Company Name:

Columbia University Medical Center


New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:


Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

June 28, 2019

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Associate in Clinical/Instructor/Assistant Professor

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Department of Psychiatry

Psychologist/Social Worker Job Opening at Columbia University Irving Medical Center: Gender Identity Program

Position Titles: Associate in Clinical/Instructor/Assistant Professor level positions in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC)

Job Description: There are immediate openings for licensed clinical social workers or psychologists at the CUIMC Faculty Practice Organization in NYC.

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking licensed clinical social workers or psychologists assigned to work in the Columbia Gender Identity Program at the Faculty Practice Organization at CUIMC.  The Columbia Gender Identity Program is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of experts devoted to serving the needs of transgender, non-binary, and gender nonconforming children, adolescents, adults, and family members.  Our program also serves the LGB community.  The program is recruiting for a full-time, clinical position in an outpatient setting.  Primary responsibilities involve conducting diagnostic/intake evaluations of children, adolescents, and adults, as well as individual and group therapy utilizing empirically supported treatments.  Applicants must have demonstrated interest in working with gender diverse, gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals.  Strong preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience and training working with LGBT populations in a medical or community based setting.  Candidates with additional experience in evidence-supported treatment delivery for mood disorders, trauma and/or substance use are desired.  Experience, familiarity and comfort working with high-risk patients are preferred. Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well across disciplines and function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

1. Candidate(s) will conduct intake evaluations/diagnostic assessments of patients with psychiatric disorders and psychological distress.  This includes evaluation of Gender Dysphoria and assessment of appropriated referral for affirming medical intervention to other CUIMC providers.

2. Candidate(s) will provide group and individual psychotherapy.

3. Candidate(s) will work closely with a clinical team, including other psychologists/social workers, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse-practitioners.

4. Candidate(s) will have opportunities to attend case conferences, peer supervision and Grand Rounds at CUIMC.  Opportunities may exist for clinical supervision and teaching.

Minimum Education Requirements:

PsyD and PhD in Clinical Psychology or Licensed Clinical Social Worker

NYS license required.

For Psychologists: Instructor level requires graduation from an APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, and completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship program.  Assistant Professor level requires 2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital or private practice setting.

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Columbia University is Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.


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