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.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
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.