Psychology Intern


JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Neptune Requisition # 2022-112589 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDay Address1945 State Route 33, Neptune, 07753

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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

  • This position coordinates the care and management of patients and family members who present a wide range of diagnoses and difficulties 
  • Initially observes and then performs specialized psychosocial evaluations for children and adults who present with a wide range of diagnoses and difficulties 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in use and interpretation of appropriate assessment tools and the subsequent integration into the formulation of a diagnostic impression
  • Organizes and co-facilitates group therapy for child and adult patients and their family members
  • Works collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team of medical providers, mental health providers and other team members 
  • Provides written assessments and case related correspondence in a timely and professional manner
  • Provides collateral contact with clients as needed
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed
  • Attends weekly supervision with Clinical Supervisor: Licensed Psychologist
  • Attends weekly didactics to enhance knowledge and skills in psychology
  • Attends staff meetings as required with Supervising Psychologist and Clinical Staff
  • Provides effective treatment to patients, whether assessment or therapy, and shares and interprets information to staff, families, and/or other approved agencies
  • Completes written reports in a timely fashion as required
  • Provides individual and psychotherapeutic services in accordance with current standards of practice, as developed by professional and licensing organizations, and defined and interpreted by supervisor
  • Integrates discharge planning into ongoing treatment to assure a continuity of care for patient upon completion of treatment
  • Functions collaboratively with treatment team members to enhance service to patients
  • Maintains patient records as required by law and Medical Center policy
  • Assists other mental health professionals in expediting emergencies and/or functions as co-therapist in special situations
  • Provides a comprehensive assessment of patient's psychosocial needs, develops treatment plans and treatment plan reviews based on findings and according to department policy
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.)
  • Delivers and documents all care in an efficient and productive manner
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in Doctoral degree program in psychology or related field
  • Maintain professional competencies through attendance at workshops, training seminars, conferences or graduate education
  • Trained in individual and group psychotherapy techniques
  • Knowledge of psychopathology and differential diagnosis and treatment techniques

Our Network

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