Licensed Clinical Psychologist

MedOptions - Chambersburg

Posted 733 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Health Care Provider
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Hospital & Health Care
  • Job ID
    3078408

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Licensed Clinical Psychologist

We are seeking psychologists who have a passion for treating older adults and want to work in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. This position offers clinicians a challenging, yet very rewarding career. You will be part of a collaborative team that includes psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and clinical social workers. Although you work fairly independently, you have the support of your clinical supervisor, peers and office staff.

At MedOptions, psychologists play a vital role in the effective treatment of symptoms and behaviors associated with dementia and psychiatric disorders. They perform initial evaluations, neuro-cognitive rehab therapy, innovative behavioral management, traditional psychotherapy and milieu treatment. Our psychologists also participate in our Mental Health Rehabilitation Program which is designed to provide maximum support to rehab patients who are receiving PT, OT, and/or SLP therapy in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.We are setting standards of care for dementia and behavioral health services in long-term care and sub acute rehab facilities.

The nursing homes and assisted living facilities that we provide behavioral health services to vary—there are traditional nursing homes and assisted living facilities, facilities that have a higher acute psychiatric population, ones that care primarily for veterans and others who have a variety of residents in both age and diagnosis.

MedOptions offers clinicians flexibility with their schedules and full benefits starting at 24 hours/week. Our benefits include:

  • Medical/dental
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Incentive program
  • CEU reimbursement
  • 401K with matching
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Life insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement/cell phone stipend
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee paid benefits: vision, STD, LTD, personal cancer insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Employee referral program
  • Regional meetings/teleconferences
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Certificate Program (for nurse practitioners)
  • Wellness program

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Have a doctorate degree in psychology--PhD, PsyD or EdD
  • Have an unrestricted Pennsylvania license as a licensed clinical psychologist or in the process of obtaining this
  • Prior geriatric experience is preferred

To apply for this position, please apply online or contact Kaitlin Boyink at 800-370-3651, ext. 1140 or kboyink@medoptionsinc.com.

About this company

MedOptions

MedOptions is a leading provider of behavioral health services to long term care and assisted living facilities in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. MedOptions is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia and psychiatric disorders for residents of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. Our unique and effective approach integrates psychiatric medication management, behavioral therapies and neurocognitive evaluations. We provide our client facilities with reliable scheduled coverage by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians. Our clinicians are focused on helping staff and resident families understand how best to support behavioral challenges presented by residents. MedOptions exemplifies how an approach focused on teamwork and flexibility leads to the best outcomes for residents and facilities alike. We recognize that each of our client facilities has its own unique culture and way of thinking about behavioral health challenges and resident quality of life. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide individualized services to each facility and work in a collaborative partnership with our client facility’s staff.

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