In one of the region's largest and most comprehensive investments into behavioral health, UCHealth is dedicating more than $100 million over the next five years to address behavioral health needs for patients across Colorado. One of three key initiatives is behavioral health integration within primary care. Be a part of this significant program to address the behavioral health needs of the residents of Colorado.
Exciting opportunity for a licensed Psychologist with training and experience delivering integrated behavioral health services in a primary care setting.
The Psychologist will serve as a member of the UCHealth Primary Care team and work in collaboration with other primary care providers to manage the overall health of their patients. The Psychologist will assess biopsychosocial functioning as well as deliver targeted interventions for patients in need of behavioral health services. The Psychologist will provide warm interdisciplinary handoffs by identifying, referring and advocating for patients who could benefit from specialty behavioral health services including telepsychiatry. Psychologist will also assist in providing supervision and didactic education in integrated behavioral health-primary care.
FTE Status: Full Time
FTE: 1.000000 (FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)
The ideal candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of health psychology interventions and evidence-based practices delivered in primary care settings in addition to demonstrated experience facilitating clinical pathways that connect patients with medical and behavioral health conditions to the proper setting of care. The candidate must be comfortable with the fast pace of primary care and working with interdisciplinary teams to provide consultation and co-management in the treatment of behavioral health concerns.
Minimum Required Education: Doctoral degree in Psychology.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Psychologist.
Two or more years' experience in clinical/counseling, primary care, or health psychology is preferred.
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Internal Number: 14252
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