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Clinical Psychology Intern

Boston, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Category: Psychiatry Job ID: JR53360 Date posted: 05/30/2024
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Summary: Clinical psychology interns are advanced (fourth year or beyond) students in American Psychological Association (APA) accredited or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) accredited clinical psychology doctoral programs. They apply and are recruited through a matching process administered by the Association of Postdoctoral and Psychology Internship Programs (APPIC). Interns work on one or more of these services: Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) Partial Hospital, MMHC outpatient team, Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) program, MMHC neuropsychology service, BIDMC neuropsychology service.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

Perform initial evaluations, intakes, psychological evaluations, psychological assessments, neuropsychological assessments, treatment planning, individual and group psychotherapy, consultation with community agencies involved in patient care.

Participate in rounds, team meetings, case conferences, and other unit meetings.

Attend four hours of seminars weekly and have four to six hours of supervision weekly from licensed psychologists or psychiatrists.

Work under the general supervision of the director of the internship program.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Psychology preferred.

1-3 years related work experience required.

Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

Competencies:

Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.

Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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