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Qualified Evaluator - Psychologist

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by Magellan Health

Tampa, FL 33606
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
FL Statue 39.407 mandates that every child /adolescent in the care and custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will have an evaluation/suitability assessment prior to admission into a residential treatment facility, and a subsequent review of progress, every 90 days thereafter. The purpose of the independent evaluation is to determine the suitability for the level of care and appropriateness of treatment thereafter.

Qualified Evaluators (QE) conduct the Suitability Assessments which include at a minimum: a clinical record review, a face to face interview with the child and a written summary of findings, indicating a level of care recommendation along with a recommendation checklist/clinical checklist. QEs may be required to testify in Dependency Court regarding the recommendations.

Qualified Evaluator must be psychiatrist or a psychologist licensed in Florida who has at least 3 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of serious emotional disturbances in children and adolescents and who has no actual or perceived conflict of interest with any inpatient facility or residential treatment center or program. Must be able to travel and conduct assessments on site within inpatient programs, specialized therapeutic group homes, crisis units, and other locations as needed.

General Job Information

Title

Qualified Evaluator - Psychologist

Grade

33

Job Family

Clinical Services Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

11/28/2018

Date Requisition Created

11/28/2018

Minimum Qualifications

Education

PhD (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

DO - Physician, State Licensure and Board Certified (ABMS or Specialty Board) - Physician, MD - Physician, State Licensure and Board Certified (ABMS or Specialty Board) - Physician

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

3 plus years direct clinical experience with child and adolescent population.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Reference: 689959274