Psychologist
HealthStar Physicians
 Morristown, TN

Requisition Number: PSYCH01192

Essential Functions:

  • Collect information through observations, interviews, surveys, and other methods.
  • Research and identify behavioral or emotional patterns.
  • Test for patterns that will help them better understand and predict behavior.
  • Use their knowledge to increase understanding among individuals and groups.
  • Seek to understand and explain thoughts, emotions, feelings, and behavior of patients.
  • Help patients deal with problems ranging from short-term personal issues to severe, chronic conditions.
  • Educate patients and medical staff on psychological issues and promote healthy-living strategies.
  • Investigate health issues, such as substance abuse, and develop programs to address the problems.
  • Provide effective individual, family, and group psychotherapy.
  • Determine realistic goals for psychotherapy.
  • Perform psycho-diagnostic evaluations.
  • Supervise staff, fellows and interns.
  • Attend program development for patients treated or evaluated.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of patient needs when devising and implementing treatment.
  • Provide team consultation.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Must demonstrate current competencies applicable for the position.
  • Knowledge of clinic/medical practice procedures related to all medical operations.
  • In-depth knowledge of experience in individual, group, couples and family psychology.
  • Demonstrated skill in supervision of clinical staff and trainees.
  • Proven experience in administering findings of current studies into clinical curriculum.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work cooperatively as a member of office staff and team.

Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • Combination of daily standing, walking, squatting, bending, and maneuvering.
  • May require lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Stress can be triggered by workload and difficult patients.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • Two years’ experience in clinical psychology, primary care or behavioral medicine preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Current State License
  • American Board of Professional Psychology Certification