University of Utah Health Psychologist - Youth Residential Treatment in Salt Lake City, Utah
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This position provides psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services of a clinical nature through direct patient care and consultation to hospital and Neuropsychiatric Institute patients.
Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.
Evaluates patients to determine status.
Provides direct psychological services for hospital and/or Neuropsychiatric Institute patients.
Collaborates with University and community agencies and departments to provide psychological and social services through outreach and consultation programs.
Develops mental health programs of a remedial, developmental, and preventive nature.
Trains and supervises pre-doctoral psychology interns and practicum students.
Assists in directing or working within agency program and support areas, as assigned by director.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
Program development and evaluation skills.
Outreach consultation skills.
Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.
Ability to provide patient care to patients and families resistant to treatment and delivering quality care within the constraints of managed care.
Ph.D or Psy.D. degree from an APA accredited graduate program in counseling, school or clinical psychology.
Completion of an APA-approved doctoral internship.
Current licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Utah.
One year experience in psychotherapy, group or family therapy within a clinical setting.
Experience with hospital- based psychological practices (inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and / or outpatient).
Experience with individual, family, and group psychotherapy; and a variety of assessment experiences including intellectual, neuropsychological, and affective/behavioral assessment.
Licensed for two years or more, and experience, training, or interest in providing clinical supervision to interns and residents.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
- This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing patient care to those with psychiatric conditions.
Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking
The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition Number 44462
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule M-F 8am-5pm
Location Name HMHI Youth Residential Treatment (YRT)
Patient Care? Yes
City Salt Lake City
Department HMH IPC 93F GIRLS RTC
Category Behavioral Health