Bancroft

Senior Psychologist

Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
Requisition ID
2021-9272
Category
Rehabilitation Therapy
Status
Full Time

Overview

Are you seeking greater fulfillment in your clinical career? As a Senior Psychologist at Bancroft, you will be a supportive member of our clinical team committed to helping individuals living with Traumatic Brain Injuries and other neurological disorders. Working closely together with your team and families, you’ll empower individuals to realize their best life.

 

About Bancroft's NeuroRehab Program:

Bancroft NeuroRehab fosters a stable environment for individuals with brain injuries and neurological conditions to rebound, recover and reconnect. Our staff support those in our care to regain independence through rehabilitation, supervision, behavioral programming, social, and recreational activities.

 

Responsibilities

The Senior Psychologist provides direct, consultative, and supportive assessment and therapeutic services in rehabilitation and clinical psychology to persons served, and outpatients. Provides supervision and mentorship to staff psychologists, social workers, cognitive rehabilitation therapists/specialists, and postdoctoral fellows/students, as assigned. Plays a key role in program development for individual and group services, including outpatient specialty clinics.

  • Provides clinical supervision and mentorship to psychologists, social workers and cognitive rehabilitation staff, post doctoral fellows, interns, and practicum students, as assigned.
  • Actively engages in program development initiatives for individual and group services. Takes a lead role in developing outpatient specialty clinics; implements new programs, as approved by departmental leadership and based on program priorities.
  • Provides direct and consultative psychological services, treatments, and intervention in accordance with regulations, standards, and guidelines defined by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), N.J. State Board of Psychology and Code of Ethical Practice, Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Individual Program Plan (IPP), and established Bancroft policies and procedures.
  • Conducts diagnostic assessments and develops intervention plans for individual persons served, as needed or as assigned:
  • As needed, determines the need for therapeutic intervention, level of intellectual functioning, communication abilities, achievement performance, adaptive behavior, and other cognitive functions;
    • Reviews assessments of persons served, administers standardized testing, performs formal and informal testing, performs clinical observations, conducts specialized screenings, interprets behavior data graphs and assessment results, and provides recommendations for service delivery; 
    • Provides reassessment of persons served, focusing on targeted areas of need at established intervals; 
    • Plans and develops goals specific to psychological therapy and treatment services that are clinically relevant, achievable, measurable, and will be effectively utilized in each individual’s rehabilitation program. 
  • Provides direct psychological therapy, treatment services, and intervention to persons served:
    • Provides individual and group psychotherapy;Plans and schedules frequency and duration of sessions in accordance with individual needs;
    • Utilizes appropriate therapeutic techniques based on the diagnostic, cognitive, psychological, communication, physical abilities, and learning capacity of the individual served;
    • Prompts and/or assists each person in the achievement of goals while actively encouraging the independence and competency of each person within his/her ability level;
    • Utilizes a system of documentation that is professional, efficient, accountable, and conforms to federal and state regulations and Bancroft policies and procedures;  develops and maintains progress reports, session notes, treatment summary reports, etc.;
    • Provides training on a variety of topics and specific to neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology to staff members regarding the implementation and monitoring of treatment plans, behavior plans, cognitive remediation plans, etc
    • May accompany persons served to psychiatric/neurological medical appointments in tandem with Nurse, residential direct care staff, parents/guardians, etc.
    • Provides crisis intervention, as needed, through counseling, de-escalation techniques, staff support, and assistance. May determine the need for physical restraint, operating in accordance with approved DDD regulations.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Psychology, or a related psychological field required
  • Current licensure by the State of New Jersey
  • Board certified Clinical Neurospsychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology encouraged/preferred.

 

What You’ll Love About Bancroft: 

  • Meaningful Purpose: We truly make a difference in the lives of others, which inspires us to be better people, and gives us purpose. 
  • Lasting Bonds: We are a close-knit, committed team who feel like a second family
  • Personal Growth: There are opportunities to build skills, PT continuing education and licensing, career advancement, tuition assistance, and loan repayment programs 
  • Outstanding Benefits: We offer competitive salaries, retirement savings program, generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and more

 

What May Challenge You: 

  • Every hour of each day is different 
  • Caring for the people we serve can be physically, mentally, and emotionally tough

 

About Bancroft

At Bancroft, you’ll do more than just make an impact. We are a care team of 2,700 employees across 200+ facilities and homes in NJ, PA, and DE committed to making a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve and their loved ones. Together, we work diligently and compassionately, to improve the lives of the people we serve. Find your purpose and more at Bancroft.

 

Real Life. Real Purpose.

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EEO Statement

Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential.  To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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