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Adult Psychologist - Women's Mental Health

  • Job reference: BBBH3110
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive tax free salary
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for an Adult Psychologist - Women's Mental Health

Job Summary:

The Adult Psychologist - Women's Mental Health is responsible for providing specialist psychological assessment, diagnosis and interventions for women patients. The Adult Psychologist is responsible for evaluating complex psychological data and formulating / implementing a formal psychological treatment plan for patients. The Adult Psychologist is also responsible for providing specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to the patient's treatment plan.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides specialist psychological assessments and diagnosis for patients referred to the team based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex psychological data from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the client's care
  • Provides clinical formulations and comprehensive written reports regarding assessments completed or tests administered
  • Provides specialized clinical psychological input to patients and/or families including assessment results and proposed psychological interventions for patients with long term complex clinical presentations
  • Formulates and implements plans for the formal psychological treatment and/or management of a patient's mental health problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the patient's problems, and employing methods of proven efficacy, across the full range of care settings
  • Implements a range of psychological interventions, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses
  • Evaluates and makes decisions about treatment options taking into account both theoretical and therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individual
  • Provides specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to patient's formulation, diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Undertakes risk assessment and risk management for individual patients and provides general advice to other professionals on psychological aspects of risk assessment and management
  • Provides group therapy in both inpatient and outpatient settings as needed. Makes sure that patient participation and input is integrated with the overall treatment plan
  • Maintains confidentiality with regards to information exchanged or received in the current capacity of role in accordance with departmental guidelines
  • Adheres to the hospital's standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

Essential Requirements:

  • PhD in clinical psychology
  • 3+ years' experience as a practicing clinical psychologist, of which 1 year should be in the area of women's psychology
  • Valid medical licensure in country of practice
  • Ability to obtain medical license in Qatar
  • Demonstrated experience in theoretical psychological techniques and expertise in providing consultations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered.

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