Psychologist ($100k-$120k) Premium

University of Kansas Medical Center,

Counseling & Educational Support Services
 
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Last Posted:

Fri, Jun 7th, '24

Deadline:

Applications Reviewed as Received. Interviews begin mid-June.

Start Date:

August/September 2024

Last Updated:

Fri, Jun 7th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Psychologist position serves students and residents through the provision of individual, couples, and group psychological counseling, outreach presentations, consultation, supervision of doctoral practicum students, psychological assessments, and crisis response. In addition, the Psychologist supports the strategic initiatives of our department and the Office of Academic and Student Affairs to help all students and residents succeed. In discharging these duties, the Psychologist is expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of gender, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, socio economic status, et. and to be skilled with techniques for counseling students and residents with widely varying backgrounds. The position engages with a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, a licensed clinical social worker, learning specialists, a writing specialist, nurse practitioners, and other health professionals to facilitate successful treatment outcomes. The position contributes to the University’s strategic plan and reports to the Associate Director of Counseling and Educational Support Services.

Job Duties

  • Provide individual, couple, family, and group counseling
  • Provide supervision, consultation, and outreach presentations
  • Contribute to the department’s strategic initiatives to provide services and programs to a diverse student and resident population
  • Conduct diagnostic assessment
  • Participate in crisis response services
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Associate Director

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation and sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus ten paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) are available. https://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefits.html

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER

https://www.kumc.edu/about.html

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensure:

  • Doctorate in Counseling, Counseling Psychology, or Clinical Psychology
  • Licensed eligible as a Psychologist in Kansas & Missouri

Work Experience: 

  • Two years of post-licensed experience
  • Experience providing brief therapy to individuals, couples, and groups
  • Experience in clinical and crisis management, including working with high acuity students and residents with complex mental health need
  • Experience designing and implementing outreach programs and psychoeducational workshops
  • Experience providing clinical supervision and consultation.
  • Strong communication as evidence by application materials.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification: 

  • PSYPACT credentialed
  • Doctorate completed at APA-accredited program

Work Experience:

  • Predoctoral Internship at an APA accredited internship site
  • Two or more years of experience in a university counseling center
  • Experience providing counseling to health science students
  • Competence providing therapy in bilingual or multilingual contexts
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence in mental health service provision. 
  • Clinical and research experience with multicultural issues.
  • Experience developing, leading, and implementing strategic programming initiatives to help students and medical residents succeed.
 
COMPENSATION

$100k-120k with excellent benefits

APPLICATION MATERIALS
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three references’ names and phone numbers