Behavioral Health Faculty for Family Medicine Residency at MMC

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Title Information

Faculty Title Assistant Professor Job Class Code 00031 FLSA Exempt Position Information

Posting Number FRGV0883 Working Title Behavioral Health Faculty for Family Medicine Residency at MMC Number of Vacancies 1 Location McAllen, Texas Division/Organization Division of President Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position 1 year Tenure Status Non Tenure Track FTE 12 month, 100% Scope of Job

The UTRGV School of Medicine is recruiting Behavioral Health Faculty. This position will be an Assistant or Associate Professor/ Clinical non-tenure track depending on qualifications and experience. The faculty will be responsible for providing focused, consultation?based services to patients and providers as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) using a Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model of service delivery. Duties also include supervision of family medicine residents, medical students, and psychology residents/fellows/externs in behavioral medicine within PCBH consultation model at the Family Medicine Residency clinic affiliated with the Department. Candidates will facilitate behavioral science curriculum development and teaching for the FM residency including, but not limited to conducting Balint / support Groups and a PCBH rotation for residents; completing resident training evaluations and providing feedback to residents about patient-provider style and interaction. To facilitate clinical and academic roles, the position will have .8 FTE dedicated to patient care, clinical teaching, supervision of learners on rotation (residents, medical students, psychology / behavioral health trainees) with .2FTE dedicated to academic and administrative work.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD / PsyD

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical or counseling psychology, family therapy, or social work from an accredited program (APA/CPA, COAMFTE, CSWE ?accredited program) and have completed a clinical internship/residency appropriate for the field of study (APA?accredited internship/residency in clinical/counseling psychology / Medical Family Therapy/social work internship). Candidates must also possess 1-2 years in providing integrated behavioral health services through the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model and be skilled in the use of evidence?based assessment and treatment approaches for behavioral health disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression, substance use, etc.), medical conditions (e.g., chronic pain, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes management, etc.) and lifestyle factors (e.g., weight management, tobacco cessation, exercise, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of PCBH focused training and completion of Behavioral Health Consultant competencies; Experience in serving as a supervising faculty in facilitating PCBH focused rotations to medical learners (residents, medical students).

License or Certification Required? Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience Desired Start Date 09/01/2019 Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date Close Date Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
ยง51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

Quick Link http://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/20999 Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of 3 References
  3. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Certifications and Licenses

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