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Psychologist - Disability Review - Buffalo

Psychologist - Disability Review - Buffalo

Psychologist – Buffalo, NY

Medical Search is currently in need of a Psychologist for a full -time position near Buffalo, NY

Position will be working in a Disability Review setting, starting ASAP until March 31, 2022

Successful candidates must possess a license in New York at the Doctorate level .

All licenses must be in good standing and the candidate must pass a background check.

Disability Review experience and/or previous work with disability patient a plus

Experience:
· Must have a minimum of two ( 2) years’ experience in psychology.
· Previous work with disability
· Skilled in organization, supervision, and state of the art treatment interventions.
· Ability to read and communicate in English.
· High degree of empathetic listening, tact and kindness toward others.
· Ability to communicate well verbally.
· Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills.

Responsibilities
The Disability Review Psychologist would participate as a member of a disability adjudication
team, in the granting or disapproval o f disability claims under the Social Security law.
· Evaluate medical and psychological information provided in support of Social Security
disability claims.
· Interpret psychiatric and psychological tests and reports, applying Social Security
Administrati on standards to ensure accurate and uniform documentation and determinations.
· Evaluate complex psychological or psychiatric issues using professional expertise and program
guidelines to ensure an appropriate resolution, or to prepare a well -developed policy referral.
· Provide advice and consultation to the Division of Disability Determinations staff in the
interpretation of medical and psychological information and in the pursuit of further information
needed to apply the federal regulations and guide lines.
· Provide advice and consultation to Disability Analysts in determining the needs for consultative
examinations and recommend alternate approaches to obtaining required evidence if it appears
such examinations are unnecessary.
· Obtain additional do cumentation or clarifying information by specialist -to-specialist phone
contacts with previously contacted or newly identified treatment sources (or other third party
sources).
· Provide training to staff in evaluation and interpretation of medical reports , data and
examination results.

· Work with the Division’s Medical Relations Office, assist in developing and improving
relations with the medical community to improve the flow of needed supportive medical
documentation and to minimize case processing time .

Rich Rodrigues
Account Executive
Medical Search International
(p) 973 -301 -2100 x 815
(f) 973 -301 -2344
(c) 973 -477 -0226
rrodrigues@medsearchint.com
www.medsearchint.com

Psychologist - Disability Review - Buffalo

Buffalo, NY
Full Time
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)
Doctorate

Published on 07/23/2020