Behavioral Health Clinical Manager, Manager, Psychology Department - Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa's Center for Excellence on Disabilities, University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017

About the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital and UI Hospitals & Clinics:

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital is one of the nation's top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa's only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center.  In 2015-16 the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in nine pediatric specialties in the Best Children's Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

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. Forbes Magazine named the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as the Number 1 employer in the Health Care industry category and Number 12 employer overall for 2015.

About the Center for Disabilities and Development; University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital:

The Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) is dedicated to improving the health and independence of people with disabilities and creating a life with opportunities for everyone.  Designated as Iowa's University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities since 1972, we are an interdisciplinary center that integrates a broad array of clinical services in one location, providing an ideal environment for exceptional patient care, education, and research. The CDD is also home to Iowa's Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program and has provided outstanding interdisciplinary training since 1993.

Our clinical team works with patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, behavior disorders, cerebral palsy, cognitive disorders, Down syndrome, Fragile X and spina bifida. CDD's clinical services include audiology, developmental and behavioral pediatrics, education, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, social services and speech-language pathology.

Families who come to our clinic often have complex needs which is why CDD uses a team approach, bringing together the right experts to help families find answers. At the heart of each team are the patient and family. 

Manager, Clinical Psychology Position:

Provide clinical and managerial leadership in overseeing all aspects of the Center for Disabilities and Development's (CDD) Psychology Department. In addition this position will maintain a clinical caseload.  Management responsibilities include managing fiscal resources, serving as liaison with hospital and community partners, leading performance improvement initiatives, participating in the strategic planning process, and supervising staff members and managing staff training, competency and performance.  Opportunities available to participate in and/or lead research initiatives and oversee selected graduate and doctoral-level trainees and fellows. For a complete listing of position qualifications please go to and select requisition 71433

Salary offer begins at $90,000 with potential for higher salary commensurate with training and experience.  A comprehensive benefits package is provided and includes group life insurance; long-term disability; health, dental, vision and hearing insurance; liability protection; spending accounts for childcare and medical expenses; paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays; and employer-funded retirement program.

About Iowa City and the University of Iowa:   

Iowa City, Iowa is a vibrant university town with a rich blend of the performing arts, sports, and nature. Downtown Iowa City, located within walking distance of many neighborhoods, is a cultural gathering place filled with shops, restaurants, and galleries. With its historic ties to literature and the renowned Iowa Writers' Workshop, Iowa City offers both a growing urban sophistication and a small-town friendliness. It's one of the reasons Iowa City is often voted one of the nation's best small metropolitan areas.

Downtown Iowa City offers boutiques, shops, unique restaurants and bars, entertainment venues, hotels and professional offices.  From music and art festivals to Broadway performances, Iowa City has an event to suit anyone's taste.  Combine this with a welcoming community surrounded by the picturesque rolling hills, forests, lakes and rivers of Eastern Iowa and it's not hard to see why the Iowa City area is a top community in which to live, work, play and raise a family.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, visit: and select requisition 71433.  Selection process will include a Credential and Background Check.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin,  age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

For additional information about this position, contact Judy Stephenson at