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PsyMed Inc

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Assess, evaluate and diagnose behavioral, mental, emotional and cognitive disorders through observation, interview and psychological tests of surgical weight loss patients. Applies theory relating to behavior and mental processes to formulate and administer treatment that may include counseling, therapy and surgical clearance. Helps clients work toward the maintenance and enhancement of physical, emotional, and interpersonal functioning through behavioral and lifestyle changes. Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards: Knowledge of methods of and prerequisites, complications, and aftercare for bariatric surgeries Obtains and studies medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals and by reviewing records Determines patient appropriateness, psychologically, for bariatric surgery Consults reference material such as textbooks, manuals, and journals in order to identify symptoms, to make diagnoses, and to develop approaches to treatment Counsels individuals regarding problems such as stress, inappropriate coping mechanisms, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behavior and/or to improve personal, social, and lifestyle adjustment Develops and implements individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy; Discusses the treatment of problems with patients Evaluates the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary Identifies psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials Interacts with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, and lifestyle adjustment Qualifications Requirements: Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university or professional school Licensed or license-eligible to practice psychology in the state of Texas LPC's, LCSW's and LPA's- Masters Degree from an accredited college or professional school and active licensure Participation/ Credentialed with Major Insurance Carriers preferred, but not required Experience in clinical psychological or behavioral medicine treatment with bariatric patients, preferable but not required Full time, Part time and Contract employment available. The position will remain open until filled.

Psy-Med, Inc provides resources for bariatric education, preparation, and support for successful outcomes to assist patients in overcoming internal barriers to external change. Our team of clinical psychologists and licensed health counselors are specially trained to address the pre and postoperative emotional, psychological, and modification needs of bariatric patients. Additionally, our team includes Registered Dietitians. Our experience includes the assessment and treatment of more than 50,000 surgical weight loss patients and we offer services throughout Texas.
Posted Date
04/09/2018

Listing ID
58492614
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