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Clinical Psychologist

San Diego, California
Job ID 9388 Date posted 06/16/2022 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Clinical Professionals

The Autism Discovery Institute is an innovative facility that provides comprehensive services for children with autism spectrum disorders, sophisticated research and trainings and lectures for professionals working in this area.

Here, you’ll find extraordinary diagnostic and treatment services under one roof, as well as programs to help families have positive experiences and interactions.

The Clinical Psychologist in the Developmental Evaluation Clinic and Autism Discovery Institute independently performs a variety of professional duties. Position includes primary responsibility for independent administration scoring and interpretation of psychological testing for children and adolescents. The psychologist develops recommendations for treatment and links children to education and therapeutic services.

Other duties include: Counseling families regarding assessment findings and referrals. Test administration is based on an understanding of age culture and developmental level. The psychologist details patient care in the clinical record according to regulatory agency guidelines. Includes supervision and training of non-licensed staff and collaborative work with pediatricians and community organizations.

Minimum qualifications:

Doctorate Degree (non MD)

1 year of experience

Level II: Minimum 3 years of experience required

California State license, or if licensed in another state, application for licensure in California must be submitted within one month of relocation

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

One year experience testing children with developmental delays

Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at objective, strategic, purposeful decisions within the context of patient care and department, division, and organizational priorities

Preferred qualifications:

2 years of experience

One year pediatric experience with children under 6 years

Recent experience in a pediatric setting (within the past 2 years)

Competency with use of tests: Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), and Wechsler Scales

Bilingual English/Spanish

The Culture at Rady Children’s

Rady Children’s is a place where everyone CARES about everyone else. That doesn’t just mean we dedicate ourselves to our patients and their families, though of course, that’s a big part of it. What it truly means is that our intentions and actions converge to answer this essential question: How can I make things better for those around me?

In fact, we are so big on caring, that’s our service excellence promise. To provide service that reflects our CARES values:






The expected hiring range for this position is $45.74 to $62.92/hr.

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable.  We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector.  The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates.  Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity.

RCHSD offers a competitive benefits package including generous paid-time off, sick leave, 403(b) retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, wellness programs, 100% employer-paid life insurance, LTD, AD&D, recognition awards and so much more!

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.


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