District Medical Group of Arizona (DMG) is seeing a Clinical Psychologist for a position at our new hospital in Maryvale, AZ. The facility is currently being renovated and projected to open April 2019. The population at our facilities consists primarily 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 inpatients who exhibit behavior considered dangerous to self or others. 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.
The 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 450 providers who represent all the major medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. DMG is the academic faculty practice plan affiliated with Creighton School of Medicine, the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix and the area's most comprehensive teaching hospital and medical center, Maricopa Medical Center.
DMG offers an outstanding work environment, competitive compensation plan/benefits package, paid time off, CME allowance with paid time off and employer paid malpractice insurance.
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