Bilingual Psychologist Needed

Position Title: Bilingual Psychologist Needed

Employer Name: Metrocare Services

City and State: Dallas, TX

Date position is available: 07/17/2020

Position Description: Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career whereyour skills and passion for delivering quality care makea positive difference to the individuals that we serve. ABOUT METROCARE:Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:The Psychologist reviews records and conducts assessment to determine whether the qualifying diagnoses of an intellectual disability, pervasive developmental disorders or related conditions exist in accordance with agency policies and operating procedures and applicable state and Federal statutes and regulations. The Psychologist evaluates intellectual and adaptive functioning using standardized tests, interview, observation, and historical information to determine the eligibility of individuals seeking Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services via the Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority-Dallas County The Psychologist also explains assessment results to the consumer and family, and documents the findings in the data base program and in a written report provided to the consumer and/or family. Psychologists uses a basic knowledge of developmental disorders and differential diagnoses, as well as symptomology of primary mental illness and intellectual disability to provide services in a person-centered, supportive, community-based environment

Number of contract days: Full-time Position M-F

Salary Range: 65,000-85,000 DOE and Certifications

Employer contact info: J'[email protected]

J'Nean Addison
1345 Riverbend
Dallas, Texas 75247
J'[email protected]