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Psychological Associate II - Psychiatry Mood Disorder

Job Number: 528353
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Dallas, TX

Department: Psych Mood DO
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular









This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information




Salary Negotiable 



Experience and Education

Master's degree in area of applied psychology or equivalent graduate education in field and two (2) or more years supervised applicable experience in area of psychology to which assigned. Must be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Intern.  Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.





Job Duties

  • Administers and scores psychological tests, evaluates test results, and prepares reports on such results.      
  • Implements clinical and laboratory research in such areas as animal research, child development, physiological and behavioral functioning, etc.     
  • Provides patient care services to in-patients and out-patients by implementing prescribed programs of remedial training and counseling.     
  • Assists patients to assess their assets and liabilities through interview techniques and assists in planning and executing programs of rehabilitation.     
  • Attends to administrative details inherent in operation of psychological laboratory.      
  • Provides information and feedback to patients concerning psychological diagnostic and treatment processes in psychiatric, rehabilitation, and medical settings.     
  • Participates in health team staffing, etc.       
  • Consults with personnel of other departments within university and affiliates and acts as liaison with outside public and private agencies.     
  • Designs and/or constructs test programs and instrumentation for psychological research as well as clinical service purposes.      
  • May supervise work of one or more Psychological Assistants and/or Psychological Associate I's by planning, assigning, and reviewing work.     
  • Participates in data analysis, preparation of funding proposals, progress reports, manuscripts, etc.      
  • Performs other duties as assigned.       






The preferred candidate will...

  • Travel as required to fulfill duties

  • Deliver mental health education and resilience training programs in partnering middle schools and high schools

  • Work with schools for logistics of program implementation

  • Prep materials for program implementation

  • Document notes on program implementation, protocol deviations, and other relevant information.

  • Assist in developing and maintaining relationships with community partners

  • Develop strategies for recruitment into research studies

  • Attend events in the community to promote and recruit for research studies

  • Attend weekly meetings

  • Administer clinical assessments for longitudinal studies on resilience and depression

  • Ensure safety of study participants

  • Assist in EEG, MRI, clinician assessments as needed

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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