Child Psychologist (Per Diem)

University Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

Buffalo , NY 14202

The work involves the administration and interpretation of standardized psychological, personality and achievement tests and related measures in a psychiatric clinic. The psychological work requires the ability to select the proper tests and to interpret the significance of test scores.

Where necessary, the incumbent may be engaged in remedial instruction of children with specific educational disabilities and participate in treatment and research programs. The work is performed under the general supervision of a higher ranked administrator. Direct supervision may be exercised over a technician and/or clerical staff.

Does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Administers the common types of psychological tests to children and adults; Records, analyzes and interprets test results; Writes up case reports and maintains records; Participates in research studies undertaken by the clinic; Participates with psychiatrist and psychiatric social worker, in conference designed for diagnosis and treatment of patients; Participates in the therapy program of the clinic; Analyzes specific educational disabilities and provides individual remedial instruction.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of psychological tests and measurements; good knowledge of personality development and of the factors which contribute to mental, emotional and social maladjustment and deficiencies; good knowledge of the terminology in the field, ability to analyze and evaluate test results, ability to work effectively with professional associates; tact in dealing with patients and their families; good judgment, emotional maturity; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of 60 semester hours of post graduate study leading to a Master's or doctoral Degree in Psychology in a regionally accredited or N.Y. State registered four (4) year college or university with at least one (1) year of full time or equivalent part- time approved supervised experience in the conduct of psychological services subsequent to at least one (1) year of graduate study. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Certification as a psychologist or as a school psychologist by the New York State Education Department. NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full time experience requirements.

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Child Psychologist (Per Diem)

University Emergency Medical Services, Inc.