DohaDEPARTMENT PROFILEThe Department of Psychiatry will provide world class child and adolescent psychiatry and women mental health services for Sidra Medical and Research Center.
The Department of Psychiatry will provide outstanding education to the medical students, residents and fellows. The Department of Psychiatry will foster the innovative clinical and basic research in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry and women mental health.
The Department of Psychiatry coordinates its medical services and collaborates its research and educational activities with Hamad Medical Corporation and Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar.
It is anticipated that by providing specialist and subspecialist expertise in an integrated team environment and concomitantly conducting research, Sidra will become a substantive referral center for patients within Qatar and the region.
JOB SUMMARYThe Adult Psychologist - Women's Psychiatry (PHD) 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.
KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIESProvides 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 Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLSEducation :
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