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Psychology Intern

Company: Wellpath
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"OverviewOur Psychology Intern gains experience in many different clinical roles that psychologists play in a hospital setting and may perform any of the specific duties listed below.QualificationsEducation:

  • Currently enrolled in a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at an accredited universityExperience:
    • Skilled in organization, supervision, and state of the art treatment interventions Licenses/Certifications:
      • None requiredResponsibilities
      • Consultation Reporting: Evaluates the mental status and briefly assesses patients at the request of the unit psychiatrists following a fairly traditional medical model. These experiences help interns to develop greater skill in assessing, diagnosing, and making treatment recommendations while strengthening their skills in consulting to other professionals.
      • Group Treatment: Participates in group psychotherapy and psychoeducational or skills training groups including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Dual Diagnosis, Anger Management, Sexual Education, Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention, Cognitive- Behavioral Group for Depression, and Competency Restoration groups. May develop addition groups based on the on the intern's interests.
      • Individual Treatment: Conducts individual psychotherapy as is needed, particularly as individuals move toward discharge. Individual interventions may include crisis management, cognitive-behavioral interventions, supportive psychotherapy, and skills training.
      • Specialized Behavioral Plans: Develops specialized behavioral plans to help the patient attain their goals by application of behavioral principles.
      • Psychological Assessment: Conducts psychological assessments including personality, intelligence, cognitive screening, competence to proceed to trial, and forensic risk assessments.
      • Performance Improvement: Participates in activities that monitor and improve the quality of patient outcomes and services provided.
      • Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patient as an individual, and considers the culture of the patient when providing care and treatment. Demonstrates cultural competency in all aspects of duties performed. This should be particularly evident in interactions with and treatment of patient.
      • Attends and successfully completes competency training on an annual basis.
      • Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages.
      • Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span development needs of each patient. Demonstrates age specific competency in all aspects of duties performed. This should be particularly evident in interactions with and treatment of patients. Attends and successfully completes competency training on an annual basis.
      • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
      • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
      • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
      • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Pembroke Pines , Psychology Intern, Healthcare , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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