University of Utah Health Care

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Psychologist - UNI Farmington Clinic

Psychologist - UNI Farmington Clinic

Requisition Number 
26583
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
Full-Time
Shift 
Day
Work Schedule 
Monday - Friday
Location Name 
Univ Neuropsychiatric Inst
Patient Care? 
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City 
SALT LAKE CITY
State 
UT
Department 
UNI OPC 93A Farmington Clinic
Category 
Behavioral Health

More information about this job

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position provides psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services of a clinical nature through direct patient care and consultation to University Hospital and Neuropsychiatric Institute patients.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates patients to determine status.
  • Provides direct psychological services for University 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Current licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Utah.
  • One year experience in psychotherapy, group or family therapy within a clinical setting.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

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.

Physical Requirements

Sitting