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PsychologistCenter for Sport, Tulane Medical Center

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Tulane Center for Sport provides comprehensive clinical care to former professional athletes and former military personnel via the Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) Clinic and the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH).   

The Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) is a unique care model specifically designed to meet needs of former professional athletes. The PACT Clinic provides athletes with facilitated access to comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans.

The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) is a clinical care and research center for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Physiological conditions, and Behavioral Health (BH) conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. The primary focus of the TUCBH is to care for former military personnel who have separated from active duty. 

Position Summary: The Psychologist position will work within a multidisciplinary team to assess patient needs for all Center for Sport clinical programs. The primary responsibilities are divided between the interrelated functions of clinical management and some research practice. Duties include: patient assessment, treatment planning and coordination, counseling, multidisciplinary staffing, research, and ongoing program monitoring and development. Follow-up with appropriate services locally and nationally is required. The position must interface successfully with University resources, such as the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine, Tulane Athletics, and other academic departments.  As well as contracted entities that include, the NFLPA Trust, Avalon Fund Veteran Networks, and other entities as needed to address the needs of the athletes, veterans, and their families. The successful candidate must utilize the appropriate digital tools for communication and data analysis to support patient care, to enhance interoffice and intra-office communications, and to maintain confidentiality and the requirements of HIPAA.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The specialty area of the degree must be consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed
  • Full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in the state of Louisiana at the time of hire
  • 5 years of minimum experience providing direct clinical service

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience in rehabilitation psychology and treatment of medical and neurological conditions.

2. Clinical experience working with high profile athletes and military veterans.

3. Work history in a medical setting and academic experience. 

4. Knowledge of medical and psychological aspects of disability and illness and strong foundation in patient and family-centered care.

5. Experience in psychological management of chronic pain.

6. Specialized training in treating complex trauma and serious mental illness.

7. Experience in substance abuse and behavioral health training.

8. Experience with mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injuries




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Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 12/27/2020
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