Clinical Psychologist - Pediatric Specialty Care
Posted on: November 16, 2023
The Clinical Psychologist for Pediatric Specialty Care is a
doctoral level position that provides psychological assessments,
consultations, and limited treatment, as indicated, as well as
teaching to residents, medical students or others as directed by
the Division Director. The position is based in an active
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics program, which is part of a
multi-specialty pediatric group practice at the largest medical
center in the state of Maine. The patient mix includes children
from infancy through adolescence with Autism Spectrum Disorders,
ADHD, developmental and/or cognitive delays, learning disorders,
mood and anxiety disorders, behavior problems, sleep disorders,
encopresis, and other neurodevelopmental concerns. This is a
full-time, 40-hour a week position.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
1. Education: Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or related
field from an APA/CPA accredited university.
2. License/Certifications: Licensed or license-eligible as a
Psychologist by the State of Maine.
3. Experience: Prior experience working with pediatric patients at
risk and/or diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Training and experience in administering/scoring/interpreting
cognitive, developmental, and psychodiagnostic assessment
instruments including the ADOS-2. Specialized training/experience
with assessment and treatment planning related to Autism Spectrum
4. Knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders.
Advanced study of mental health assessment practices, regulations,
and laws relating to clinical psychology practice.
5. Understanding of principles of legal documentation and medical
release of information.
6. Knowledge of psychological test administration, scoring and
7. Knowledge of community mental health service delivery systems
and other resources.
8. Knowledge and skill in psychological and behavioral
9. Skill in working with children with neurodevelopmental
disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder.
10. Ability to work sensitively with variety of personalities.
11. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate
effectively with families, colleagues (e.g. physicians,
psychologists, social workers, and other team members), community
11. Proficient computer skills.
12. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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