CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Fragile Pampas
Licensed Assessment Psychologist
(Part/Full-time)
Location: Oakland, CA

 

We are currently seeking a licensed assessment psychologist (Ph.D./Psy.D.) who is interested in a great opportunity to start or expand their career in private practice. This position is ideal for someone who is looking for either a part-time (4-5 assessment cases per month) or full-time contract position (6-8 assessment cases per month).

Common assessment referrals at our practice consist of children, adolescents, and adults who are seeking an evaluation to assess for AD/HD; learning differences including giftedness and “twice exceptional” (2e) abilities; autism spectrum disorder (ASD); other neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive conditions. Many clients may also present with co-existing psychiatric conditions including depression, anxiety spectrum disorders, mood disorder, PTSD etc. We also offer evaluations for students and professions seeking special accommodations at school, work, or standardized testing.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited doctorate program in clinical psychology or other related behavioral science

  • Minimum 2 years of postgraduate experience in psychological/neuropsychological evaluations with children and/or adults

  • Licensed in California by the Board of Psychology

  • License in good standing

  • Must have a National Provider Identification (NPI)

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE

  • Comprehensive knowledge and practice in assessing for AD/HD, learning differences, ASD, intellectual functioning/giftedness, differential diagnoses (mood/trauma/cognition/personality)

  • Experience and interest in evaluating a wide developmental age range (children and adults)

  • Strong report-writing skills; ability to modify to targeted audience

  • Ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple competing deadlines/tasks

  • High ethical standards

  • Sensitivity to diverse populations

  • Excellent communication skills (e.g., ability to effectively conduct feedback sessions, delivering sensitive information to clients)

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other clinicians, referring providers, collateral sources etc.

  • Enthusiasm and compassion

  • Creativity and resourcefulness

  • Ability to maintain regular confidential, accurate, and complete records

  • SPECIAL PREFERENCE for those interested in providing temporary coverage as supervisor for a doctoral-level psychological assistant from November 2021- Feb 2022

WHAT SAVERA WILL OFFER

  • Competitive compensation 

  • Flexible schedule

  • Client referrals

  • Administrative support (billing, scheduling, client forms etc.)

  • Group and individual consultations

  • Access to a HIPAA complaint EHR platform

  • Support with credentialing with insurance companies under our group

  • Access to a telepsychology platform (either through EHR or Zoom)

  • For in-person sessions, the clinician will have access to a beautifully furnished office room

  • Utilities, wifi, supplies

OUR HYBRID ASSESSMENT PROCESS DURING COVID

  • All clinical interviews/intakes, collaterals, and feedback sessions are conducted via telehealth

  • Electronic use of self-rating questionnaires

  • Cognitive assessments are performed in-person at our office

  • Patients complete an informed consent form agreeing to all office safety guidelines

  • Only 1 in-person assessment case per day in the office

  • Using tele-psychology as feasible

  • Office follows all safety guidelines in compliance with CDC (masks, sanitization, distancing, purified air circulation)