As part of the UT Southwestern Medical Center clinical team in Psychiatry, you will join in an evolving effort to push ahead of the traditional boundaries of medicine, deliver cures and transform patient care. In our growing downtown Dallas campus, we have psychiatrists, psychologists, neuroscientists, and many varied students advancing the development of neurotherapeutic interventions for challenging brain disorders, discovering advanced understanding of the causes of psychiatric illnesses and cures. At UT Southwestern, your ideas and skills will be put to work in ways that serve you, our patients, our community, and the world. Our 3,000+ UT Southwestern faculty foster teamwork and teach the skills that best reflect the changing landscape of therapeutics and health care delivery. Our research environment is one of the most advanced in the world, and the day-to-day quest for discovery will inspire your best work.
We are seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychologist to join our clinical faculty and serve on our clinical team. The primary role and responsibility will be in the Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) program, a component of UT Southwestern’s role in the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium (TCMHCC). TCHATT provides short-term telebehavioral health services to school districts to identify, assess, and provide brief treatment/referral for behavioral health needs of children and adolescents. In addition to providing direct clinical care to children and adolescents in the TCHATT program, this position will serve as part of the clinical leadership team for this initiative with responsibilities including:
- Developing and implementing TCHATT at schools across the north Texas region;
- Ensuring high quality clinical educational/training experience in the TCHATT program; and
- Participating in consortium activities related to TCHATT (e.g., meetings, data reporting, etc.)
The position includes opportunities for supervision of Psychology interns, Psychiatry residents, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellows, pre- and post-doctoral trainees, and participation in the department’s academic mission. Involvement in research is encouraged, and many opportunities exist for collaborative research and involvement in our APA accredited doctoral and internship programs in Clinical Psychology.
Eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or School Psychology from an APA accredited program, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and must have or be able to obtain a Texas Psychology License. The ideal candidate’s background includes direct patient care experience with assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. Highly competitive candidates will have experience in providing bilingual assessments and Spanish‐speaking candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Highlights of the Opportunity
- Generous compensation with a guaranteed salary and wRVU productivity incentive, as well as 10 days per year to attend conferences, with professional allowance
- Excellent comprehensive, low-cost health insurance (effective on start state), dental, vision, retirement plan, life insurance, and disability benefits. To learn more, visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/employees/hr-resources/
- As employees of a public, State of Texas organization, physicians are entitled to $1 million in identity theft protection and many employee discounts
- No need for malpractice tail insurance: med/mal is occurrence based
- No state income tax
- Eligible site for public student loan forgiveness program and NIH loan repayment program
Discover, Educate, and Heal the Mind, Body, and Brain
The Department of Psychiatry’s vision is to meet the behavioral health needs of diverse communities across North Texas and beyond by increasing equitable access to psychiatric care and the latest advancements in neuroscience and psychiatry and preparing an effective workforce to achieve these objectives.
Our department offers expertise in broad specialty and subspecialty areas of psychiatry and opportunities to collaborate with experts in our field. To serve the diverse communities of North Texas and maintain the excellence of our institution, we welcome faculty candidates who will bring additional dimensions to our research, teaching, and clinical mission, including racial and ethnic minorities, sexual and gender minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.
Our generous leave program offers several paid leave options, extended illness bank, paid family leave, and holidays (including floating holidays that can be used anytime).
Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
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; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.