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Health Psychologist - Adult Transplant

Company: UW Health
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join our REMARKABLE Healthcare team as a Clinical Health Psychologist. Provide clinical services to adult patients undergoing organ transplant at our highly-regarded and growing UW Health Transplant Center.We are seeking a Health Psychologist to:

  • Conduct pre-transplant evaluations.
  • Provide group and individual health and behavior interventions to patients throughout their transplant journey in both outpatient and inpatient medical settings.
  • Work as part of the interdisciplinary Transplant Healthcare Team.
  • Potentially participate in supervision of Health Psychology trainees and contribute to program development.
  • Work a hybrid of remote (work from home) and in person work for some of the outpatient services this position will provide.Education :
    Minimum - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology or related field.Work Experience :
    Minimum - One (1) year of post-doc experience in the area of Behavioral Health in a medical setting.Preferred - One (1) year of clinical experience or two (2) years of post-doctoral experience in the area of Health Psychology in a medical setting.Licenses and Certifications :
    Minimum -
    • Licensure or eligible for licensure as a Psychologist in Wisconsin.
    • Licensure as a Psychologist in Illinois required within one year of hire
    • CPR/BLS.Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities :
      • Eligible for listing in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ability to provide post-doctoral graduate and undergraduate training, including formal lectures and seminars, to Psychology interns, medical students, and residents in areas related to Health Psychology.
      • Ability to effectively supervise the work of Psychology interns, medical students, and residents.
      • Ability to provide clinical service to a wide range of ages and to persons having any number of health-related issues, including chronic illness, traumatic injury, physical disability, mental illness, and end-of-life decision making.
      • Ability to identify emotional, behavioral and psychosocial needs and strengths and integrate into care plan.
      • Ability to contribute to program development and outcome evaluation efforts.
      • Ability to provide Health Psychology consultation for health care professionals, family members, and patients.Physical Requirements :
        Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
        UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.W ork Schedule :
        This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position scheduled to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. There is s ome remote (work from home) opportunity for some of the outpatient services this position will provide. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet --designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

        UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

Keywords: UW Health, Madison , Health Psychologist - Adult Transplant, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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