Clinical Psychologist

  • Oakland, CA
  • Highland General Hospital
  • PG Educ Administration
  • Services As Needed / Per Diem - Varies
  • Allied Health
  • Req #: 29677-20061
  • FTE: 0.2
  • Posted: July 16, 2021
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Highland Hospital, located in Oakland, California, is the largest facility of Alameda Health System which serves a diverse patient population in California’s East Bay Area. As part of Alameda County's safety net, we provide quality, accessible care to our community's most vulnerable patients. The Alameda Health System Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) is dedicated to serving the residents, fellows, faculty, and staff in our many residency and fellowship programs. Highland General Hospital houses all of our GME residency and fellowship programs which includes- Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatry, Ophthalmology, Neurology and Psychiatry. Our trainees and staff are dedicated to our patients and would love to welcome others who share in our mission of caring, healing, teaching and serving all.

We are currently recruiting for a service as needed (SAN) Clinical Psychologist to join our team. This position is for our residency wellness programs and the candidate must be able to conduct monthly check-ins with GME residency program trainees, and must also be available onsite at Highland Hospital and remotely for 1:1 consultations and group workshops/sessions for up to but not to exceed 8 hours per week. If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

1. Administers a wide variety of standardized and special tests; prepares reports including results of tests, diagnosis, prognosis, and other findings relevant to future planning and disposition of cases.

2. Attends staff meetings for review of cases in progress and for program evaluation; attends training sessions relating to professional developments; confers with other departments and agencies regarding patients referred by them; provides consultative services to a wide range of community programs and agencies.

3. Directs and evaluates the work of students and/or trainees, and may supervise other staff for clinical licensing purposes without formal supervisory responsibilities.

4. Makes psychological evaluations of assigned cases; determines appropriate diagnostic procedures and tests to be used; do outreach and conduct clinical interviews with clients and other interested persons to develop information pertinent to diagnosis and treatment.

5. Performs psychotherapeutic counseling in group, individual, and family situations; confers with senior staff members on unusual problems of interpretation and implications drawn from diagnosis and therapy; assists in research project.



Education: PhD or PsyD from an APA-approved school or university training program, or regionally recognized school or university, following APA guidelines for clinical psychology; or verification of acceptance of a doctoral dissertation and completion of all other requirements for a PhD or PsyD from an APA approved school or university training program, or regionally accredited school or university following APA guidelines for clinical psychology.

Minimum Experience: One year of supervised clinical experience in a pre-doctoral and post-doctoral APA- approved internship program or its equivalent (e.g. APPIC or CAPIC member programs).

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed as a Psychologist in the State of California.
  • CPI -Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (required for all positions at John George Psychiatric Pavilion; and certain positions in the Emergency Department).

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