The Department of Pediatrics, Psychology section is seeking a qualified candidate to provide quality care at the Texas Children's Hospital Clinical Care Center.Job Duties
- Conducts functional behavioral assessments, including functional analyses, of severe problem behavior.
- Develops preliminary behavior intervention and safety plans.
- Monitors the individual's behavior data and provides descriptive progress notes.
- Conducts treatment fidelity assessments to ensure proper implementation of the behavior support plan.
- Works with the medical team on emergency behavioral stabilization for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in an inpatient setting.
- Participates in multidisciplinary rounds and documents in the medical record.
- Co-facilitates clinical, motivational, and crisis intervention counseling with a licensed clinical psychologist as needed.
- Develops staff and caregiver training on behavior intervention plans.
- Educates physicians and other medical professionals on functions of problem behavior and behavior management techniques.
- Develops and facilitates educational in-services utilizing adult training modalities in collaboration with Nursing Professional Development and/or decentralized Education Coordinators.
- Collects and analyzes data from the medical record to coordinate care and discharge planning.
- Performs qualitative and quantitative analysis of pertinent clinical data and provides follow-up clinical care referrals as needed.
- Develops and presents recommendations and negotiates effectively in a way that will encourage understanding and acceptance.
- Effectively communicates psychological issues orally and in writing to the multidisciplinary health care team, patients and families.
- Maintains maturity in interpersonal communication in identifying, resolving and assisting in resolving conflicts.
- Maintains patient and family confidentiality.
- Master's Degree in behavior analysis, education, psychology, or related field
- Knowledge of clinical and/or counseling psychology obtained at the graduate level.
- Knowledge of a wide range of professional psychiatric conditions and medical theories, procedures and techniques, used in the evaluation, treatment and management of behavioral health patients.
- Skill and ability to interpret patient's verbal and non-verbal actions/responses.
- Must be capable of self-directed practice and demonstrate personal initiative.
- Must seek, collaborate and collaborate with the licensed clinical psychologist.
- Must have excellent writing and communication skills.
- Ability to effectively organize work and multitask.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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