Company Name:

The University of Vermont Medical Center

Location:

Burlington, Vermont

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Staff Psychologist

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

August 19, 2019

Staff Psychologist

University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, has an opening for a Staff Psychologist, Psychological Services.


The UVM Medical Center is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont, serving all of Vermont and the northern New York region. With over 7,000 employees, we are the largest private employer in the state of Vermont.


We are seeking a clinical psychologist with a strong interest and background in medical psychology, health psychology and behavioral medicine. The incoming psychologist will join a vibrant and robust sleep program and will collaborate with neurologists and other experts in assessment and intervention. In addition to assisting patients with sleep challenges, the successful candidate will provide consultation to inpatient medical-surgical units, hospital-based psychotherapy and outpatient psychological services requested by community and specialty clinic providers. This psychologist will join an expanding department of clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychometrists, mental health clinicians and trainees.


The Psychological Services Department at UVMMC is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity, equity, and inclusion of the department and greater institution. Applicants are encouraged to include information in their cover letter about how they will further this goal.


Position Summary:

The Staff Psychologist will provide psychological services to primarily adult patients seen in a multidisciplinary sleep program within a Neurology health care service of an academic medical center. Medical Psychology consultation, brief intervention with hospitalized patients and outpatient psychotherapy will also be expected.

Services include program development, diagnostic evaluation, psychological intervention, and staff consultation. The successful candidate may provide clinical supervision and training when practicum students, interns, postdoctoral fellows or medical residents are present.


Experience:

Minimum 3 years’ post-licensure experience in Clinical Psychology preferred. Minimum 3 years’ post-licensure experience in providing individual, family, and group psychotherapy is also preferred. Recent graduates of post-doctoral fellowships with a strong relevant clinical background will be considered.

Strong working knowledge of cognitive-behavioral therapy and other empirically supported clinical interventions, crisis assessment and intervention, diagnostic formulation and treatment planning, general clinical and health psychology, and clinical consultation required.

Specific background in sleep hygiene and sleep disorder prevention and management strongly preferred. Must be licensed in the state of Vermont.


Education:

Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from APA accredited program. Completion of internship from APA accredited program. Completion of at least 1 year of postdoctoral training in a health psychology or hospital setting is preferred.


To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0010436&Title=Staff%20Psychologist%2C%20Psychological%20Services%2C%20UVMMC&utm_source=American%20Psychological%20Association%20(APA)&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Provider%20-%20Staff%20Psychologist


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.


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