Lead Clinical Psychologist
Reliance Health
Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago
source : Fuzu

Job Summary

  • We are hiring a clinical psychologist to provide patient care and administrative leadership.
  • The goal of this role is to support an integrated health service that addresses common behavioral health concerns in the primary care setting to patients across the country.
  • The person in this role will work with a dynamic, multidisciplinary team of nurses, doctors and contract clinical psychologists to ensure the mental health services provided by the organization is evidence-based and aligns with global gold standards of care.
  • Job Experience

  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Meet all necessary licensure requirements to operate as a Clinical Psychologist in Nigeria including a full membership and legal state license from NACP
  • 3+ years of clinical experience working directly with clients (ideally in a clinical / primary care setting)
  • Skilled in utilizing Microsoft Office tools including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Up to date knowledge of evidence-based practices, treatments, protocols, and licensure requirements within the field
  • Ability to provide patient counselling for low-mental health literacy communication (advising in multiple relevant languages is a plus)
  • Computer literacy and ability to navigate products built for mobile, tablets and laptop devices
  • Analytical, effective communicator, solution-oriented, strategic thinker and innovative
  • Able to adapt to a fast-paced environment with a start-up mentality
  • Ability to effectively manage time to deliver on long term projects
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, relationship builder and collaborator with excellent interpersonal communication and active listening skills
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Job Description

    Role responsibilities include but not limited :

  • Provide psychological assessment for mental health concerns prevalent in the primary care setting
  • Diagnose and develop treatment plans for psychological, emotional or behavioural disorders
  • Recruit and oversee quality of contract clinical psychologist staff
  • Provide therapeutic counselling to individuals, couples and families
  • Implement policies and processes to ensure the adoption of bio psychosocial treatment plans
  • Integrate appropriate screening and assessment tools into the provision of routine primary care services at the clinic.
  • Provide training for administrative, pharmaceutical, medical officers and nursing staff on psychological first aid and triage
  • Provide high quality mental health education for patients, organizations and lay public
  • Build adequate and comprehensive processes for escalating and referring patients requiring higher level of care.
  • Utilize electronic medical record system for proper documentation of progress notes and treatment plans
  • Work with product and technology teams to build technological solutions to problems faced by patients.
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