Pediatric Psychotherapist (PRN):
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

74501-en_US
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta Georgia
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Description

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Location:  Hughes Spalding 
Requisition #:  74501

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides behavioral/psychological services to clients and families in accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served.  Provides parent, teacher, and staff training and consultation. Monitor effectiveness and implementation of behavioral protocols in clinic, home, school, and other community settings. Reports to a licensed clinical psychologist.

EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Education, or related field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor or eligible
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 2 years of experience in working with individuals with psychological or behavior disorders
  • Experience in behavioral assessment and treatment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must be able to organize and manage time and manage multiple tasks
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Designs and implements comprehensive behavioral assessment and behavioral treatment programs (for both behavior reduction and skill acquisition) for children, families, and community caregivers.
  2. Coordinates case management activities and trains parents or other caregivers to implement treatment programs.
  3. Designs and implements comprehensive behavioral assessment and behavioral treatment programs (for both behavior reduction and skill acquisition) in school, home, and other community settings.
  4. Provides consultative services to parents, teachers, and other clinical/educational personnel, trains staff as needed, and coordinates home and school communication.
  5. Handles day-to-day supervision and training of clinical staff and attends supervision sessions prepared with case files and up-to-date treatment plans and protocols.
  6. Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to existing professional ethical standards, conducts self in a responsible and ethical manner, comes to work in a timely manner, and maintains appropriate therapist-patient relationships.
  7. Completes all paperwork and handles phone contacts to caregivers, outside agencies, and schools regarding treatment and development of treatment plans, goals, and objectives.
  8. Keeps up to date with research related to cases and uses the findings in an appropriate manner to augment treatment planning.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, GA  30303
Function:  Allied Health - Behavior Health