Clinical Psychologist/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Clinical Psychologist/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Clinical Psychologist

Department Name:

MG100: Physician Based Clinics

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Licensed Psychological Practitioner (LPP) or Licensed Psychologist

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and over 50lbs; standing or walking with objects 10-25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motion (such as typing); occasional exposure to loud noises, hazardous chemicals and fumes, and blood borne/airborne pathogens; occasional dealings with combative or violent people; and occasional (<10% of the time) job related travel.


Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with occasional evening per business needs.

Job Summary:

The Clinical Psychologist will assess patient(s) for autism, neurodevelopmental and other cognitive disorders including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behavior; working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, social workers, psychiatrists and occupational therapists; devising and monitoring appropriate treatment programs, including therapy, counseling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues; offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health issues/behaviors related to diagnosis including interpersonal problems and challenging behavior; providing consultation to other professions, and following evidence-base practice in ambulatory settings.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will be a licensed psychologist; have the ability to assess patient’s current mental capacity using a variety of methods resulting in optimal outcomes; have direct patient care experience; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); strong planning and organizational skill; be detail oriented and have critical thinking, problem solving, and time management skills; above average customer service skills; and active listening skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

PhD preferred

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time