Part Time Practice Development Coordinator for Child Psychology Practice
Family Compass (familycompass.com), a dynamic child and family psychological and child development practice in Reston, Virginia, is seeking a part time professional to support the Director in further developing the organization.
Over time, tasks will include the following:
- Work with staff psychologists and social workers to develop and shape new service offerings (for example, social skills therapy groups, therapy for mothers with post-partum depression, addressing the needs of children with ADHD and their families).
- Helping to identify and coordinate outreach to professionals with specific skills-sets.
- Help establish meaningful feedback mechanisms (e.g. simple surveys) to solicit input from the families we work with in order to continually improve our services.
6 to 8 hours a week, flexible schedule, most work can be done from home, with the possibility of increasing the number of hours per week over time, if desired.
The candidate must be well organized, articulate and professional, be able to work well independently in addition to collaborating effectively with others, and have a passion for working to meet the needs of children and families. Experience with children with special needs, Jmedical/psychological practice development or business development in the service sector a plus, but not required.
If interested please send your resume and a letter of interest to Dr. Moshe Shtuhl at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Practice Development Coordinator.
Family Compass (familycompass.com), a dynamic inter-disciplinary private practice in Reston, Virginia is seeking a part time developmental pediatrician interested in working with a team that provides comprehensive developmental, psychological and mental health services including evaluation, therapy and family education.
If looking for a full time position, a possibility of combining this part time position with a part time in another practice, a pediatric office.
Experience and passion for working with families with young children (ages 2 to 12) with emotional/behavioral challenges, autism spectrum disorders and developmental delays is essential. Additionally, the successful candidate must value cultivating an ongoing relationship with each family and enjoy close interactions with a team of professionals.
Family Compass offers flexible work schedules and many opportunities for professional growth, including supervision and opportunities for case discussion with a behavioral/developmental pediatrician in the community.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Conducting evaluations of children and families:
While appreciating the importance of an accurate medical diagnosis, the pediatrician will conduct evaluations based on the premise that it is essential to also understand developmental, psychological and familial/social factors.
- Coordinating care for children:
Based on this holistic understanding of the child and family, the pediatrician will help develop an integrated treatment plan, refer families to appropriate therapies, work with school staffs and provide ongoing follow-up.
- Actively engaging with the Family Compass team and coordinating with professionals in the community:
The pediatrician will facilitate ongoing working relationships with other professionals, both within and outside Family Compass, to coordinate services and care.
- Medication management:
The pediatrician will provide medication management, when appropriate, as part of an overall intervention plan for the child and family.
If interested, please email a letter of interest to Moshe Shtuhl, Ph.D. with a cv to: email@example.com, with the subject line: Developmental Pediatrician Position.
A Business Model to Support Best Practices in the Private Mental Health Sector
Read Dr. Moshe Shtuhl's article in the Northern Virginia Society of Clinical Psychologists (page 5) about Family Compass' business model, which aims to support best practices.