University of Utah Health Care

  • Psychologist - UNI Inpatient Youth, full-time

    Requisition Number
    35229
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm
    Location Name
    Univ Neuropsychiatric Inst
    Patient Care?
    Yes
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UNI IPC 93H COMP ASSMT TRTMT
    Category
    Behavioral Health
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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 hospital and Neuropsychiatric Institute patients.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    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

    • Training and experience with administration, scoring, and interpretation of a wide range of psychological assessment measures
    • Strong report writing and verbal communication skills
    • Experience with establishing and maintaining relationships with various referral sources, including educational consultants
    • Experience providing treatment and/or assessment to youth in residential treatment, wilderness programs, or therapeutic boarding schools
    • 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

    Carrying, Color Determination, Crawling, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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