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Psychologist needed for established Bariatric Surgery program

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryProvides bariatric evaluations and treats mental health conditions within this specific population. Job Responsibilities

  • Provides clinical service, creating individualized assessments and treatment plans for patients, oversee patient care and research causes, and theoretical treatments for these disabilities.
  • Practices, treats, teaches, and works with other providers to manage patient care for mental health.
  • Coordinates and participates in relevant behavioral health curriculum and didactics.
  • Assists and participates with research, publications, posters, and conference presentations.
  • Serves on relevant committees.
  • Performs psychological evaluation for the preoperative metabolic and bariatric surgery patient and provides a formal written evaluation and interpretation of data as to the patient's readiness and ability to make an informed decision regarding surgery.
  • Participates in monthly Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Team Meetings to discuss challenging patients, office dynamics, and/or seek supervision on cases.
  • Maintains contact with individual's psychologist/psychiatrist/therapist, if applicable, to provide education to providers about anticipated psychological changes post-surgery and to maintain collaborative efforts with recommended treatment plan. Qualifications
    • Doctorate degree in Psychology required upon hire OR
    • Doctorate degree in related field required upon hire
    • A minimum of 2 years' relevant experience required
    • Psychologist - Licensed as a Psychologist in the state of Kentucky required upon hire

Keywords: Owensboro Health, Owensboro , Psychologist needed for established Bariatric Surgery program, Healthcare , Owensboro, Kentucky

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