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Job Description

Requisition #:  17164     
Name of Location:   Hughes Spalding
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Part-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 

JOB SUMMARY

Oversees and develops assessments and/or treatments for specialty pediatric population. Assists with translation of findings into therapeutic approaches which can be utilized by a transdisciplinary or interdisciplinary team. May supervise students/fellows, pre-doctoral interns, and/or postdoctoral fellows. Cooperates and collaborates with parents, caretakers, and other professionals to meet the total needs of the patient and family. Counsels and educates families. Assists with the coordination of a clinical database and promotes research.

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Psychology

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia licensed psychologist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 4 years of experience in direct assessment and care of pediatric patients in an inpatient and/or outpatient setting
  • Experience in conducting clinical supervision

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in providing family therapy/counseling
  • Experience in writing and research

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Proficient in neuropsychological and/or psychological assessments and/or treatments of children, adolescents, and young adults

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Provides effective delivery of services (e.g., psychological assessments, consultation, and therapy) appropriate to the patient’s specific needs and severity level of disability or impairment.
  2. Integrates infection control and body substance precautions, patient safety, body mechanics, and knowledge of growth and development, including referral to outside agencies as appropriate.
  3. Provides appropriate assessment and treatment, including modifications for special population(s).
  4. Develops and successfully implements assessment standards and treatment plans that support established goals.
  5. Documents weekly/monthly treatment notes and assessment reports following established standards.
  6. Completes discharge and follows up according to departmental standards, including liaison services to patient’s local school systems to assist with school re-entry and consultation for individual education program development as appropriate.
  7. Demonstrates and practices family-centered care.
  8. Maintains a therapeutic relationship with patient and family.
  9. Communicates relevant information at the patient/family level of  understanding.
  10. Identifies patient/family need for services from ancillary departments and provides follow-up and referral as necessary.
  11. Includes family/caregiver participation in all phases of the patient’s program.
  12. Evaluates patient and family psychosocial needs and provides appropriate direction to the team to meet these needs.
  13. Maintains an emphasis on minimizing duplication and increasing efficiency.
  14. Demonstrates commitment to continuous professional growth and improvement, meeting required continuing education standards.
  15. Provides clinical supervision to fellows, interns, psychometrists, students, and other employees as assigned.
  16. Supports and participates in continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.

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 - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

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

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated 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, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 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 ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. 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 being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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