Licensed Psychologist- ABA Oversight JobApex, NC

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Why You'll Love This Job

The Licensed Psychologist (LP) will assume a key role in our organization as member of the psychological services team who also functions within the ABA team.   This candidate will need to have special strengths in child development and a background in behavioral psychology is preferred. Reporting to the Head of Clinical Strategy and Regional Director of Psychological Services, the Licensed Psychologist (LP) will provide oversight for Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) as the Billing Provider for a center-based ABA intervention program.


Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Oversee initial evaluations for children referred for ABA services, which includes
    • Review of the diagnostic evaluation and any supporting documentation provided
    • Review results of assessments completed during the evaluation
    • Review relevant background information presented during the evaluation
    • Determine the treatment recommendation with the BCBA completing the evaluation
  • Review and approve treatment documentation, including plan of care and functional behavior analysis/behavior intervention plan, written by the BCBA
  • Conduct monthly individual supervision with each BCBA
  • Maintain records of monthly supervision for each child being treated
  • Complete monthly observation visits within each clinic (virtual and/or in person)
  • Maintain appropriate and effective communication with clinic and regional leadership

Skills & Qualifications

Additional Opportunities
Hopebridge offers opportunities for psychological services team members to expand and develop professionally through participation in the following activities.  While these are available to the team, they are not required or expected.
  • Participate in the development, implementation & monitoring of evidence-based clinical models of care, practice guidelines, and ethical clinical standards to meet patient needs and to ensure best practices throughout the organization
  • Participate in the design and implementation of clinical outcomes studies and other performance improvement initiatives to meet the needs and expectations of the organization and the people it serves
  • Participate in the Grand Rounds Team providing oversight and support for complex cases within the organization
  • Participate in community, professional, or other activities to advance the interests of the organization and those it serves
  • Provide ongoing leadership, professional development, and other support to fellow diagnosticians and other clinicians within the organization
Required Education and Experience
  • Doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) and licensed by the NC Board of Psychology as a Licensed Psychologist (LP)
  • Background in Behavioral Psychology and/or ABA preferred
  • Must complete Continuing Education courses as outlined by the appropriate licensing board
  • Exhibit superior organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Maintain a negative Tuberculosis screening according to the CDC
  • Obtain and possess and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification and re-certification every 2 years
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands
Must have full physical dexterity/agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required (bending, kneeling, computer typing, standing, fetching documents from file cabinets).
Must have sufficient corrected or uncorrected vision to carry out all duties and responsibilities.
Need to be able to lift and carry pediatric population (weight ranging from 5 to 50 lbs.)
  • Reasonable accommodation can be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.

Work Environment

  • Multidisciplinary clinic that uses collaborative approach
  • Inside office workplace where patients meet with therapists
  • Comfortable environment for children and parents
The above statements reflect the general functions of this job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements inherent in this job. The immediate supervisor may elaborate on or add to the above list if the duties come within the employee’s realm of responsibility.
Hopebridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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Job Number: 129031

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