Website Jewish Family & Career Services Louisville

Hourly rate: $30-$50 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities

The psychologist will conduct psychological assessments with a focus on trauma-informed practices. Most testing referrals will be from two main sources: Immigrants or refugees who require an assessment to identify potential accommodations needed to take the naturalization test for U. S. Citizenship and referrals from Family Court which focus on the identification of individual strengths, areas for success and the recognition of social determinants of health that can hinder client success. The psychologist may also have the opportunity to provide supervision for psychology graduate students on site.

Essential Functions:

·         Conduct psychological assessments.

·         Maintain up-to-date client case records and outcomes measurement as mandated by internal policies and procedures, and by those with contracted organizations.

·         Attend weekly clinical meeting with peer clinical supervision.  Participate in multi-disciplinary treatment reviews.

·         Case management and collateral contacts as indicated.

·         Represent the agency on community committees as requested.

Supervisory Responsibility: 0 employees.

Travel Requirement: Minimal to none.

Pre-Employment Requirements:  Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background and drivers’ record check. Negative TB test required.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

·         Licensed Psy.D. or Ph.D. or equivalent in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

·         Tasks involve sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching and performing other physical requirements commensurate with demands of the position, specifically conducting home visits.

·         Sedentary work which involves sitting most of the time.

·         Must be able to speak (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words)

·         Must be able to hear (hearing aids acceptable)

·         Close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal, excessive reading, and preparing and analyzing data and figures (corrective devices acceptable).

·         The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (typical office work).

Responsibility to JFCS:  Safeguard the assets of JFCS. Attend and participate in scheduled staff meetings, follow record keeping rules according to procedures and practices of JFCS; respect confidentiality of clients and comply with HIPAA guidelines; participate as a team member in planning and agency activities.

Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies while employed.  Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

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