Categories: Faculty / Physician
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Clinical Psychologist – Psychiatry Medicine Integration Team: Pain Clinic
The UT Southwestern Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychology, is seeking an outstanding clinical psychologist for an Assistant Professor position. The position is primarily clinical with opportunities to participate in research activities across the University. UT Southwestern is a large, cutting edge medical system which includes the William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Zale Lipshy University Hospital, and partners with other major teaching hospitals in the Southwestern Medical District, including Children's Health¿ Children's Medical Center Dallas and Parkland Health and Hospital Systems.
This Psychiatry Medicine Integration (PMI) Team is a multidisciplinary team composed of psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers who provide integrated mental health care to patients in medical clinics. Members of the PMI Team work with the medical staff to plan and execute maximally effective integrated care, taking into account the patient’s comprehensive medical and mental health needs. This position will work primarily in the spine and pain clinics. Responsibilities of the psychologist include provision of clinical assessment in support of pre-surgical decision-making and program admission, brief cognitive screenings, individual and group cognitive behavioral therapy for pain as part of an existing interdisciplinary pain treatment program, and general brief therapy and/or biopsychosocial intervention, consultation, and program development. Opportunities also exist for involvement in our APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, including supervision of pre- and post-doctoral trainees, and participation in the overall academic mission.
We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in health psychology and brief therapeutic intervention. Candidates with specific experience in cognitive behavioral pain treatment and integrated mental health care will be considered especially competitive. While Texas licensure is not required for consideration or selection for the position, it is may be a pre-requisite for starting in the position.
Further preference may be given to board certified clinicians and to Spanish bilingual candidates.
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