Psychological Associate

MindWise Psychological Services is a clinical psychology practice that provides professional assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations, and consultation for individuals with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Our Psychological Associates are all registered with the California Board of Psychology and supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist on our staff. They proudly work with clients of all ages in various communities throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties.

MindWise is excited to add a full-time Psychological Associate position to our team. The Psychological Associate will go through a rigorous training program led by their primary supervisor to develop skills in understanding childhood development and assessment. They will be responsible for conducting comprehensive in-person evaluations for developmental disabilities using current testing measures. The Psychological Associate will also provide accurate diagnoses and thorough clinical reports to help our clients and their families make informed decisions.

At MindWise, we are passionate about providing the highest of clinical standards for all of our clients. We offer very competitive base salaries, several additional bonuses for productivity, bilingual evaluations, and other clinical activities that meet our clients’ needs, flexibility in scheduling clients during your desired days and times, freedom to work at our office or from home, a full suite of health and retirement benefits, and a generous paid time-off schedule. Additionally, MindWise offers an inclusive and collaborative environment where over 90% of our employees are licensed clinical psychologists with several years of experience who work together as a team to consult on difficult cases, learn new testing measures, and provide feedback on client evaluations. Our goal is to encourage and support our Clinical Psychologists and Psychological Associates to do their best possible work, which ultimately benefits the families we serve.

  • Attend regular training activities and meetings with primary supervisor
  • In-person evaluations of neurodevelopmental disorders using current cognitive/IQ tests and autism and adaptive measures (see Qualifications for examples)
  • Consultation with clients’ caretakers, teachers, and outside providers (e.g., therapists, physicians, etc.), and possible school observations
  • Provide accurate clinical diagnoses and write and submit clinical reports in a timely manner
  • Provide sensitive and clear feedback to parents regarding diagnoses
  • Attend internal meetings and trainings (in-person and online)
  • Ensure strict confidentiality of client records and communications
Required Qualifications
  • Some familiarity with cognitive and IQ tests (e.g., Bayley-4, Wechsler IQ tests, etc.), autism measures (e.g., ADOS-2, CARS-2, etc.), and adaptive measures (e.g., Vineland-III); training will be provided by MindWise
  • Excellent report writing skills with careful attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills; ability to write and submit reports in a timely manner
  • Strong rapport-building skills with clients and families
  • Ability to provide clear and sensitive feedback to clients and families regarding diagnostic impressions
  • Ability to establish positive professional relationships with colleagues and outside providers
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program
  • Registered with the California Board of Psychology
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience administering cognitive and IQ tests (e.g., Bayley-4, Wechsler IQ tests, etc.), autism measures (e.g., ADOS-2, CARS-2, etc.), and adaptive measures (e.g., Vineland-III)
  • Ability to conduct evaluations in Spanish or other non-English languages (e.g., Arabic, Vietnamese, etc.)
  • Familiarity with telehealth assessment
  • Experience assessing for developmental disabilities in any age group
What We Offer
  • Sophisticated training and supervision from experienced licensed psychologists
  • Highly competitive base salary and several opportunities to earn additional bonuses
  • Flexibility to schedule clients at your desired days and times
  • Ability to work from home
  • Comprehensive medical (Anthem, Kaiser Permanente), dental (Delta Dental), and vision (VSP) insurance plans fully covered by MindWise for all full-time employees and their families
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) retirement plans through Charles Schwab
  • Generous vacation, holiday, and sick paid time-off schedules
  • Professional liability insurance coverage
  • Full administrative support
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • $60,000 – $72,000 base salary
  • Salary dependent on experience and demonstrated quality of prior clinical evaluations
  • Several opportunities for additional bonuses on top of base salary
Schedule and Location
  • Full-time: 40 hours/week, with bonuses for additional clinical hours
  • Positions are available at offices in Kearny Mesa, Carmel Mountain, National City, and Imperial County (El Centro). Some travel to offsite locations (e.g., schools) will be required.
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Psychological Associate

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