Consult-Liaison Psychologist- Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry is seeking a clinical or behavioral medicine psychologist to be an integral part of its Consult Liaison Psychiatry/Psychology Service. Service goals are to provide mental health care to patients being treated at an affiliated large County teaching hospital. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to 1) providing short term behavioral health interventions (brief psychotherapy, stress management, groups), 2) liaising with primary treatment teams to improve patient care, 3) psychological assessment and testing of patients as necessary, 4) outpatient psychotherapy and 5) training and supervision of psychology graduate students and medical residents. Teaching will be an integral part of this position. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Competitive candidates for the position will have training and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: Consult-Liaison Psychology, Health Psychology, Inpatient care, SUD treatment, Motivational Interviewing, group psychotherapy, neuropsychological screening, and personality assessment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program, and have completed an internship at an APA- accredited site. While Texas licensure is not required for consideration or selection for the position, it is a prerequisite for starting in the position. Consideration might be given to applicants seeking less than a full time schedule. Interested individuals should apply online.
Internal Number: 428919
About UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. The faculty of more than 2,700 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 105,000 hospitalized patients, nearly 370,000 emergency room cases, and oversee approximately 3 million outpatient visits a year.