CentraState Healthcare System

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/11/2021 8:28 AM)
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
CentraState Medical Center
Work Schedule


CentraState Helathcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.


The Licensed Clinical Psychologist participates as a multi-disciplinary team member performing psychological evaluations and testing, assists in the development of an outcome oriented patient plan of care, therapeutic programming and assists in monitoring the efficiency and effectiveness of service through the Performance Improvement Plan.



  • Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the patients' individual needs.
  • Affirms the patient's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the patients cared for.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of care needed based on the age of the patients cared for.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development and/or adult health throughout the life span as appropriate to the job performed.
  • Successfully completes life-span education as appropriate.
  • Interviews patients and/or family members as appropriate. Obtains a psycho-social history and assessment.
  • Identifies situations indicating possible abuse, dependencies, growth and development problems, and sexual orientation issues.
  • Formulates diagnostic impression by providing psychological evaluation and testing psychiatric inpatients as referred by attending psychiatrist or treatment team.
  • Consults psychiatrist as appropriate.
  • Coordinates treatment plan with other healthcare providers and outside agencies as appropriate.
  • Develops appropriate treatment plan and priorities based on patient assessment and diagnosis and history of substance abuse.
  • Collaborates with the Clinical Director to establish short term and long term goals for the department.
  • Determines the patient's progress or lack of progress toward goal achievement in conjunction with other healthcare providers and the patient.
  • Appropriately revises treatment plan, priorities, and goals based on reassessment.
  • Provides crisis intervention counseling.
  • Effectively leads therapy sessions for individual patients, family and groups.
  • Collaborates with other health care providers in planning and carrying out plans for providing services.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team treatment planning.
  • Assesses the patient and family educational needs and abilities and provides appropriate education.
  • Collaborates with various disciplines to provide appropriate instruction.
  • Maintains knowledge of and professional relationship with agencies providing community and mental health services.
  • Recognizes need for services and refers patients and/or family members to appropriate agencies.
  • Maintains required certifications and licenses.
  • Follows Standard Precautions.



  • Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology Required
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 Years working in a Clinical Setting Required

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist Required, must complete assigned education provided by Crisis Prevention Institute

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to administer and interpret psychological tests, including projective techniques and neuropsychological tests. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.


We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility


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