Job Description

District Medical Group, Inc. (DMG), a large multi-specialty faculty practice group, is seeking a licensed Clinical Psychologist to join our Psychology Department at Valleywise Behavioral Health Center – Maryvale, a modern (completely renovated in 2019) hospital campus, to provide services to our hospitalized, and primarily seriously mentally ill, patients.

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.

The ideal candidate will exhibit flexibility, effective communication skills, and an ability to thrive in a consultative role. Psychologists within the department administer, score, and interpret psychologist tests, and write comprehensive yet concise reports of test results, clinical interview, and collateral sources of information. Common consultations involve psychological assessment of personality, cognition, intelligence, and diagnosis of patients within the hospital. Psychologists in our inpatient setting play a pivotal role in developing behavior plans for patients, working as part of an interdisciplinary team that includes psychiatrists, other psychologists, psychiatry nurse practitioners, psychiatry RNs and social workers. Other responsibilities for psychologists within the department may be determined by an applicant’s background, knowledge, and experience with teaching, research, or other specific areas of interest.  A faculty appointment to the Creighton University School of Medicine in Phoenix is also available. 

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: