Kennedy Krieger Institute

PSYCHOLOGIST - CENTER FOR AUTISM AND RELATED DISORDERS - PATUXENT

Vacancy ID
8159
Pos. Category
Psychology
Job Location : Street
9800 Patuxent Woods
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Columbia
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
CARD

Overview

The Psychologist I will provide psychological treatment services and/or psychodiagnostic assessments for outpatient clients at the Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD). The Psychologist I will also provide training to parents, paraprofessionals and professionals. Primary clinical responsibilities will be for patients aged 2 through young adult.

 

**Position will be full time at the Patuxent location or split between the Patuxent and Greenspring locations.  The new Center for Autism and Related Disorders  Columbia location is located at 9800 Patuxent Woods, Columbia, MD.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide direct fee for service services in the Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD) clinic to include treatment (individual sessions, consultations, dyads and groups, child and/or child/family), and psychodiagnostic assessment (behavioral assessment, psychological testing).
  2. Participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings as needed to discuss and evaluate the diagnoses and treatment/management of patients and formulate rehabilitation plans.
  3. Provide interpretative information to parents and/or primary caregivers (including teachers, therapists); may provide short-term counseling to parents for effecting changes in child management.
  4. Initiate and participate in innovative programs and research projects.
  5. Assist CARD psychology supervisors in the development of research initiatives.
  6. Design and conduct presentations nationally, regionally, and locally.
  7. Assist in preparation of grant proposals for submission
  8. Assist in preparation of manuscripts for submission for publication.
  9. Enter reports and patient correspondence into Epic, including entering test data into the department database
  10. Maintain productivity and reporting standards.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Primary clinical responsibilities will be for patients ages 2 through young adult.
  • Licensure in Maryland.

EDUCATION:

  • Doctoral degree in psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program.
  • Completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited predoctoral internship in professional psychology.
  • At least one year of postdoctoral fellowship is required.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1 year of experience in working with children with developmental disabilities (may be satisfied through postdoctoral training in psychology).

Benefits

We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.

 

Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies!  In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities. 

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