Instructor (Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist)

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Pediatrics | Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center

Instructor (Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist)

Position #00704785– Requisition #22267

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The University of Colorado 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 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center has an opening for a full-time Instructor (Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist) position. 

Nature of Work:

  • The University of Colorado Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (CU-HTC) is seeking an experienced, licensed clinical psychologist with demonstrated expertise in the use of evidence-based treatment with youth and young adults. The Psychologist will provide psychological assessment and intervention to the populations serviced at the CU-HTC including all patients with bleeding and clotting disorders in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana and the Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) Pediatric Stroke Clinic.  In sum, the CU-HTC serves over 3000 patients with bleeding and clotting disorders, and pediatric and young adult stroke. The Psychologist will function within a multidisciplinary Psychosocial team currently including one Psychologist and two social workers as well as a larger multidisciplinary team with neurology, rehabilitation medicine, hematology, neuropsychology, social work, child life, physical therapy, nursing, and research.  Preference will be given to psychologists with a scientist-practitioner orientation, who are interested in contributing to the clinical evidence base for psychology practice in the subspecialty setting of stroke, bleeding, and clotting.  This position is a faculty position with rank commensurate with the applicant’s experience.
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Position Emphasis:

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing outpatient psychotherapy and consultative services for patients of the CU-HTC presenting with complex psychological concerns and comorbid bleeding, clotting, or perinatal/pediatric stroke diagnosis.
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of the existing referral base of mental health care supports for patients whose needs may be best met elsewhere that ideally includes a diverse array of supports in areas of high patient density.
  • Conducting program development for psychosocial assessment for patients receiving care for their bleeding and clotting.
  • Participating in and/or leading research and identifying grant or philanthropy opportunities related to psychosocial aspects of bleeding, clotting, and perinatal/pediatric stroke populations.
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating programs for patients and families in the CU-HTC in partnership with physician, nursing, and family services leaders with an emphasis on building resilience of individuals with chronic and acute medical diagnoses and reducing effects of comorbid stressors and psychological concerns.
  • Presenting education to staff on the psychological impact of bleeding, clotting and perinatal/pediatric stroke disorders including more formal education such as participation in monthly Psychosocial Rounds and on-the-fly education within the framework of the collaborative clinical care provided in the multidisciplinary environment.
  • Other clinical and program development opportunities as assigned (e.g., transition from pediatric to adult care program; development of psychosocial assessment for patients receiving new and novel treatments such as gene therapy; examination of psychological factors their effects on coagulation; development of psychological interventions).
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits: 

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $90,000 to $115,000.

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, and specialty 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.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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.


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Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology from an APA accredited program with an APA or APPIC approved internship. 
  • Applicants must possess a Colorado Psychologist License or be eligible for licensure within the state of Colorado.
  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications.
Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through CHCO.
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check.
  • Must be willing and able to pass a sex offender background check.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of postdoctoral experience that includes clinical training duties, clinical supervision, administrative or teaching responsibilities. 
  • Experience treating psychosocial concerns of patients with hematologic diagnoses.
  • Possess or be eligible for Montana and Wyoming Psychologist License.
  • Experience administering psychoeducational assessments in pediatric and adult populations with comorbid chronic or life limiting disease.
  • Experience providing psychosocial interventions for patients with chronic or life limiting disease including end of life care.
  • Spanish speaking.
Required Competencies:

    Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.Outstanding customer service skills.Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.The ability to embrace and help to sustain a vibrant, positive team environment with respect for providers, support staff, and patients.The ability to create strong and respectful helping relationships with patients and colleagues.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with many types of diagnoses, psychotherapeutic techniques, and the application of these in patients with comorbid chronic and acute medical concerns.
  • Must have skills in risk assessment.
  • Must have experience differentiating between short, middle, and long-term therapeutic goals.
  • Should be comfortable with program development, particularly in transition from pediatric to adult care programming, and public speaking.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, clinic staff, and research staff.
  • Ability to identify and understand grant and philanthropic opportunities.
  • Ability to provide guidance and educate staff on the psychological impacts of patients.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 30, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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