District Medical Group of Arizona (DMG) is seeking a clinical psychologist for a position at Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) behavioral health facilities. The population at our facilities consists of individuals who are court-ordered for psychiatric evaluations and/or treatment. Most individuals have a serious mental illness and are in need of inpatient care.
Candidates must have a degree in clinical psychology and be eligible for licensure in Arizona. The psychologist’s primary responsibilities will include psychological assessment of hospitalized inpatients (personality, cognitive, intellectual, and diagnostic testing) and behavior planning for hospitalized in patients who exhibit behavior considered dangerous to self or others. Other responsibilities will be determined, based on the applicant’s facility with psychological assessment, teaching experience, research, and interests.
Ideal candidates will have an assessment background with specific interest in assessment and the ability to communicate findings concisely via a written report and oral feedback. Candidates will enjoy working with staff and patients to solve behavioral challenges in the hospital setting. Important characteristics for applicants include a desire to work with the seriously mentally ill, a willingness to work in a consult position, autonomy, motivation, and flexibility. DMG’s Psychiatry Department includes an accredited psychiatric residency training program and welcomes interested faculty to be involved in didactic instruction as well as supervision opportunities.
DMG is a not-for-profit faculty practice plan owned and operated by physicians consisting of more than 650 providers who represent all the major medical and surgical specialties and sub specialties. DMG is the academic faculty practice plan for the University of Arizona College of Medicine (Phoenix) and is affiliated with the area’s most comprehensive teaching hospital and medical center, Maricopa Medical Center.
DMG offers an outstanding work environment, competitive compensation plan/benefits package including relocation assistance, paid time off, CME allowance with paid time off and employer paid malpractice insurance.