Jul 03, 2024


  • Alta California Regional Center
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

ACRC is seeking a Psychologist at the Sacramento Office location to provide psychological evaluations and related diagnostic activities; consult with vendors, service providers, Regional Center counselors and managers on behavior and mental health issues; consult and counsel with clients and their families to provide guidance and training on individual problems; assist with the design and implementation of cost effective treatment plans and resources; participate on various internal and external committees and groups to provide training, education and public information on related issues; maintain all required records in compliance with laws, regulations and ACRC policy (score protocols, interpret results, dictate reports and related documentation); assist in the development of community resources; and consult with schools and other community service agencies on psychological issues and concerns.

Experience and Skills:

The preferred applicant will have the following qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology with educational focus in Developmental and Behavioral psychology, or additional equivalent clinical experience and training to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills; California license as a psychologist; Two years of responsible post doctorate professional experience including substantial experience in testing and diagnostic evaluation of the developmentally disabled and clinical intervention; knowledge of clinical psychology, mental illness, personality development, administration and interpretation of diagnostic psychological tests, research design, statistics, and measurement theory; ability to plan a psychological testing program, and to train or advise parents on principles and procedures of behavioral changes; excellent communication skills including public speaking; planning and organization skills; and strong analytical and problem solving ability, clinical judgment and interpersonal skills.

Job Benefits:

ACRC offers an excellent working environment and a benefits package to include 90% employer-paid health insurance plus low-cost dependent coverage including domestic partners; 100% employer-paid chiropractic, dental, and vision  insurance for employees plus dependents; 100% employer-paid employee life insurance coverage; 100% employer-paid long term disability coverage; flexible benefits pre-tax spending program;  CalPERS employee pension plan; and 457 and 403-B voluntary tax shelter annuities.  Other benefits include 17-22 annual vacation days, 12 annual sick days, 14 paid holidays, longevity leave, Employee Assistance Program, and many other generous benefits.  This is intended to represent a general summary of benefit plans and coverages only.