June 1, 2014

Position Announcement: Child & Adolescent Psychologist

Child & Adolescent Psychologist 

Looking for a position in a great working environment with huge potential? Imagine making a profound difference in the lives of kids and their families each and every day while working with other professionals that share your same commitment and passion, all while living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where the ocean is at your doorstep and snow-capped mountains are just outside your backyard.

Gyro Psychology Services is a growing and rapidly expanding private practice in Olympia, Washington. We are looking for a skilled Child & Adolescent or Pediatric Psychologist who fits well with our team and supports our mission of providing outstanding clinical care to children, adolescents and their families. Please visit GyroPsychology.com to find out more about our practice.

The beautiful city of Lacey is about an hour away from Seattle and two hours from Portland, Oregon. Excellent cultural and arts attractions, professional athletic teams, skiing, fishing and other water sport activities are right at your fingertips. Lacey offers reasonably priced housing and is home to some of the best public schools in the state. Our centrally located office provides a convenient, 15-minute commute for most employees.

The Psychologist will be responsible for providing:
o   Individual & group psychotherapy
o   Psychological evaluations
o   Cognitive & achievement testing
o   Educational advocacy and school placement assistance

Candidates for this position should meet the following criteria:
o   Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Washington
o   Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA accredited doctoral program and internship
o   Demonstrated expertise in child and adolescent psychotherapy
o   Experience in a team approach to patient care
o   Experienced in using a behavioral approach and cognitive strategies
o   Demonstrated ability in writing and implementing behavior management plans and evaluations
o   Experienced in school environments
o   Able to provide practical guidance for parents and teachers
o   Willing to take initiative in promoting the clinic at marketing events, lunches, oral presentations and through various media venues.

Preferred qualifications include:
o   Postdoctoral/fellowship training in Pediatric or Child & Adolescent Psychology

Gyro Psychology Services offers:
o   A professional setting which is child and family-friendly
o   Consultation and collaboration
o   Competitive compensation
o   Excellent benefits package
o   Office management support
o   Care coordinator who greets and schedules patients and administers all patient accounts; provides credentialing support to all providers; general office management.
o   Patients Account Coordinator who manages all insurance receivables, patient accounts and credentialing
o   Furnished office including computer and all assessment kits and assessment protocols.
o   A commitment to the professional development of all employees

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to David Callies, Psy.D. at DrDave@GyroPsychology.com

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