The Outpatient Behavioral Health Team at Denver Health is recruiting a Psychologist to join their team!
Denver Health is a nationally recognized model for integration of a safety-net acute-care hospital, a network of community health centers, a city and county public health department, and a regional poison center. Additionally, Denver Health is the major academic affiliate of the University Of Colorado School of Medicine.
Under general supervision, provides clinical services to adults as an outpatient Psychologist, including individual and family psychotherapy, standardized psychological testing, case coordination and case management. Key areas include psych diagnostic assessment, multicultural competence, skills and abilities with a wide range of moderate to severe psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, psychosis and sequelae of traumatic stress. Functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team and provides clinical leadership for other staff members and for trainees on the Outpatient Adult Mental Health Services Team. Participates as a member of the Division of Psychology in supervision and teaching for the doctoral internship. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:
•Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year
Denver Health provides Level I care for all, regardless of ability to pay and is a model for other safety net institutions across the nation. As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is Colorado's leading provider of undeserved care.
Main Campus - Pavilion K Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1.Psychotherapeutic evidence-based services for adults with moderate to severe mental health disorders.
2.Able to work effectively with diverse patients who are diagnostically complex and may have challenging medical as well as psychosocial needs.
3.Provide crisis intervention and case management as needed.
4.Participates in supervision and teaching for doctoral psychology interns and other trainees.
5.Other duties as assigned.
1.Doctoral degree in psychology appropriate for licensure as a psychologist required.
2.Completion of APA-accredited doctoral internship required.
1.Minimum of 4,000 hours of supervised clinical experience.
2.Completion of 1500 hours of supervised postdoctoral experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1.Advanced knowledge and skills in psych diagnostics and in conducting standardized psychological assessment.
2.Advanced intervention with adults with acute, severe and chronic mental illness.
3.Effective clinical work with a wide range of individual and cultural diversity.
4.Teaching and supervisory skills with advanced psychology trainees.
Computers and Technology
1.Able to work effectively with computers and technology including word processing and electronic medical record.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration
1.Licensed (or license eligible) as a psychologist by the State of Colorado
Internal Number: 3033
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.