Clinical Psychologist CategoryClinic DescriptionPosition Summary:Assure accurate, appropriate, and timely case formulation and documentation, including psychosocial history, psychological assessment, treatment planning and recommendations. Responsible for outcomes-based treatment planning in coordination and compliance with different funding sources, contract requirements, federal and state guidelines for PRTF and CBS.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Provide clinical psychological testing to youth referred to YBGR, including Community Based Services (CBS) and youth in Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF).
Complete all clinical paperwork in a timely fashion according to YBGR standards and applicable licensing and accreditation standards; including all testing, billing, treatment planning, etc.
Provide a psychological assessment report to the guardian and consultation with the guardian, client, and team members regarding the results of the assessment.
Responsible for outcomes-based treatment planning in coordination and compliance with different funding sources, contract requirements, federal and state guidelines for PRTF and CBS
Provide clinical leadership and coaching to internal team members and external professionals.
Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings, to include educational planning and mental health team meetings, to assist team members in understanding the assessment recommendations.
Maintain on-going communication among internal and external teams to ensure proper utilization of treatment resources for assigned youth.
Contribute to the strategic goals and outcomes of the agency as measured by the development and achievement of individual, departmental, and organizational goals and outcomes. Participate in Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) goals of the organization both individually and as a team member.
Other duties as assigned, including helping to cover therapeutic needs of the youth served in CBS and PRTF.
Supervisory Duties:Supervises psychometrist(s) staff, with oversight and manages as outlined in the supervisory duties below.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Plans and directs work, ensuring that work schedules are adhered to and assigning specific duties to subordinate staff.
Responsible for interviewing, hiring, onboarding and training employees. Conducts staff evaluations, job performance management (including coaching/counseling), and corrective action.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate staff training and education programs are provided. Schedule and conduct regular monthly staff meetings.
Demonstrates effective management of a team toward achievement of goals, including appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Position RequirementsEducation: Ph.D. or PsyD in Clinical Psychology or related field of study from an accredidated university.Previous Professional Experience:Clinical management within a multi-disciplinary treatment team setting
Child/adolescent diagnosing utilizing the most recent DSM
Psychological assessment and treatment of children and adolescents
License and/or Certification:? Montana Licensure as PsychologistCompetencies or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s)Expertise in the psychological assessment and treatment of children and adolescents
Ability to relate and build rapport with youth and families therapeutically
Ability to work in cooperation and collaboration with treatment team
Ability to adhere to code of ethics including: The Child and Youth Worker Code of Ethics, The National Association of Social Worker Code and The American Psychological Association Code
Ability and willingness to maintain and enhance clinical skill set
Knowledge of and ability to maintain professional therapeutic boundaries and confidentiality with youth and families
Knowledge of behavior modification and age appropriate child development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent time management skills, organizational skills and flexibility
Excellent active listening skills
Good computer skills
Good judgment and decision-making skills
Criminal / Child Abuse Clearance:Must pass criminal record and child abuse registry background check as required by the State of Montana.Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-Time Hiring Range Salary$1,220.76 - $1,367.15 per week ($63,474.84-$71,091.80 Annual) depending on experience. PositionClinical Psychologist DivisionBillings Close Date12/15/2020 Exempt/Non-ExemptExempt LocationBillings About the OrganizationYellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch was founded in 1956 and welcomed the first boy to the ranch in 1957. Today Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, a nonprofit organization, is trusted locally and nationally as a leader in the field of mental health care for children and their families.Our Residential Treatment is located on a 410 acre, working farm and ranch located in Billings, MT. We offer a continuum of mental health services that include case management, youth mentoring, home/school-based programs and foster care in addition to residential treatment. We specialize in treating troubled youth who struggle with social, emotional, and behavioral disorders. We also have four Community Based Services locations in Livingston, Lewistown, Dillon, and Billings. With all of our locations we impact about 650 kids each day. And throughout our history, YBGR has impacted close to 10,000 youth and their families.If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career where you will be an important member of a diverse and committed team of individuals that are working hard to prepare our youth for life, we hope you will consider a career with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch.EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This position is currently accepting applications.