Child Psychologist - Autism/Developmental Disorders

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  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Partners
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 116427-62614
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  • Clinical Psychologist - Pediatric Specialty Care, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
    Maine Medical Partners
    Portland, ME
    Full Time, Days (32- 40 hrs)
     
    Maine Medical Partners is seeking a Clinical Psychologist - Pediatric Specialty Care in Portland. This is a doctoral level position providing psychological assessments, consultations, and, if interested, limited treatment, as well as providing teaching to residents, medical students or others as directed by the division Director. The setting is an active Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics program with five psychologists and three developmental behavioral pediatricians, which is part of a multi-specialty pediatric group practice at the largest medical center in the state. 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.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or related field from an APA/CPA accredited university.
      • Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist by the State of Maine.
      • Experience and skill working with pediatric patients at risk for and/or diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.
      • Training and experience in administering/scoring/interpreting cognitive, developmental, and psychodiagnostic assessment instruments.
      • Specialized training/experience with assessment and treatment planning related to Autism Spectrum Disorder, including the ADOS-2.
      • Knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. Advanced study of mental health assessment. Knowledge of regulations and laws relating to clinical psychology practice.
      • Knowledge of community mental health service delivery systems and other resources.
      • Ability to work sensitively with variety of personalities.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with families, colleagues (e.g. physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other team members), community agencies, etc.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
 
About Maine Medical Partners
Founded in 1995, Maine Medical Partners is Maine’s largest multi-specialty medical group, providing a wide range of primary, specialty and sub-specialty care through a network of more than 40 locations in and around Greater Portland. We pride ourselves on improving the health of our community through excellence in clinical care, education and research.
 
Coastal Maine’s breathtaking bays, ports and ocean beaches provide unique outdoor adventure experiences every season of the year. You can easily enjoy day trips to area towns, explore surrounding parks, hike, ski, swim, bike, sail, golf, or even canoe or kayak Maine’s beautiful rivers and lakes.
Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small town friendliness. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and lively community.
 
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. 

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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