Psychologist - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking applications for a PSYCHOLOGIST to work on our INPATIENT PSYCHIATRY UNITS. Expertise in providing behavior support of patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring severe psychopathology (e.g., psychosis, mania, suicidality) is desired. Psychologists with board certification in behavior analysis (BCBA) are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to provide excellent inter-professional consultation, training on behavior support, and short-term clinical care for adults and adolescents, develop individualized behavior support plans to be implemented on the inpatient units, and collaborate with the core programming team. Rank for this clinical-track appointment is flexible, dependent on the candidate's qualifications. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The successful candidate will join a 30+ member Division of Psychology that includes others whose primary work site is the Nisonger Center, a University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Our division has robust training opportunities, including a psychology pre-doctoral internship program to: a) provide assessment and treatment; b) participate in the professional education of trainees in psychology and other disciplines; and c) collaborate with other faculty in scholarly activities.

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For more information, send an inquiry to the Psychology Division Director ([email protected]). Applications will be reviewed upon arrival and continue until the position is filled. Start date is flexible.

Applicants must be from an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program (with an accredited clinical internship), have at least one year of relevant post-doctoral experience, and be licensed in Ohio by the time of appointment.

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How to Apply:

For consideration, please send Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

Thomas Klitzka, DASPR
Physician and Faculty Recruiter
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
[email protected]
Ph: (614) 293-3053 - Cell: 614-935-7445

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.