DAP Health: Clinical Psychologist- Palm Springs, CA

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DAP Health Sunrise – Palm Springs, CA
Full Time
$130,210.00 – $142,665.00 Salary
Health Care



DAP Health will be launching the Epic electronic health record system (which you may know as MyChart) on May 28. While our staff is excited about this update and about having state-of-the-art tools at their disposal, this process does require intensive training. Therefore, to allow for learning of this new system, we are pausing all hiring and onboarding. While our recruiting team will continue screening applications, please note the earliest start date for new staff will be June 24th, 2024.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Behavioral Health or designee, the Clinical Psychologist assists clients who are in need of Mental Health services through individual, couples, and/or group psychotherapy, which is typically short-term. The Clinical Psychologist will receive referrals from Behavioral Health, Primary Care and outside referral sources.

Job Status: Full-time, Salaried Exempt


  • Completes comprehensive Mental Health Assessments.
  • Provides psychotherapy that reflects APA best practices for the standard of care.
  • Develops a treatment plan, in collaboration with the client that addresses mental health, substance use, and other relevant issues, including short- and long-term treatment goals.
  • Monitors progress toward treatment goals and supports adherence to the treatment plan.
  • Completes thorough and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record.
  • Refers to a psychiatrist or higher level of care, if appropriate.
  • Maximizes appropriate delivery of client service through coordinating efforts with medical providers, case managers, and other departments as appropriate.
  • Provides clinical supervision of Psychological Associate interns and ASW Interns as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Skill in utilizing various forms of psychotherapy, including cognitive/behavioral, interpersonal, dialectical behavioral, etc.

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
  • Active and Unrestricted License as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of California
  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross accredited BLS certification.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working in a clinical setting as a psychotherapist.
  • Experience:
    • Using an Electronic Health Record (EHR).
    • Working with individuals with co-occurring disorders.
    • Working in the LGBTQ community, preferred.
    • Working in an FQHC, preferred.
    • Working with persons affected by substance use, preferred.
  • Current Medicare provider, preferred.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 24 pounds.
  • Operates in an office/clinical setting and requires frequent times of sitting, standing, repetitive motion and talking.
  • Job may expose employee occasionally or in emergencies to blood, body fluids, and non-intact skin or tissue specimens.

Other Duties

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of everything that is required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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