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$103k – $144K – DOE


Position Summary

Provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of co-occurring mental health needs of patients. Treatment of patients will involve assessment (may potentially include testing) and therapy, with patients who present with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses. Additional duties involve participation as a member of a multidisciplinary team, crisis intervention, provision of supervision to trainees and staff seeking licensure and ongoing care planning.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications

Education, training, licensure, experience, etc.

Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or similar

Licensed Psychologist in the state you are currently practicing

Two years freedom from chemical use problems (CA only)

Experience in psychological assessment

Strong skills in differential diagnosis

Experience in individual and group therapy

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of substance use and other addictions

Education, training, licensure, experience, etc.

Three or more years working in the mental health and chemical dependency field

Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced environment

Experience working with clients with substance use disorders

Willingness to be licensed in other states

Spanish fluency

Required competencies for clinical excellence

  1. Therapeutic alliance
    Able to form a professional therapeutic relationship and partnership between clinical provider and client to work together for an agreed-upon goal; understands an individual’s perspective at any given point in time and can convey that understanding when appropriate to a client; maintains high ethical standards throughout the provider-client relationship.
  2. Twelve Step principles
    Facilitates Twelve Step principles in addiction and recovery counseling for clients, family members and other stakeholders; can present the Twelve Step facilitation as an effective evidence-based program to others.
  3. Conflict management and crisis intervention
    Reacts calmly and professionally to interpersonal conflicts; can take charge in situations that involve anger, avoidance or acting out; effectively manages atypical situations that require an immediate response (in twelve hours or less) to facilitate improved outcomes.
  4. Client, customer and stakeholder focus
    Assertively represents clients, customers and stakeholders; ensures that the voices of the client, customer and stakeholder are heard; is responsive to their needs; communicates effectively and establishes rapport with both internal and external customers.
  5. Professional knowledge
    Stays current on professional and emerging work-related issues; demonstrates clinical knowledge and expertise; serves as a knowledgeable resource to provide best practice advice to others; keeps up-to-date on ethical trends and issues.
  6. Communication
    Understands and is understood by others; makes complex material understandable; clearly articulates key points when writing and speaking; effectively persuades and influences others; addresses and listens to others in a respectful manner.
  7. Interpersonal skill
    Works well with others; builds effective work relationships with a wide range of individuals; is approachable; effectively resolves disagreements or conflict; shows sensitivity to people of diverse backgrounds.
  8. Teamwork
    Supports effective team efforts; encourages a spirit of participation and belonging; enhances group cohesiveness by emphasizing team objectives and reinforcing cooperation; actively contributes as a thoughtful member of interdisciplinary teams.
  9. Adaptability and change management
    Appropriately adjusts strategy in response to new information; adapts positively to changes; is confident in the face of uncertainty and ambiguity; can make decisions and act responsibly without having the entire situation totally defined.
  10. Learning agility
    Invests effort to continuously learn and apply new approaches and technologies; is a quick learner; investigates and applies new approaches, skills and behaviors to improve effectiveness, quality, productivity, efficiency or cost effectiveness.
  11. Analytical and systems thinking
    Considers the “big picture” and the interrelationships of parts; supports use of evidence-based practices and data-driven decisions; investigates and analyzes issues to identify root causes and draw appropriate conclusions; uses critical thinking and logic to solve problems; makes sound decisions.
  12. Results orientation
    Drives for successful results; makes things happen; conveys a bias for action and a sense of urgency; moves tasks and assignments toward closure; strives to identify and implement better, faster and more cost effective solutions; willingly invests considerable effort to assure deadlines are met in a high quality manner.
  13. Courage and commitment
    Takes a stand in the face of adversity or resistance; challenges the status quo and fights for beliefs when appropriate; takes calculated risks and perseveres; shows commitment to our mission, vision and values.
  14. Emotional resilience
    In professional settings, bounces back from setbacks; is in touch with his or her own feelings and values, and helps others understand their own emotions; demonstrates optimism and confidence about the future and inspires others with a healthy outlook about the possibilities; works on his or her own issues and needs so as to be effective in professional environment.

To learn more, please contact Ren’e at rene@apnusa.com or call 602-788-5890.

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