The Department of Psychiatry within the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa is seeking a Licensed Psychologist to join our clinical track faculty. The candidate will join a progressive and growing psychiatry division. The overall philosophy of this academic division is the provision of comprehensive patient-centered care in our inpatient and outpatient settings, in a variety of unique subspecialty practice settings within our healthcare system.
Appointment will be on the non-tenure clinical track, open rank. The position is a 1.0 FTE and consists of 80% clinical time and 20% academic time. 10% of clinical time will be allocated to clinical services for crisis services and supporting psychiatric patients in the Emergency Room.
The Department of Psychiatry is recruiting a psychologist to join an interdisciplinary team to provide coordinated care to children, adolescents and young adults with co-morbid mental illness, Intellectual Disability (ID), and challenging behaviors. The psychologist will be responsible for providing outpatient therapy and ongoing education and consultation to patients, their care providers, and hospital staff to maximize community capacity to maintain these patients in the outpatient setting. Therapy may include individual, family, or group therapy models.
The psychologist will help with diagnoses of possible psychiatric illnesses in the context of a developmental disability. Health information technology, including video teleconferencing, will enhance care transitions and continuity of care. Administrative duties will include program development, participation in departmental and division meetings, and inservice sessions. The psychologist will collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary treatment team and provide clinical supervision and teaching to medical students, residents, fellows, and psychology graduate students. We will work closely with the candidate to optimize his/her time to work in any preferred area of interest.
The UI Department of Psychiatry has a long tradition of excellence in research, a well-developed research infrastructure, and ample patient populations that support efforts in a variety of areas of investigation. These include studies in neuroimaging, genetics, epidemiology, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, and basic neuroscience. The Department of Psychiatry is made up of more than 90 full-time faculty members who provide national and international leadership across a range of psychiatric areas, such as child psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, eating disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, medical psychiatry, and community psychiatry.
The University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a collegial professional environment. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. We are committed to providing patient-focused care--available to every person, around the clock--in an environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.
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