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Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional value and recovery-focused, quality care. We are experts in the field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental health and substance use community-based services and offer a dynamic employment experience! Pathways offers competitive salaries and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of evidence-based, promising practices and much more! We are well-known in the field and have been a preferred provider in the Southern California region for over 20 years partnering with local government agencies and managed care companies to offer personalized, integrated care to community members of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. You will find that we have several openings ranging from administrative to clinical positions in a variety of service areas and settings in Southern California. Join one of our Pathways companies, Pathways Community Services (PCS) and/or College Community Services (CCS) and experience it for yourself! We have over 30 outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County.
Pathways is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to join our team as a Licensed Psychologist part time (20 hours a week) at our Anaheim location.
Experience with Orange County Department of Mental Health preferred.
Our EPSDT program is a Medi-Cal funded community and field-based mental health services to children/families. Family therapy, psychological testing, and intensive in home services. Specializing in Trauma Informed, Evidence Based Practices including TF-CBT, PCIT, Seeking Safety, and EMDR. Medication management, indiv./group therapy, school consultation, case management, mentorship, assessment, crisis intervention, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS).
Provides direct mental health services through individual and group counseling, to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment. Majority of time is spent in a clinical role, which includes directing and/or supervising the work of subordinate clinical staff, but may also provide administrative support as needed.
- Completes initial comprehensive assessment of clients by collecting data through us of interviews, case history and observational techniques
- Selects, administers, scores and interprets psychological testing batteries as needed
- Evaluates data to identify causes of individuals’ problems and to determine advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists or institutions
- Maintain and ensures HIPAA, ethical standards and professional boundaries with all staff and clients
- Provides individual, group and family therapy for clients as planned in the individualized treatment plan
- Completes all paperwork according to regulatory requirements
- Tracks results of counseling to determine reliability and validity of treatment used
- May lead group interventions and take a leading role in walk-in crisis intervention
- May provide consultation/education to community service clubs, organizations, human service agencies, hospitals, and various county departments
- Participates in staff meetings, training, Utilization Review meetings, case conferences and supervision meetings as required
- Performs administrative functions consistent with the needs of the program
- May handle as assigned of On-Call Phone / After Hours duties
- Other duties as assigned or necessary to support the program and/or the company
- Provide the best customer care possible
- Identify and build upon the strengths of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve
- Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness
- Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers
- Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry
- Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes
Level of SupervisionPsychologist II
Orients, trains, assigns, and reviews the work of Psychologist Assistant and other unlicensed mental health staff
Psychologist IIWorks under or relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned goals Consults with superior or higher levels of management on the more difficult and complex phases of work
Educational/Licensing RequirementsEducation or Equivalent Experience Psychologist I/II
PH.D or Psy.D. in Psychology from an accredited college or university
Proof of: valid California driver’s license and auto insurance, as well as proof of education are required
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Psychologist IIState licensed by appropriate Board to practice independently as a Psychologist at the highest level in the State
Knowledge, Skills and ExperiencePsychologist II
- Minimum of three years full-time post- doctoral experience in the direct provision of mental health services.
- Individual with at least one year of post-doctoral full-time experience who have a prior Master’s degree in Psychology may substitute Master’s experience on a two-for-one year basis, up to a maximum of two year’s credit toward meeting this requirement.
- Intermediate level of PC skills required.
Physical RequirementsPsychologist I/II
- MAB training is preferred
- Office Environment (not remote position). Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking
Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.