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Psychologist - Medicine/HIV Clinic

Company: Physician Affiliate Group of NY
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. - Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. - -NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, located in the Bronx, accommodates more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital is renowned for The Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. -The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.The Generalist Psychologist is responsible for providing psychological services on the Adult comprehensive Service department. Duties include thorough psychiatric assessments and intakes including detailed psychiatric history, suicide/risk assessments to determine treatment recommendations and potential appropriateness for ongoing outpatient therapy in the ACS clinic. Responsible for completing required forms, chart work, online assessments in line with ambulatory care policies. Responsible for ongoing psychotherapy and crisis intervention as needed. Will be working closely with a multidisciplinary team made up of nurses, social workers, PAs, MDs and Psychiatrists. Will be reporting to Medical Director of the ACS, Head of Psychology Department. Will also be involved in training for the Psychology Internship and Externship Training Programs and providing education as needed. -TASKS & RESPONSIBILITES:Provide the primary therapy. Primary care involves full clinical responsibility for evaluation, treatment, coordination of medical, milieu, and dispositional needs and appropriate documentation.

  • Lead and supervise group therapy, coordinate community meetings, and contribute to establishing milieu therapy.
  • Supervise psychology interns and externs on rotation on the Unit in the provision of primary therapy, group and family therapy, and disposition planning and as assigned by the Director of Psychology or Designate
  • Provide individual and family therapies and case management.
  • Provide and supervise psychological testing of patients on the Unit.
  • Participates in the quality assurance program on the Unit, implement and document quality improvement.
  • Design and implement behavioral intervention programs for patient management.
  • Present clinical information to multidisciplinary team regarding patient progress.
  • Complete all required forms and paperwork to process admission successfully.
  • Provide other documentation as assigned, ensuring that all documents are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Participates in psychology staff meetings and Internship and Externship training programs.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings as necessary.
  • Keeps abreast of current psychological theory, treatment and testing approaches designed to maintain and/or increase population specific therapeutic and diagnostic assessment skills through attendance at workshops, conferences and seminars.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Unit Chief, Site Director of Psychology or Designate, including coverage on other services when needed as assigned by the Department Chair or Site Director of Psychology.
  • Complete annual trainings in Preventing and Management of Crisis Situations (PMCS) and Self Restraint and Ligature Risk.QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION: -
  • Completion of two years of graduate work consisting of at least 60 graduate credits (semester hours) in psychology, in an accredited graduate program leading to a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, health psychology, or neuropsychology, plus two years of satisfactory full-time experience in one of the above-named areas under the supervision of a qualified psychologist or psychiatrists in a hospital, plus two years of satisfactory full-time experience in one of the above-named areas under the supervision of a qualified psychologist or psychiatrists in a hospital.
  • Completion of APA-approved internship in professional psychology will be deemed evidence of meeting all supervised experience requirements, including the two years of full-time experience.
  • It is expected that all staff members who have obtained a doctoral degree in psychology and who have direct patient contact for clinical purposes will obtain a State license as soon as they are eligible.
  • Must have Limited Permit or License on file to provide services at North Central Bronx Hospital.
  • Must have training In Columbia Suicide Assessments and Self-Test for Ligature and Restraint.Benefits include:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • CME days and dollars
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
  • Visa candidates are considered
  • Medical Malpractice policy coverage -EOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of NY, New Rochelle , Psychologist - Medicine/HIV Clinic, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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