West Virginia University is currently accepting applications for a psychologist to work within the highly innovative MindFit Program.
About the Opportunity
The primary responsibilities of this position – which reports to the Director of WVU MindFit - include the provision of psychoeducational assessment (2 per week on average) and Cognitive Enhancement services to students of West Virginia University. No prior experience in the provision of cognitive enhancement is required; training and supervision will be provided. The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $88,000 depending on level of experience. The position is a 12 month, benefits-eligible position.
We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:
What You'll Do
- 13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
- 24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
- 18 sick days per year, and the flexibility to use that time to care for immediate family members
- WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits
- 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking for more retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ’s.
- Wellness programs
- Provide psychoeducational assessment and cognitive enhancement services, including neurofeedback and cognitive training services, to students of West Virginia University with diverse presenting concerns.
- Conduct intake evaluations, assessments, triages, and referrals to appropriate departments and resources within and outside of West Virginia University.
- Provide consultation and outreach to clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community.
- Complete required center documentation on an electronic health record system and quality assurances activities including routine monitoring and management of student service compliance (i.e., missed appointments, cancellations, etc) in accordance with agency policies and state and federal regulations.
- Attend case conference, committees, task forces, and other meetings related to the mission of the unit.
- Provide clinical supervision to trainees and facilitates didactic seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.
- Administrate the clinical responsibilities of the WVU MindFit Center assessment and cognitive enhancement services.
- Assist in the oversight of LD/ADHD testing services, as well as MindFit screenings, treatment, and related outreach and promotional programs.
- Develop partnership and cooperative agreements with the WVU Office of Accessibility Services and other relevant stakeholders in support of the academic goals of WVU students.
- Assist with training and supervision of student trainees to conduct screening, assessment, and treatment services (including weekly didactics).
- Prepare timely narrative and statistical reports of all activities for use in the evaluation of clinical services offered/delivered and their effectiveness; compiles data to analyze/identify risks, trends, and gaps in service.
- Monitor, evaluate, and keep informed of evolving standards of practice within the ADHD treatment field and keeps abreast of pertinent regulations, laws, publications, and information.
- Completed doctoral degree in Counseling, Counseling, or School Psychology (Ph.D., Ed.D., or Psy.D.). The Dictionary of Occupational Titles lists specific vocational preparation of Level 8: over 4 years and up to 10 years.
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a psychologist.
- Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently conduct, document, and evaluate individual psychoeducational assessment, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach with a college-aged population.
- Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to provide multiculturally-sensitive services.
- Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently conduct and evaluate supervision and training.
- Ability to utilize an electronic health record system.
- Ability to conduct assessments of Learning Disorders, AD/HD, and other disorders that impact learning/achievement.
- Strong communication, critical thinking, and organizational skills required to develop and maintain policies, procedures, and clinical delivery systems.
- Leader and team player to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary unit.
- Psychologist License in the State of West Virginia (to satisfy West Virginia State law regarding the independent practice of psychology), or license eligible in the State of West Virginia (must obtain WV State License within 6 months of employment).