Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Redwood Coast Regional Center   Ukiah, CA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on August 5, 2022
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Redwood Coast Regional Center is currently recruiting for a Licensed Clinical 
Psychologist. Under minimal supervision, the Licensed Clinical Psychologist shall 
provide a broad spectrum of clinical services including but not limited to intake and 
eligibility, coordination of mental health services for clients, consultation to Client, 
Clinical and Community Services Departments, diagnostic and forensic assessments, 
psychological interventions, and staff, client and provider training.
Education/Experience: Doctorate in clinical, developmental, educational or pediatric 
psychology, and two years of experience working with special populations. Possession 
of psychologist license issued by the California State Board of Psychology or currently 
meets eligibility requirements for such licensure. Experience administering 
psychological - cognitive evaluations and competency evaluations are highly preferred. 
Experience, training and/or interest in Autistic Spectrum Disorders are especially 
desired. Ability to relate to and convey knowledge in a constructive, supportive and 
collaborative manner to clients, their families and professionals within the Agency and 
with other community organizations and programs.
This position requires a valid CA driver’s license, reliable transportation, minimum 
vehicle insurance as prescribed by law or the ability to provide for independent 
transportation. Computer literacy is also required. A background check will be required 
prior to employment.
Salary range: $7,704-$10,840/ month w/exc benefits (8 step salary range) 
JOB SUMMARY:
General Scope of Responsibilities: Under minimal supervision, the Licensed Clinical 
Psychologist shall provide a broad spectrum of clinical services including but not limited 
to intake and eligibility, coordination of mental health services for clients, consultation to 
Client, Clinical and Community Services Departments, diagnostic and forensic 
assessments, psychological interventions, and staff, client and provider training.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 Assists in matters related to psychology, specifically to the provision of 
comprehensive services to people with developmental disabilities.
 Participates as teacher/consultant to Agency personnel involved in the 
development and delivery of services to people with developmental disabilities 
served by Redwood Coast Regional Center (RCRC).
INTAKE AND ELIGIBILITY
 Conduct file reviews for clients referred by intake or case management and make 
recommendations regarding eligibility, diagnosis and need, if any, for further 
psychological assessment.
 Participate in intake staffing designed to determine eligibility and to plan initial 
service needs, as requested.
 Participate in initial interdisciplinary staffing designed to plan for the ongoing 
needs of RCRC clients, as requested.
 Meet with intake staff, as requested.
 Prepare for and participate in informal and formal fair hearings.
 Conduct and participate in initial and ongoing staff training activities, as 
requested.
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
 Coordinate and assure compliance with Memorandums of Understanding 
(MOUs) established between the Agency and county mental health agencies.
 Monitor provision of psychotherapeutic services to clients.
 Participate in liaison meetings with county mental health agencies
 Work with county mental health agencies on a client-by-client basis to reach 
consensus on diagnosis, medical necessity for mental health treatment, 
treatment plan development and evaluation of treatment outcomes.
 Respond to crisis situations regarding Agency’s clients who are referred to 
county mental health agencies.
 As the in-house clinician responsible for the psychological aspects of mental 
health services, consult with case management, clinical and community services 
staff as requested.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
 Conduct psychological testing and write reports as needed.
 Consult with case management, clinical and community services staff on client 
issues including but not limited to psychological assessment, psychotherapeutic 
intervention, telephone and face-to-face conferences, program monitoring and 
program evaluation.
 Work with intake coordinators and other staff, as requested, to develop and 
monitor compliance with assessment protocols for psychological evaluations.
 Provide consultation, training and technical assistance for vendored service 
providers regarding psychological services.
 Assist in maintenance of psychological services including development, 
recruitment, interview and monitoring orientation of psychological vendors.
 Assist in development, implementation, monitoring and team management of 
comprehensive psychological services for clients, including but not limited to 
counseling services.
OTHER FUNCTIONS
 Participate as a cooperative, responsive, respectful and responsible member of 
the Clinical Department and other related subcommittee projects.
 Attend and participate in interagency meetings, when requested.
 Participate on selective committees, as requested.
 Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Doctorate in clinical, developmental, educational or 
pediatric psychology, and two years of experience working with special populations. 
Possession of psychologist license issued by the California State Board of Psychology 
or currently meets eligibility requirements for such licensure. 
Experience administering psychological - cognitive evaluations and competency 
evaluations are highly preferred. Experience, training and/or interest in Autistic 
Spectrum Disorders are especially desired.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Ability to relate to and convey knowledge in a 
constructive, supportive and collaborative manner to clients, their families and 
professionals within the Agency and with other community organizations and programs. 
Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, and materials of psychology in 
serving the developmentally disabled. Knowledge of the sources, uses, administrations 
and interpretations of psychological and behavioral tests. Ability to prepare verbal and 
written reports in a clear, concise and appropriate manner.
OTHER:
This position requires extensive sitting in office settings, for meetings and travel. 
Frequent walking, standing, and occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs. with occasional 
bending, stooping, reaching and stretching to complete work duties is required. 
Computer and other standard office equipment is required for this position. Adequate 
manual dexterity and coordination for operation of an automobile, possession of a valid 
drivers’ license and automobile liability insurance for the minimum amount prescribed by 
law, or ability to provide for independent transportation. Hearing and vision corrected to 
normal range. Any of the above with reasonable accommodation.
This position requires the ability to work under pressure of deadlines and a fast-paced 
environment and to cope with complex and often stressful situations.
SUPERVISION
The Clinical Psychologist is a member of the Clinical Team and reports directly to the 
Director of Clinical Services