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Staff Psychologist -Cancer Center

Company: The University of Vermont Health Network
Location: Burlington
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

We are the heart and science of medicine. - We are UVM Medical Center. -External candidates are -eligible for a one-time signing bonus of $5,000 (prorated for part time roles). The bonus will be paid out as a $2,500 pay adjustment in the first paycheck following the completion of a successful, 90-day orientation; the second installment of $2,500 will be paid upon completion of 6 months (1040 hours/prorated for part time) of satisfactory service in the department hired into. This requires a one-year commitment. JOB DESCRIPTION:Staff Psychologists at UVMMC provide psychological services to patients seen in one or more clinical sites, including inpatient psychiatric, medical-surgical, or rehabilitation units; emergency department; outpatient programs; and general, primary and/or specialty clinics. Specific duties are determined by site. Services may include diagnostic evaluations, focused clinical assessment, psychological intervention, staff consultation, clinical supervision, and program development and oversight. Staff psychologists may also participate in multidisciplinary organizational initiatives and program evaluation.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:The psychologist who assumes this position will join a team of clinicians who provide clinical consultation to staff and psychotherapy to patients referred by the Cancer Center and hospital attending physicians. The incoming psychologist will provide support in inpatient and outpatient settings.Our service prioritizes supportive intervention to facilitate adjustment to diagnosis and treatment as well as relapse and end of life concerns when indicated. -The incoming psychologist will be expected to collaborate with Cancer Center providers and colleagues across disciplines.The Department of Psychological Services at UVMMC is especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated background in multicultural psychology and can contribute to the diversity, equity and inclusion in the department, organization and network. We welcome applicants who will advance our mission to be an anti-racist department and organization and promote cultural humility and a sense of belonging for every individual and community we serve. Applicants are asked to include information in their cover letter about how they will further this aim. University of Vermont Medical Center is committed to being a national model for the delivery of high- quality academic health care for a rural region.EDUCATION:Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from APA or CPA accredited program (or equivalent).Must have valid Psychologist-PhD - license.
Doctorate in an APA/CPA accredited Counseling Psychology program may be considered if training is commensurate with role requirements.
Completion of internship from APA accredited program (or equivalent).
Completion of at least 1-year post-doctoral training in a clinical setting.EXPERIENCE:Minimum 3 years' post-licensure experience in Clinical Psychology preferred, including experience providing individual, family and group psychotherapy, clinical supervision and staff consultation. -Recent graduates of PhD or PsyD programs in Clinical or Counseling Psychology may be considered for postdoctoral fellowship for this position. Salary and benefits would be commensurate with experienceRecently licensed psychologists with strong relevant clinical and supervisory experience may be considered.A background and training in Psycho-Oncology is highly preferred.WHY UVM MEDICAL CENTER (UVMMC)? - -UVMMC is dedicated to our patients, providing the highest quality care for patients and their families. It is a mission that defines our culture, one of teamwork and collaboration. Every employee, whether they work directly in patient care or in a supporting role, has a hand in contributing to the wellness of the patient and the community. - - -BENEFITS: - - - -At UVMMC, we support our employees as passionately as we care for our patients. We offer a comprehensive, total compensation package that includes salary, health and wellness benefits, paid time off, and more. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Relocation Benefits available for relocation of 50 miles or greater.LEARN MORE: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - What is it like working here? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Why Burlington, VT? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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