Clinical Psychologist, Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa, IA

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Center for Disabilities and Development is looking to hire for a Clinical Psychologist.  This position performs psychological/neuropsychological assessment and treatment with infants, children and young adults in a tertiary-level, clinical outpatient setting.  Diagnose and treat neurodevelopmental disabilities with other members of a multi-disciplinary, healthcare team. View Online

  • Determine psychodiagnosis and psychodynamics of clients in a hospital/clinic setting utilizing tests and interviews.
  • Interview and counsel clients in a clinical setting and study medical and social case histories.
  • Diagnoses and treats/develops treatment plans for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities with other members of an inter-disciplinary health-care team.
  • Select, administer, and interpret intelligence, achievement, aptitude and organicity tests.
  • Treat psychological disorders to effect improved adjustments, utilizing various psychological techniques.
  • Collaborate with other hospital/clinical staff members to develop patient treatment programs.
  • Develop experimental designs and conduct research in fields of personality development and adjustment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.
  • Prepare diagnosis and status reports on individuals interviewed.
  • Completes patient report and billing documentation according to CDD and UI Healthcare guidelines and timelines.
  • Assist in the preparation of research proposals and grant requests.
  • Serve as a mentor for students.
  • Provides learning experiences and/or instruction to graduate and doctoral-level trainees, as assigned.
  • Supervise and schedule graduates students in psychodiagnostic work and psychotherapy.
  • Serve as the leader of a treatment team.
  • Assign and schedule clients in the clinic.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Doctoral degree in Psychology is required.
  • Reasonable experience (1-3 years) in Clinical Child Psychology, including skill and experience in psychological/neuropsychological assessment and working with infants, preschool-aged children, young children and/or young adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  • Reasonable experience (1-3 years) experience in Clinical Psychotherapy.
  • State of Iowa Psychology license at the time of hire unless there are specific circumstances that necessitate a grace period. 
  • Iowa Health Service Provider Certification, or certification within 12 months of hire.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency in computer software applications.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of community based disability services.
  • Experience working in a healthcare environment and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Expertise in applied behavior analysis.
  • Experience working with electronic medical records.
  • Knowledge of University of Iowa policies and procedures.

Highly Desirable Qualifications:

  • Assessment and/or treatment of possible Autism Spectrum Disorder; Using such materials as the ADOS-2, ADI-R, and/or other tools.
  • Assessment and/or treatment neurodevelopmental disabilities for children between ages 0-5 years; Knowledge of using materials, such as the Bayley Scales of Infant Development or Mullen Scales of Learning.

Position and Application details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education verification. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

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