Meridell Achievement Center is a 134-bed private residential treatment facility that specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents who have emotional, behavioral and neurobehavioral problems.Our greatest asset is our staff, who work together to uphold the Facility's reputation for excellence in helping patients and their families resolve behavioral health problems. . Meridell is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) one of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected health care management companies, that operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Meridell Achievement Center is in search of an exceptionalÂ licensed Psychologist (Ph. D, or Psy. D).Â
Â Duties and Responsibilities:
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Conducting psychological testing to assess clientâ€™s adaptive functioning, identify strengths and needs, and clarify psychiatric diagnoses
Preparation of written reports specifying findings from the assessment and interventions and treatment recommendations.
Consultation with treatment team, school staff, parents etc., regarding assessment results and recommendations.
Â Essential Skills, Knowledge, Experience, Education:
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â MUST CURRENTLY BE LICENSED AS A PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE STATE OF TEXAS
Must possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an accredited university
Must be proficient in psychological testing
Must have outstanding writing, communication and organizational skills
Proficiency in neuropsychological assessment is a bonus.