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School of Medicine – Department of Psychiatry

Open Rank -Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Pychologist Transgender/ LGBTQ Clinics

 

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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 Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital of Colorado and the new Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.

In 2019, the Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD. Dr. Epperson is expanding existing programs and launching new initiatives within the growing Department and through clinical, research and training collaborations across the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Department of Psychiatry Diversity Equity Inclusion Information:

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect.  We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the Department of Psychiatry DEI mission and vision. https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/psychiatry/dei/mission-statement-and-vision

Please note, this is an open rank position and could be categorized as Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below.  

Position Description

This faculty position will include providing direct clinical services, program development, implementation and evaluation as well as education, training and supervision related to LGTBQ+ adults within the: 1. UCHealth LGBTQ Mental Health Clinic (.3 FTE), 2. UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program (.4 FTE), and the 3. Women’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Service Line (.3 FTE). Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

UCHealth LGBTQ Mental Health Clinic/Imagine Program - .3 FTE (.2 FTE – clinical and supervisory, .1 program development/evaluation)

Clinical/Supervisory

  • Provide psychological diagnostic assessments for patients, including presurgical evaluations for gender-affirming procedures
  • Provide individual and group therapy to address mental health conditions, psychosocial concerns, health behavior change (i.e., insomnia, smoking cessation, etc.), surgery preparation and minority related stress
  • Engage in consultation and joint medical visits with interprofessional clinical providers to enhance patient care and promote interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Participate in supervision of psychiatric residents and other trainees engaged in psychotherapy with LGBTQ+ patients
Program Development/Evaluation

  • In collaboration with clinical and administrative program leadership, launch innovative behavioral health and health psychology services to address the  needs of LGBTQ+ individuals
  • Establish and monitor procedures for evaluating LGBTQ+ patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes 
  • Present outcome data to clinical and administrative leaders to support development/improvement of services
  • Utilize clinical outcome data to promote scholarly work, program visibility and support grant funding requests
  • Provide education to providers and trainees across the Department of Psychiatry on LGBTQ+ diversity topics, including providing inclusive care, risks/needs of LGBTQ+ populations, and best practice in therapeutic approaches
  • Engage in peer consultation with other providers across the Department to meet needs of patients with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities
UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program - .4 FTE (.3 – clinical, .1 program development and evaluation)

Clinical:

  • Conduct presurgical evaluations for gender-affirming procedures
  • Provide individual and group therapy to address mental health conditions, psychosocial concerns, health behaviors (i.e., insomnia, smoking cessation, etc.), surgery preparation and transition related adjustment
  • Engage in consultation and joint medical visits with interdisciplinary clinical providers to enhance patient care and promote interdisciplinary collaboration
Program Development/Improvement

  • In collaboration with clinical and administrative program leadership, launch innovative behavioral health and health psychology services to address the  needs of transgender and gender diverse individuals
  • Establish and monitor procedures for evaluating  patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes for transgender and gender diverse patients
  • Present clinical outcome data to clinic to support development/improvement of services
  • Utilize clinical outcome data to promote scholarly work, clinic visibility and support grant funding requests
Women’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Service Line (WBHW) Program - .3 FTE (.3 – clinical)

  • Behavioral health assessment and treatment for women coping with psychological, physical and psychosocial aspects of:
  • reproductive challenges such as infertility, pregnancy complications and loss, neonatal death, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, early menopause, infertility after cancer, etc.
  • hormonal changes, depression, anxiety, sleep and sexual concerns associated with PMDD, PCOS, menopause and medical treatments for cancer, and gender affirming procedures.
  • chronic physical conditions.
  • Behavioral health strategies to facilitate resilience and reduce physical and psychological symptoms associated with illness and treatment(s).
  • Behavioral health techniques to prepare women (regardless of sex assigned at birth) for invasive diagnostic, treatment and prevention procedures.
  • Provide consultation for common behavioral health questions from UC Health/CU Med women’s health providers, and facilitate referrals for psychiatric medications and additional health, behavioral health and community services.
  • Lead group visits and provide psychoeducational workshops on women’s health and behavioral health issues with an emphasis on LGBTQ+ inclusive care. 
  • Provide behavioral health interventions using telepsychology.
  • Develop health promotion/disease prevention and psychosocial interventions for women. 
  • Supervise behavioral health trainees (e.g., Clinical health Psychology post-doctoral fellows, psychology externs and other health and behavioral health professions trainees as needed).
  • Participate in quality improvement, outcome studies and practice transformation of women’s behavioral health services.
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at:

Senior Instructor: $95,000 to $105,000.

Assistant Professor: $95,000 to $105,000.  

Associate Professor: $113,000 to $130,000.  

Professor: $162,000 to $200,000. 

This information represents the 25-50 percentile of the salary range which is reflective of a candidate with 1-7+ years of experience. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.  The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

 

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

Senior Instructor:

  • 1-3 years of related clinical and research experience.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program with an APA or APPIC approved pre-doctoral internship.Post-doctoral fellowship focused on LGBTQI + individuals as well as women’s health and mental health.Eligible for licensure or a licensed Psychologist in Colorado.
Assistant Professor:

  • 1-3 years of related clinical and research experience.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program with an APA or APPIC approved pre-doctoral internship.Post-doctoral fellowship focused on LGBTQI + individuals as well as women’s health and mental health.Eligible for licensure or a licensed Psychologist in Colorado.
Associate Professor:

  • 4-7 years of related clinical and research experience.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program with an APA or APPIC approved pre-doctoral internship.Post-doctoral fellowship focused on LGBTQI + individuals as well as women’s health and mental health.Eligible for licensure or a licensed Psychologist in Colorado.
Professor:

  • 7+ years of related clinical and research experience.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program with an APA or APPIC approved pre-doctoral internship.Post-doctoral fellowship focused on LGBTQI + individuals as well as women’s health and mental health.Eligible for licensure or a licensed Psychologist in Colorado.
Preferred Qualifications (applicable to all ranks)

  • Training and experience in health psychology, LGBTQ+ concerns, and women’s health and mental health.
  • Experience on integrated teams in primary and/or specialty medical settings that promotes an inclusive environment.
  • Interest in developing a collaborative program of research on LGTBQ+ well-being.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with faculty, staff, collaborating colleagues, students, alumni, industry and the public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and trainees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the special needs of all patients, families and colleagues with respect to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, ability status, religion, political beliefs, socioeconomic status and any other factors related to systemic oppression.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge regarding clinical research regulations and principals of ethical conduct.
  • Strong commitment to inter-professional, team-based care in the Department of Psychiatry and both primary and specialty health settings.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 21, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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