Rehab Psychologist - Outpatient Neuro-Rehab in Phoenix, AZ at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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    Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description


Title: Rehab Psychologist - Outpatient Neuro-Rehab

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Rehab Psychologist - Outpatient Neuro-Rehab.

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls (RWW) NeuroSolutions started more than 30 years ago.  RWW originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, RWW is still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But RWW is also connecting the neuro-rehab continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to groundbreaking home and community rehab.

RWW services start with the understanding of a patient’s health, lifestyle and goals. RWW then assembles a team of neuro-trained therapists who work across therapy disciplines to create a truly personalized program that blends scientifically backed rehab protocols with the patient’s real-life activities. It’s a combination that delivers better results during the recovery journey and into the future.

As a(n) Rehab Psychologist - Outpatient Neuro-Rehab you will: 

  • Performs a thorough evaluation by assessing the needs of the person receiving services, and sets measurable objectives formulated in conjunction with the rehabilitation team.
  • Provides empirically based psychological interventions to the person receiving services and his/her family as appropriate for their specific needs in-order-to maximize and encourage their participation with the community at large. Interventions may include cognitive behavioral interventions, problem solving focused interventions, addressing adjustment processes and coping, psycho-education, stress management, wellness promotion, compensatory strategies, pain management, as-well-as programmatic outcomes.
  • Performs brief neurobehavioral assessments at various stages in the rehabilitation process as appropriate. Adjusts treatment to achieve maximum results.
  • Provides feedback to the person served, family, and treatment team, with regards to behavioral, emotional, psychological, cognitive, and neuropsychological rehabilitation issues, test results, and practical applications.
  • Designs community reintegration activities to assist the person receiving services with their psychological/cognitive needs during physical activity.
  • Assists the person receiving services in understanding their needs and limitations, and how to manage them during function.
  • Develops, teaches, and assesses the Plan of Treatment.
  • Provides treatment progress and status documentation in accordance with the Plan of Treatment.
  • Maintains and submits evaluation, treatment and billing documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, facility, funding source, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Reports progress to the rehabilitation staff, person receiving services and family members.
  • Observes/documents and reports changes in the condition of the person served to the clinical coordinator/designee, attending physician, and other treatment team members as appropriate.
  • Participates in the team process, provides input and effective treatment strategies.
  • Attends case conference and family educational meetings.
  • Adheres to standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, policies, HIPAA and Corporate Compliance programs and appropriate professional practice standards and applicable state/federal laws
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D., Psy.D, or equivalent in Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, or Counseling Psychology
  • One-year post-doctoral training in Rehabilitation Psychology, plus a minimum of three years clinical experience in the assessment and management of physical, or cognitive disability, including traumatic brain injury, or related neurological conditions
  • Knowledge of complex neurologic injury and orthopedic rehabilitation techniques
  • Maintenance of professional license and/or certification as required by the state in which the psychologist practices
  • Demonstrates effective and professional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Organized and able to function under minimal supervision
  • Has reliable transportation and is able to travel to/from local program and community locations on a daily basis Communicates effectively and professionally in verbal and written interactions

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

7227 N. 16th Street , PHOENIX, AZ 85020 USA