About the job
Clinical psychologist practices the professional application of clinical psychology theories and evidence-based methods in the assessment and treatment of psychological dysfunction and impairment including emotional and mental health disorders.
Clinical psychologists are integral members of interdisciplinary teams, providing comprehensive assessments and psychological treatment interventions.
A Clinical Psychologist is a qualified professional with assessment, intervention, program planning and implementation skills necessary to caring out the following tasks:
Provides specialist clinical 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 patients, family members and others involved in the patient’s care
Provides clinical formulations and comprehensive written reports regarding assessments completed or tests administered.
Provides specialized clinical psychological input to the patients including assessment results and proposed clinical psychological interventions for psychological, behavioral and learning challenges.
Implements plans for the formal clinical psychological treatment and/or management of psychological problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the problems, and employing methods of proven efficacy, across the full range of care settings.
Participates and lead in psychology in-service development.
Develop and implement Naufar service evaluation and improvement initiatives.
Assist in the teaching of other multidisciplinary team members, and clinical and non-clinical staff to promote knowledge and understanding of psychology and the psychological strategies for enhancing Patient’s care.
To remain up to date on recent developments in the field of psychological treatment and to adapt the clinical practice to reflect evidence-based Patient’s care.
Provides clinical supervision for assistant psychologists, trainees and students.
Participates in weekly individual and group supervision where special emphasis is placed on clinical case formulations, personal development, professional and ethical practice standards and performance review
Report to supervisor on progress and outcomes of mutually agreed projects and professional goals
Complete monthly progress and activity reports in line with relevant requirements.
Bachelors of Arts (Psychology).
Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.
Valid Primary License from the country of origin as a clinical psychologist/counseling psychologist/ psychotherapist.
Eligible for a license from the Licensing authority in the State of Qatar to practice as a Clinical Psychologist.
5 years in the clinical psychology field out of 2 years of relevant experience in Addiction or Substances Abuse Disorders.
Multidisciplinary experience across the fields of mental and physical health.
Previous experience in the area of personality disorders treatment and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Advanced residential Patient’s and ambulatory care Patient’s clinical skills.