Position Title::
Psychologist (Applied Behavioral Analysis)

Liberty Healthcare Corporation

Tulsa, OK

Contact Person::
Marc DiGirolamo

Phone Number/Email Address::
610-668-8800 | [email protected]

Job Description::
Job Description: Licensed Psychologists are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity with Liberty of Oklahoma Corporation. Due to continued organizational growth, Liberty seeks well-qualified candidates for multiple newly-created Psychologist positions. These positions will be responsible for providing psychological services to children and adolescents who have an intellectual disability and significant behavioral support needs or a co-occurring mental illness. Clients will receive specialized residential treatment within a new 24-bed intermediate care facility in Tulsa, OK. Liberty’s Psychologists are responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of behavior management programming; psychological assessment, program design, psychological intervention, and participation in the development of individualized program plans; for providing training and professional supervision to Human Service Treatment Specialists (HSTS) and psychology interns; and for consultation service to other staff as requested. Specific duties will include: • Selects, designs, implements, and evaluates performance of interventions to modify inappropriate client behavior, including presentation of Protective Intervention Plans (PIPs) to review processes regarding technical, human rights, and informed consent issues. • Knowledge of Oklahoma’s developmental disability service delivery system(s), crisis intervention techniques (for use with aggressive clients), policies and procedures of Laura Dester Center and Liberty of Oklahoma Corporation, Applied Behavior Analysis, social learning theory, and relevant efficacious cognitive approaches and techniques of value in habilitating individuals, Title XIX Standards for ICF/IID, psychopharmacology applicable to dual diagnosed (ID/MI) consumers, case and organizational consultation practices, principles of habilitation regarding consumers with developmentally disabilities; and Code of Ethics of American Psychological Association (and adherence with those expectations). • Conducts psychological and behavioral assessments of consumers/clients as assigned. • Functions as a member of the onsite management team through communication, collaboration, research, strategic analysis of quality indicators, special projects, and committee participation within the area of expertise. Functions on occasion as Officer of the Day. Works independently and prioritizes tasks, makes effective decisions, inputs information into a computer, responds to consumer/staff needs in a timely fashion. • Participates as an Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) member and consults with other IDT members, and provides classroom and on-the-job training regarding issues of assessment, habilitation training design, and implementation to professional and paraprofessional personnel. Teaches effective use of Applied Behavior Analysis. Responds effectively to a changing environment specifically designed to support Interdisciplinary Teams in their pursuit of consumer habilitation and community reintegration goals. • Seeks resources to meet special needs and provide pertinent information. Applies skills in special project situations. • Develops and maintains effective working relationship with coworkers, guardians/family members of consumers, and community agency caregivers. • Performs other duties as assigned by his immediate supervisor of the Executive Director.

Skills & Requirements: To be considered for this position, candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications: • Doctorate degree in psychology from an accredited institution of higher learning. • At least two years of progressively responsible supervised work experience in the field of psychology is required. • Must be licensed as a psychologist in the State of Oklahoma. (other states can be transferred) • Formal training in intellectual and adaptive behavior assessment and either formal training or extensive experience in Applied Behavior Analysis is required. • In addition, formal training and/or experience in planning, program evaluation, interpersonal relationships, problem solving, crisis intervention, and causes and habilitation/treatment of individuals with mental retardation and mental illness/behavioral impairment/severe emotional disturbance is expected. • Ability to work with computerized word processing and spreadsheet packages is a plus. Liberty of Oklahoma Corporation is an affiliated entity of Liberty Healthcare Corporation. Liberty Healthcare provides a wide array of health and human services to people throughout the United States. We serve people in their homes and communities as well as in hospitals and specialized treatment settings. We help people who have physical and mental illnesses get better. We serve people who have disabilities – ensuring they receive vital services, are safe, well-cared for and live as independently as possible.

Application Instructions::
Click the “Apply” button below and submit your CV for immediate consideration – or if you would like additional details about this career opportunity before applying, contact Marc DiGirolamo directly at (800) 331-7122, ext. 115 or [email protected]

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