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Behavioral Psychologist Maine Behavioral Healthcare - Center of Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders

19 Feb 2021 8:32 AM | Anonymous

Full Time - Days

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking a Behavioral Psychologist in South Portland to focus on assessment and treatment of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with co-occurring behavioral and emotional challenges. The position provides outpatient behavioral and psychological evaluations and treatment for this population, supported by a clinic team of other providers. This is an exciting opportunity for an academically-inclined psychologist to join a growing, nationally-recognized program that includes treatment, research and professional training for this population.

This position is full-time and will join an expert multi-disciplinary team in the care of adults and older youth with developmental disorders and co-occurring behavioral health challenges. Multiple clinical research studies are being performed in our service, producing a rich learning environment, in addition to a bi-weekly DD case conference and access to a multi-level system of care for the population. This position joins a group of 3 psychologists and 8 BCBAs specializing in the population, together serving an exciting and growing specialty program that extends from acute inpatient to partial hospital to day treatment and outpatient clinic.

This position is targeted to begin in summer, 2021 when the new Center of Excellence facility is opening. Competitive salary and strong benefits package including paid CEU days and $1,500 CEU allowance.

Qualifications:

· Licensure or license eligible as a PhD or PsyD in the State of Maine.

· Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst or significant training in the use of ABA principles to assess and treat problem behaviors.

· Must display strong interpersonal, planning, analytical skills, professionalism, and maturity.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

About Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Maine Behavioral Healthcare has become a unified organization committed to providing the highest quality of care to our clients and patients. Our goal is to become Maine’s first choice for integrated behavioral healthcare and a regional and national model for the future.

With a service area covering the Greater Portland area and a large part of southern Maine, a career with Maine Behavioral Healthcare gives you the opportunity to live, work and play in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Southern Maine offers natural beauty, four-season recreational opportunities and a wealth of historic and cultural attractions. Wherever you settle, you will have easy access to Maine’s picturesque coast and sandy beaches, and its countless mountains, lakes and rivers. Portland itself was recently named the most livable city in America by Forbes Magazine.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.