The Department of Pediatrics within the School of Medicine consists of 14 Divisions and Sections. The overall mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to provide compassionate, state of the art health care for children, to advocate for their benefit and to discover new knowledge in the areas of teaching, research and clinical activities. As part of this mission, the purpose of the CAARE Diagnostic and Treatment Center, is to provide patient care (mental health services), teaching and research on behalf of abused/neglected and at-risk children.
Job Summary Final Filing Date :08/05/2020 Salary Range :$7,125.00 to $16,883.33 Salary Frequency : Monthly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time :100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Pediatrics, UC Davis Children's Hospital City :Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The role of this position is to provide administrative oversight and management of the CAARE Center's programs, services, research, staff and supervisors.
Licensure as a psychologist, as mandated by the California Board of Psychology
Graduate degree in mental health.
Knowledge of pertinent laws, rules and regulations for mental health services in California.
Experience to develop, write, implement, and sustain clinical research grants, contracts, and other major public/privately funded programs.
Experience to conduct clinical research, analyze and publish research articles for peer-reviewed journals.
Knowledge and understanding of individual, child, and family development, human behavior and communication, the influence of culture and values in clinical practice, case management, and research. Ability to apply cultural competency standards to clinical care.
Knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses, as described in the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual - version IV (DSM-IV).
Experience to conceptualize clinical situations and demonstrate application of theory in case management and psychotherapeutic responsibilities.
Knowledge of psychological assessment instruments, skills to evaluate and interpret results, ability to develop and make treatment recommendations, and recommendations for case plans and case dispositions.
Strong background in human behavior, communication, and conflict resolution.
Knowledge of community resources.
Knowledge policies and procedures of the CAARE Center and U.C. Davis Health System.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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