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Eating Disorder Psychologist

Company: Clinical Management Consultants
Location: Union City
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

This trusted East Bay Health System is actively interviewing for a Licensed Psychologist to join its Eating Disorder Behavioral Health team. Join the community-focused health system, and support patients’ emotional, environmental, and financial needs.

At the heart of this thriving Ambulatory Therapy community in the East Bay Area, is a respected healthcare systems that offers a vast array of Acute, Sub-Acute, and Outpatient Services. From Inpatient and Emergency services a nearby 200+ hospital, to a full range of outpatient, primary, and specialty care clinics, this community health system has earned a reputation for amazing patient outcomes and innovative care models. The Eating Disorder Psychologist will play an integral role in supporting patient care and well-being across the continuum of care.

Reporting to the Outpatient and Special Programs Mental Health Manager, the Eating Disorder Psychologist will work with an outstanding Therapy team made of Masters prepared Social Workers (MSW), Clinical Psychologists (Psy.D.) and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT). Working with such a diverse team, the Psychologist will get exposure to a large set of patient populations beyond the Outpatient / Ambulatory care patients that will be your primary focus. 

As a Licensed Psychologist in this Eating Disorder Program, you will play an integral role in supporting a wide array functions and activities focused on helping patients. This person will get to have a voice in developing, implementing, and evaluating clinical treatment programs for this health system during an exciting time. This department is growing, having added 20 new roles in the past few months, bringing the community up to nearly 80 employees, and is offering a wider array of therapy programs to its patients, now including individual, family, groups, and intensive Outpatient programs. Clinically, this program has begun to add a wider range of interventions and modalities, including:

  • Stress Management
  • Supportive Therapies
  • Crisis Intervention
  • CBT (Cognitive & Behavioral Therapies)
  • Skills Training

The Eating Disorder Psychologist will get to work closely with a wide range of professionals, and will take on an important role. At the core of this persons responsibilities are the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with diverse Mental Health needs. The Psychologist will collaborate with Physicians, Psychiatrists, Dieticians, and other professionals to develop a holistic treatment plan for each patient.

In addition to the collaborative aspects of the role, this Psychologist will also offer Outpatient Psychotherapy services directly to patients and groups ranging from children to the elderly. This person will also have the opportunity to develop and lead educational classes around Eating Disorders and other acute or chronic mental health issues. Because of the scope of clinical practice necessary, this position requires a PhD, PsyD, or Educational Doctorate (EdD) in Clinical Counseling, Health, or School Psychology along with a current license to practice in California.

One of the nation’s most recognized metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area boasts something for everyone. In the deep, giant redwood forests, sand beaches, and craggy coastal cliffs, you’ll find miles of hiking trails and relaxing solitude. In the technological capital of the world, Silicon Valley, you’ll find a burgeoning entrepreneurial environment which never ceases to inspire. Of course, San Francisco proper let you down, with a world-class restaurant industry, a legendary live-music scene, and a long history of artistic license. Whether the Eating Disorder Psychologist desires quiet serenity or city action, you’ll find it around every corner.

The Eating Disorder Psychologist will play a direct role in realizing the community’s growth and development plans. You’ll get the opportunity to work with a wide array internal and external partners, driving the health system’s mission with every decision. For the dedication and hard work that this role will require, the Psychologist will receive a generous benefits package, a competitive compensation, and the job security that comes with a growing and healthy organization.

Keywords: Clinical Management Consultants, Union City , Eating Disorder Psychologist, Other , Union City, California

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