Job Description

District Medical Group, Inc., (DMG), a large multi-specialty faculty practice group is seeking a Clinical Psychologist to work in the Valleywise Health Arizona Burn Center in Phoenix

At Arizona’s only nationally verified burn center, you would be part of a multidisciplinary team of medical, surgical and behavioral health professionals that treats thousands of patients each year and provides the highest level of patient care from initial treatment through rehabilitation.  This is an academic setting with opportunities for participation in research.  DMG and Valleywise Health are core partners in the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with a weekday work schedule.

DMG offers an outstanding work environment and competitive compensation and benefits, including:  retirement plan; 20 days of paid time off per calendar year plus 10 paid holidays; 5 days of continuing education time off as well as a generous continuing education financial allowance that can also be applied to the purchase of textbooks, professional journals, professional association memberships, and qualified electronic devices.  Additionally, DMG will pay for licensure and DEA renewal as well as malpractice coverage, including extended reporting endorsement (“tail”) insurance.

DMG employment qualifies providers for participation in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Candidates for the position of psychologist for the Burn Center must have a degree in clinical psychology, expertise in health psychology, and be licensed or eligible for Psychology licensure in Arizona.  The psychologist functions as an integral part of the burn care team, participating in daily rounds with the rest of the care team and providing inpatient and outpatient clinical assessments and therapy.  Experience in providing psychological care in a medical setting is preferred, as is expertise in treatment of post-traumatic and pain conditions.  Clinical research experience is beneficial, but not required.  Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills; be able to work with other caregivers as a team; be able to assess and treat individuals of all ages; and be willing to participate in the education of a variety of learners (medical students, nursing students, PA/NP students, surgical and ED residents, EMTs, military medics, firefighters, etc.) encountered on the Burn Unit.  Faculty appointment is available at the Creighton University School of Medicine and the University of Arizona School of Medicine in Phoenix.

A candidate must be a licensed psychologist in the State of Arizona prior to beginning employment.

DMG is a not-for-profit faculty practice plan owned and operated by physicians consisting of more than 400 providers who represent all the major medical and surgical specialties. DMG offers an outstanding work environment, a competitive compensation plan/benefits package. Valleywise Behavioral Health Center has inpatient facilities in Phoenix, Mesa, and Maryvale.

For consideration, please forward CV by email to: practice@dmgaz.org

EOE