For more inspiration for your next psychological job post, here are two opportunities from PsychologyJobs.com to use as examples. If you’d like to see the full job description, click the links in the titles.
- Adult Psychologist, The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
The University of Chicago’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank. The appointee will provide assessments and evidence-based interventions for adult patients with a range of obsessive compulsive and impulsive behaviors. The appointee will join a multidisciplinary team aiming to initiate and advance the reach and effectiveness of treatments for compulsive and impulsive disorders. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. We especially welcome applicants with training and experience in evidence-based treatments for compulsive and impulsive disorders, and/or competency in cognitive-behavior therapy (especially exposure response prevention), including third wave treatments and motivational enhancement. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a PhD in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited university-based doctoral program, 2) hold or be eligible for an Illinois license in Clinical Psychology, and 3) have completed an internship at an APA-accredited site.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: WEBSITE LINK REMOVED. Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.
- Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Albertina Kerr
Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential.
We’re seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to provide comprehensive psychiatric medical care to individuals served in Youth and Family Services’ community based, outpatient, and inpatient programs, as assigned. You’ll provide psychiatric evaluation of patients, prescribe and manage medications, and coordinate care with other staff and community members. Our psychiatrists work as part of an interdisciplinary team including Child and Family Therapists, Registered Nurses, Psychiatric Technicians and others to provide direct care and support patients experiencing an acute psychiatric episode. Learn more about our subacute program here.
You will primarily support children and adolescents served in our Crisis Psychiatric Care (subacute) and Outpatient programs and may provide support for group home clients. This position works four days per week with some weekend on-call duties. Weekday schedules are flexible and will be determined during the hiring process. This role is largely in person, with some elements of telemedicine due to the current pandemic. Competitive pay dependent on experience.
- Provide direct patient care including face-to-face psychiatric evaluation, consultation, day-to-day treatment and discharge, follow up, and similar tasks.
- Provide appropriate and timely response to clinical requests for service and review them for medical necessity and clinical relevance.
- Provide consultation and clinical supervision to other members of the team.
- Participate in decisions and provide advice on case management, care coordination, therapeutic planning, making clinical diagnoses and similar therapeutic case management tasks.
- Work effectively with physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, counselors, psychiatric technicians and others to ensure appropriate quality of care is provided to all patients.
- Review and approve mental health assessments of individuals. Review and approve medical appropriateness of services and supports.
- Complete documentation and orders in a timely fashion in keeping with established guidelines.
- License to practice medicine in Oregon, with a least 2 years’ experience, which may include time in fellowship. Must hold full prescriptive authority in Oregon/independent Oregon medical license and DEA number.
- Be board certified or board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
- Current CPR or BLS certification.
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