Behavioral Psychologist - Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD)

  • South Portland, ME
  • Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Behavioral Health
  • Req #: 136299
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Position Summary

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking a Behavioral Psychologist to focus on assessment and treatment of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with co-occurring behavioral and emotional challenges. The position provides outpatient behavioral and psychological evaluations and treatment for this population, supported by a clinic team of other providers. This is an exciting opportunity for an academically-inclined psychologist to join a growing, nationally-recognized program that includes treatment, research and professional training for this population.

This position is full-time and will join an expert multi-disciplinary team in the care of adults and older youth with developmental disorders and co-occurring behavioral health challenges. Multiple clinical research studies are being performed in our service, producing a rich learning environment, in addition to a bi-weekly DD case conference and access to a multi-level system of care for the population. This position joins a group of 3 psychologists and 8 BCBAs specializing in the population, together serving an exciting and growing specialty program that extends from acute inpatient to partial hospital to day treatment and outpatient clinic.

This position is targeted to begin in summer 2021 when the new Center of Excellence facility is opening.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Licensure or license eligible as a PhD or PsyD in the State of Maine required.
  • Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst OR significant training in the use of ABA principles to assess and treat problem behaviors.
  • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, analytical skills, professionalism, and maturity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication 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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