The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UC Davis Medical Center is pleased to offer a staff position for a clinical psychologist (Psychologist II) in a community mental health clinic, which serves as a training site for UC Davis psychology and psychiatry fellows, and medical students. The position involves a balance of direct care in therapy, psychological assessment, and crisis interventions as well as training,Join a team of enthusiastic psychologist working collaboratively with child psychiatrists, child psychology and psychiatry fellows, medical students, and clinicians in a community mental health clinic serving Sacramento County Medi-cal population. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (CAPS) Clinic is a training clinic for clinical psychology post-doctoral fellows, child psychiatry fellows, medical students and nurses.The position holds a separate appointment on the Volunteer Clinical Faculty to allow the incumbent to supervise, teach and interact with medical students and psychiatry fellows.--Current licensure as a Clinical Psychologist in the state of California--Completion of Ph.D. or Psy.D., from an APA-accredited graduate school, and completion of one year in a post-doctoral APA-accredited internship--Current licensure as a Clinical Psychologist in the state of California--Specific training in child/adolescent development, psychopathology, trauma, family systems and psychological assessments/evaluations--Training, experience, and licensure to provide evidence based psychotherapy and assessments to children and adolescents--Understanding of development within a systemic and attachment based framework--Knowledge of and experience with a range of psychometric approaches, including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to assess children and youth exposed to child maltreatment. Experience and interest in providing supervision and teaching to predoctoral clinical interns and post-doctoral fellows in clinical psychology, child psychiatry fellows and medical students--Experience in working with ethnically diverse and underserved populations that struggle with multiple environmental stressors, including low income, family mental health problems, involvement with Child Protective Services (CPS), lack of resources, or substance and alcohol problems--Specific training in child/adolescent development, psychopathology, family systems and psychological assessment/evaluations--Training, experience, and licensure to provide evidence based psychotherapy to children and parents, cognitive-behavioral therapy to child and parents and family therapy to children and parents, as appropriate--Clinical experience in conducting assessment and psychotherapy services with children and parents; conducting family therapy in a psychiatric setting; and conducting semi-structured interviews--Training and experience in providing supervision to residents, trainees and medical students in group and individual psychotherapy--Administrative ability to develop and implement policy, to oversee professional billing, business obligations and contractual requirements related to patient care, and to prepare formal psychological evaluation and discharge summaries in accordance with accepted, professional standardsPREFERRED:--Experience collaborating with professionals from multiple systems of care, including child protective services, educational settings, and juvenile justice. Knowledge of basic neuropsychological principles and neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents--Interest in developing a neuropsychological component of experience in collaborating with professionals from multiple systems of care, including child protective services, educational settings, and juvenile justice. Knowledge of basic neuropsychological principles and neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents--Interest in developing a neuropsychological component of postdoctoral training program--Interest and/or experience in multicultural psychology
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.