The Psychologist diagnoses or evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests; formulates and administer programs of treatment. He/she is expected to contribute to providing exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring, and compassion are held very high.
- Consult reference material such as textbooks, manuals, and journals in order to identify symptoms, to make diagnoses, and to develop approaches to treatment.
- Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behavior and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
- Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.
- Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.
- Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.
- Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
- Observe individuals at play, in group interactions, or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, or maladjustment.
- Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families, and by reviewing records.
- MBBS / MBChB OR Bachelor’s degree in Psychology
- Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology
- Post-graduate qualification relevant to hospital practice
- At least 3 years’ experience
- Foreign training and experience is an added advantage
- Clinical leadership
- Proficiency with computer/IT tools
- Good organisational and communication skills.
- Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
- Must be able to analyze and solve problems effectively.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
- Ability to solve problems
- Effective decision-making and leadership skills
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
- Strong analytical and judgmental skills