In affiliation with the UCCS Psychology Department, the Aging Center is seeking a clinical psychologist to deliver clinical services and provide training to graduate students preparing to be clinical Geropsychologists. The Aging Center is a community-based mental health clinic for older adults and their families and a university psychology training clinic. The Aging Center serves more than 3,000 older adults annually through four core service centers: Memory and Cognitive Assessments, the Aging Families and Caregiver Program, Psychotherapy, and Clinicians in the Community integrated care programs. The Psychologist will join our innovative team of psychologists to focus on service delivery, training, and administrative leadership related to the programs involving neuropsychological and psychological assessment. Principal responsibilities include conducting neuropsychological evaluations, clinical supervision of Memory Clinic and the Neuropsychology student team when the faculty are not available, managing assessment referrals (marketing, outreach, case selection and assignment), sharing responsibility for program development, and administrative duties as required in coordinating assessment services. Opportunities may exist for providing additional services and supervision in integrated health care environments.
The Psychologist will be responsible for weekly individual supervision of unlicensed student clinicians (Master's, PhD, and post-doctoral level) who are providing direct clinical services at the Aging Center, and potentially at community partner locations. The Psychologist will supervise student assistant(s); in the future, the Psychologist may supervise a psychometrist
Providing direct clinical services including neuropsychological evaluations, cognitive testing, consultation with clients,families, and other health care professionals, and potentially individual therapy for older adults
Potentially providing clinical services in one of our partner agencies within an integrated care model
Supervising trainees in service areas as needed, including potentiallyoff-site supervision in one of our integrated care settings
Training of cognitive and neuropsychological assessment and weekly clinical supervision (including review of documentation) for students providing services at the Aging Center orintegratedcarelocations
Participating in regular meetings with colleagues related to supervision and service delivery
Managing follow-up procedures with assessment referrals and clients
Participate in staff and team meetings, monthly training didactics,
Contributing to program development
Establishing and communicating clinical policies and procedures
Supporting students in clinic operations
Monitoring and managing the clinic's assessment referrals (including outreach to market services, oversight of waitlist, and student client caseloads)
Knowledge of the scientific basis of psychological practice
Knowledge and behavioral skills consistent with the ethics and professional standards of practice in psychology
Knowledge and skills of evidence-based practice of cognitive and neuropsychological evaluation of older adults and evidence-based interventions
Skills of communicating effectively with clients, colleagues, and staff
Knowledge and skills related to all aspects of professional conduct in clinical and academic settings
Skills and knowledge related to clinical training, community outreach, and interprofessional health service delivery
Rudimentary knowledge of ethical and legal standards related to reimbursement processes
Ability to participate effectively on clinical services and training teams
Ability to work independently and to structure time to accomplish tasks and goals
Ability to track and report on clinical processes and outcomes
Ability to work effectively with diverse clinical populations of older adults and those who serve them.
For the purposes of FLSA, this position has been determined to be exempt from (not eligible for) overtime under FLSA.
Salary Range: $73,500 to $90,000
The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs offers a full benefits package. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttp://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.
PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or related field (e.g., neuropsychology, geropsychology, counseling psychology)
Current licensure, or license eligible,inColorado.
Medicare provider or Medicare-eligible provider
One year post-doctoral fellowship training in neuropsychology or geropsychology
Experience working with older adults
Two years of post-doctoral fellowship training in clinical neuropsychology
One or more years of experience supervising graduate level psychology students in neuropsychology or geropsychology
Board certified (or board-eligibility) in clinical neuropsychology
Job: *Health Care
Organization: *C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus
Location: Colorado Springs
Requisition ID: 11355