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Psychologist - Patient Care (Full Time, Day Shift)

NCPS-PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 22716


Job Summary

Provides psychological services.

Job Specific Duties

  • Completes and oversees therapist documentation and record keeping for quality, appropriateness, and completeness. 
  • Ensures all psychological treatment programs demonstrate evidence-based outcomes. 
  • Oversee the completion of the initial psychosocial evaluation within the first 2 sessions including a DSM diagnosis, clinical observations, and recommendations in the form of a treatment plan.
  • Provides direct care, psychological therapies, and evaluations to patients. 
  • Provides in-service training to staff, interns, students, the hospital and community. 
  • Provides intern and student supervision to ensure assigned psychological treatments and assessment procedures are completed. 
  • Responsible for reviewing and completing ongoing documentation and progress notes for each visit/session of the patients' treatment goals and patients' response to therapy on a timely basis. 
  • Schedules patient appointments and sessions within 24 hrs from assignment. 
  • Completes outpatient charges for staff immediately after session; maintains organized records which can be easily accessed in case of discrepancies .




Minimum Job Requirements

  • Doctorate degree in Psychology 
  • Crisis Prevention Institute - successfully complete CPI (Crisis Intervention Training) and maintain active and in good standing throughout employment required within 90 days of hire date
  • CPR HEART - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Level II Background Check And Affidavit of Good Moral Character - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Clinical Psychologist License in the State of Florida or license eligible in the State of Florida
  • APA/CPA accredited doctoral internship
  • ABPP board eligible
  • Experience in Individual and Family Therapy/Pediatric Psychology and Clinical Supervision

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan for psychological treatment and to evaluate the patients response to the implementation of the plan.
  • Ability to work with patients and their families in a therapeutic manner.
  • Competency in performing psychological assessments and producing written report.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to problem solve, to formulate a plan for treatment, education, and evaluate the patients response to the implementation of the plan.

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Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

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Job Status

:Full Time

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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