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Psychologist PHP/OP

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Psychologist PHP/OP

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.



The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Children's Hospital Colorado invites applications for a psychologist position in the Partial Hospitalization Program and Outpatient clinics at the Pediatric Mental Health Institute. The Partial Hospitalization (PHP) Program provides short-term intensive evaluation and stabilization for children and adolescents with ages four through seventeen years who are in crisis and may have co-morbid conditions (medical and/or psychiatric). The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychology is a vital and growing research and teaching section in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver. Based at the UC Denver Anschutz Medical and Research Campus, the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry benefits from affiliation with world-class interdisciplinary professional education, research programs and clinical services.



Job Responsibilities:

The appropriate candidate must demonstrate expertise in the use of evidence-based treatment approaches for children and adolescents in crisis. On PHP, the position will involve providing standardized assessment, developing individual treatment plans, assisting with program development and protocols for brief interventions, supervising trainees, and providing ongoing consultative support to members of the treatment team, including milieu staff. Innovative program development is a critical component of PHP and opportunities to engage in quality improvement and research initiatives will be integral to this position. The psychologist will oversee management and facilitation of the implementation of behavioral intervention plans in the milieu setting and take primary responsibility for the individual therapy for some patients. Within the outpatient clinic, the psychologist will provide evidence-based assessment and treatment to children and adolescents presenting with a wide range of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Unique to this role is the opportunity to engage in program development aimed at improving continuity of care for patients who are seen across levels of care.

The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of assessment, preferably with acute psychiatric disorders, program development, experience supervising and mentoring trainees and other mental health providers, as well as teaching and developing course materials. Experience in using evidence-based interventions such as CBT, DBT, behavior/parent management, and transdiagnostic protocols is required.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must possess a Colorado Psychologist License or be eligible for licensure within the state of Colorado.
  • Must have significant prior experience in a psychiatric setting serving children and adolescents, have completed an APA-approved Ph.D. or Psy.D training program, including an APA-approved internship.
  • Must obtain Medical staff privileges at Children's Hospital Colorado.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience after completion of post-doctoral fellowship in child and adolescent psychology clinical work.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of developmentally and diagnostically appropriate assessment tools.
  • Experience working in a APA accredited training program.
  • Preference will be given to those who are eager to lead or collaborate on research or quality improvement initiatives.


Required Application Materials:

When applying online at https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.com applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current CV/resume
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references


Questions should be directed to Christine Hodges [email protected]

*A background investigation is required for all prospective employees prior to their employment

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically at https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.com. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.com. The University of Colorado is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:When applying online for this position, applicants must include: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Questions should be directed to Christine Hodges, [email protected]



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20281 - SOM-PSYCH-Child SP/G

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 2, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Christine Hodges

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00007434

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Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 1/2/2019
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