Job Description

District Medical Group of Arizona (DMG) is seeking a part-time Child and Adolescent Psychologist for a position at our Valleywise Behavioral Health Hospital and clinic in Mesa, AZ. The population primarily consists of adolescents who are receiving inpatient psychiatric treatment.

Candidates must have a degree in clinical psychology and be eligible for licensure in Arizona. The psychologist’s primary responsibilities will include psychological assessment of adolescents hospitalized on a 14-bed inpatient unit (personality, intellectual, and diagnostic testing), as well as occasional assessments of outpatient children and adolescents whose primary treatment is by psychiatric residents. In addition, the psychologist develops individualized behavioral plans for inpatients on the adolescent unit who are exhibiting problematic behaviors.  Other responsibilities will be determined, based on the applicant’s facility with psychological assessment, teaching experience, research, and interests.

Ideal candidates will have a background with specific experience in assessment and the ability to communicate findings concisely via a written report and oral feedback.  Candidates will enjoy working with staff and patients to solve behavioral challenges in the hospital setting. Important characteristics for applicants include a desire to work with the adolescents in an inpatient setting, a willingness to work in a consult position, autonomy, motivation, and flexibility.  DMG’s Psychiatry Department includes an accredited psychiatric residency training program and welcomes interested faculty to be involved in didactic instruction as well as supervision opportunities. Valleywise Health Medical Center (VHMC) is an affiliated training site for medical students from the Creighton School of Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, and staff participating in education of the students are eligible for faculty appointment to these medical schools.

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 and sub specialties.  DMG is the academic faculty practice plan affiliated with Creighton School of Medicine, the University of Arizona College of Medicine (Phoenix) and the area’s most comprehensive teaching hospital and medical center, Valleywise Health Medical Center.

DMG offers an outstanding work environment, competitive compensation plan/benefits package, paid time off, CME allowance with paid time off and employer paid malpractice insurance.

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