Who we are: Odessa Brown Children's Clinic (OBCC) is a community clinic of Seattle Children's Hospital located in Seattle's Central District. Children from birth through 21 receive care from a team of specially trained pediatric care providers. OBCC provides medical, dental, mental health and nutrition services to all families, regardless of their ability to pay. To learn more about the clinic and services provided please visit us at http://www.seattlechildrens.org/contact/odessa-brown/
Our Mission: Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic is an enduring community partner with a dedication to promoting quality pediatric care, family advocacy, health collaboration, mentoring and education in a culturally relevant context.
What you will do: Supervise a group of psychologists and mental health therapists to ensure the highest levels of quality, service, and cost-effective care are provided to patients and families. Develop and coordinate clinical orientation, continued competency, clinical standard work, and optimal professional development for the clinical team. Collaborate with service line director in the hiring process for Psychologists (PhDs) and Mental Health Therapists (MHTs) and to communicate and coordinate the advancement of organizational and department/division goals. Represent the PhDs and MHTs on the leadership team in the provision of overall direction for the practice of PhDs and MHTs in the department. Drive continuous performance improvement, quality improvement, and education and research efforts delivered by the PhD/MHT team.
Clinical role: Provide direct care and assume primary responsibility for clinical management of patients, in ambulatory mental health settings. Provide intake assessments, evidence-based treatment and case management for children with psychological and behavioral problems.
Required Education/Experience (PhD):
- PhD in clinical psychology, with specialization in child clinical psychology from an APA-accredited training
- Completion of an APA-approved internship
- Formal post-doctoral training in an appropriate area of specialization
- Minimum of 2 years clinical experience post licensure
Required Credentials (PhD):
- Licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Washington
- Prior to start of employment, must obtain, and maintain in good standing, medical or allied health professional staff privileges that are not limited, revoked, suspended, conditioned, or probationary, except for normal probationary periods due to initial appointment. All medical and allied health professional staff members are provisional for the first year.
- Any and all medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children's will terminate automatically upon the termination of the individual's employment at Children's. Termination of employment does not prohibit the individual from seeking medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children’s as a non-employee in any category for which the individual qualifies. Questions regarding medical or allied health professional staff privileges may be directed to Medical Staff Services.
- Post-doctoral level experience in pediatric psychology
- Experience in a pediatric medical setting
- Clinical supervision experience
- Minority Mental Health Specialist designation.
- Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities.
- Experience with the King County MHP and Washington State Mental Health WACs.
- Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations with multi-axial diagnoses.
- Experience with evidence based practice.