Lead Clinical Psychologist
Reliance Health
Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago

Reliance Health is a healthcare company using technology to make healthcare more affordable and accessible. Through an integrated approach that includes affordable health insurance, telemedicine and a combination of partner and proprietary healthcare facilities, Reliance Health offers innovative healthcare solutions that meet the needs of emerging markets.

We are also backed by some of the world’s most prominent investors including Partech, Y Combinator and Tencent.

The Role

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 DESCRIPTION

  • Provide psychological assessment for mental health concerns prevalent in the primary care setting
  • Diagnose and develop treatment plans for psychological, emotional or behavioral 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
  • 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
  • What's on Offer?

  • Great Opportunity
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