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Contracted Psychologist

Company: Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual D
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Corpus Christi, TX*This position will remain open until filled.* (posted 11-4-2020)$350.00 per full Determination of Intellectual Disability$125.00 per DID endorsement of previous psychological reportsGeneral DescriptionUnder the supervision of the Director of IDD services, performs highly advanced contracted psychological work. Involves directing psychological activities and programs, conducting psychological evaluations, diagnosing clients, providing consultation and training on conducting sessions, and conducting psychological research. Must comply with all contract, Medicaid, HHSC, and Joint Commission standards as well as other applicable standards as they arise.Education, Training, and Experience (including licensure and certification)Must be licensed as a psychologist by the State of Texas or a reciprocity state. Must have or be willing to obtain HHSC certification for completing Determinations of Intellectual Disability. Understands and implements trauma informed care practices.
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge of psychology, psychometrics, and physiological principles; of diagnostic criteria; and of psychological evaluation methods. Skill in the use of psychological evaluation and assessment techniques, and in mediation procedures. Ability to plan and direct psychological activities and research; to provide psychological counseling, to interpret diagnostic evaluations; to analyze behavior; to develop behavior modification and skill acquisition plans; to plan and direct psychological activities and research; and to communicate effectively.DetailsThe Center is seeking a Licensed Psychologist to contract with who will conduct Determinations of Intellectual Disability(DID) and endorsements to determine eligibility for IDD Services and various HHSC programs. The DID process will require review of previous psychological reports and other records to determine the need for additional testing or the ability to complete endorsement. The contractor will need to conduct intelligence testing, Autism testing, and adaptive behavior assessments as needed to make diagnostic assessments of consumers or potential consumers. The contractor will complete endorsements of current testing whenever possible. The contractor must follows HHSC best practices guidelines when completing assessments and writing reports. The contractor must complete DID reports, and submit to the IDD Director or designee within 10 Center business days along with all testing materials, booklets, score sheets, etc. The contractor must ensure that documentation of service (HHSC Form 2122) for each individual is completed and submitted within 10 Center business days along with the DID. The contractor will ensure that credentialing standards are met, including licensure maintained and updated annually without lapse. All required Center classroom and online training must be completed upon contract execution, and updated annually. All training requirements set for by HHSC for persons conducting DIDs will need to be completed before conducting the first DID and then ongoing as required by HHSC. The contractor will need to submit to criminal history background check and Nurses "Abuse/Neglect" registry, or other checks as required by the Center.We are a tobacco free workplace

Keywords: Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual D, Corpus Christi , Contracted Psychologist, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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