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Director of Psychology and Behavioral Services

Company: UC Davis Medical Center
Location: Sacramento, CA
UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA
 
Director of Psychology and Behavioral Services
Salary Range: $6375.00 to $14541.67 Monthly
 
Responsibilities
The Psychologist serves as the MIND Institute  Director of Psychological and Behavioral Services and is responsible for patient  care and administration in the Massie Family Clinic, an outpatient health care  clinic serving individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. As a leader and  clinical supervisor, the incumbent develops and implements systems for clinical  care for the Massie Family Clinic, which assures a multi-disciplinary,  comprehensive, and patient-oriented approach, and provides mentoring and  training to clinical providers. The incumbent also participates in strategic  planning and systems development to integrate the MIND Institute's Clinical and  Research missions and to translate empirically based research into clinical  service, working collaboratively with MIND Institute leadership, as well as  faculty and administrators from the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and  Behavioral Sciences. The individual will conduct in-takes, diagnostic assessments,  and treatment to individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders.
 
Qualifications
REQUIRED 
• California Clinical Psychology License ( Current/Valid)       
• Possession of Ph.D. degree in developmental or clinical psychology and licensed  in the state of California as a Clinical Psychologist.  
• Extensive  experience administering psychological and diagnostic assessments (e.g., the  Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd edition) to individuals with autism  spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders, evaluating and  interpreting results, developing and making treatment, case plan and case  disposition recommendations, and providing treatment.  
• Extensive knowledge  of the psychiatric, behavioral, and developmental diagnoses, as described in the  DSM-5, in addition to neuropsychological characteristics of autism and other  neurodevelopmental disorders and the current research in these areas.  
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of individual, child,  and family development; human behaviors and communication; the influence of  culture and values in clinical practice, case management.  
• Knowledge of  clinical research methodology, design, statistical tests, computer software, and  clinical interpretation of data results.  
• Excellent writing, verbal and planning  skills, especially the ability to write clear, concise reports.  
 
PREFERRED  
• Demonstrated effective leadership skills with experience as a supervisor and/or administrator.   
• Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills. Ability to work diplomatically with a wide variety of people. 
• Ability to communicate, interact with children and their caregivers, other staff members, county social workers, and representatives of county and community agencies.   
• Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner (e.g., assigned strategic projects, clinical reports, research summaries, staff evaluations); and ability to be flexible and complete priorities.   
• Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to establish rapport and maintain working relationships with staff, faculty, executive leadership, patients, parents, and community members. 
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT 
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

If you are open to new opportunities or know anyone that would be interested in learning more about this role please contact:

Desiree Chandler
Sr. Executive Recruiter 
ddchandler@ucdavis.edu
Call/ text: 916-802-7711

 
The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer