Psychologist - Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD)

  • South Portland, ME
  • Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Behavioral Health
  • Req #: 135024
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Summary

 Position Summary

The Child Psychologist will work within our growing outpatient clinic at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD). Primary clinical responsibilities include conducting psychological and diagnostic evaluations, analyzing and interpreting data, and completing comprehensive evaluation reports including treatment recommendations. The psychologist should have specific training and experience with assessments to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including the ADOS-2. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of individuals. Group or individual therapy is an option for an interested candidate, as is developing a psychology training program. 

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities     

 

·Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited program

·Current licensure as a psychologist in the state of Maine (or license-eligible)

·2+ years of post-licensure experience required

·Strong working knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD).      

· Prior experience in completing psychological evaluations for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders.  

· Experience evaluating children birth - five years old

· Training in evaluation tools such as ADOS-2 

· Excellent communication and clinical writing skills

 

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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