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Rehabilitation Psychologist

Bancroft is seeking a Rehabilitation Psychologist to provide direct, consultative, and supportive assessment and therapeutic services in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology to persons served, and outpatients to enhance individual potential for learning, quality of life and independence and to meet the specific rehabilitation needs of persons served.  These services include assessment, treatment, 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.
  • Provides direct psychological therapy, treatment services, and intervention to persons served:
  • Provides consultative services in rehabilitation to Trans-Disciplinary Team (TDT) and other staff members, persons served family members, and residential direct care givers (both within and outside of the Bancroft organization)
  • Facilitates a team approach to program development, implementation, and monitoring by effectively collaborating with all specialty/clinical disciplines, residential, vocational, staff, health care providers, and families to identify and meet the individual rehabilitation needs of each person served. 
  • Provides ongoing technical support to, and serves as a member of the TDT; e.g., residential staff members, family members, healthcare personnel, etc., regarding behavior intervention programs.  Formulates methods and techniques for use by TDT to ensure a functionally-sound behavior plan, as needed for persons served in accordance with the IPP. May provide professional guidance by serving as a member of the Behavior 
  • Management Committee, presenting behavior management plans to the Committee and/or Human Rights Committee, contributing to staff learning and ensuring cohesive delivery of behavioral, educational, vocational, and recreational services for each person served. 
  • Follows state-approved emergency procedures and utilizes Bancroft-approved crisis intervention techniques at all times.  
  • Works directly with assigned practicum students, interns, and postdoctoral fellows throughout the course of assignment in the assessment and treatment of persons served.  Provides daily advice and guidance to students and fellows and strives to increase their knowledge of discipline-specific methods and techniques. 
  • Maintains an awareness of current and changing trends, techniques, methods, and research in the field of rehabilitation psychology, neuropsychology and psychological therapy and treatments by attending learning workshops and professional seminars, reading journals, attending in-service workshops, external conferences in area of specialty/clinical discipline, etc.  
  • Serves as a role model to persons served by projecting a positive self-image of professionalism, appearance, confidentiality, courtesy, conduct, honesty, fairness, personal integrity, and a respect for the fundamental rights, dignity, and privacy of others.  
  • Performs other direct service, consultative, assessment, and supportive duties specific to rehabilitation therapy and treatment services as assigned or as necessary.  Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by rehabilitation needs.

Requires a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Psychology, or a related psychological field for current licensure by the State of New Jersey. 

 Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood is required. Knowledge of psychosocial counseling techniques, educational development test administration and interpretation, and interviewing and psychological/developmental assessment skills required.  Knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, policies, and standards pertaining to the provision of psychosocial services to disabled individuals required. 

Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required with a strong desire to work with neurologically-challenged individuals.  Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team required.  Ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required.  Attainment of CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification within first 90 days of employment required.  Valid driver’s license required in incumbent’s legal name and current address with no provisional restrictions. Minimum 18 years of age required. 

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Doctoral

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Customer Service

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