UNIV - Open Rank (Modified Track) - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences: Division of Biob

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 5/04/2024
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Job Description Summary

The Division of Biobehavioral Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina is hiring for a clinical psychologist position. Candidate will be integrated into an existing Biobehavioral Medicine Clinic. Candidate will be a doctoral level, licensed Psychologist with a valid unrestricted license to practice in SC (or eligible for licensure in SC ). Candidate will provide psychological evaluations as well as individual and/or group therapy to patients with co-morbid psychiatric and medical illness. Candidate will actively be involved in quality and research related efforts to support the division’s overall academic missions. See the full job posting here: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/532042/univ-clinical-instructor-psychiatry-biobehavioral- medicine

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Faculty

Cost Center

CC001042 COM PSYCH Bio-Behavioral Medicine CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00


Pay Range

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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Job Description

Job Summary: The Division of Biobehavioral Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina is hiring for a clinical psychologist position. Candidate will be integrated into an existing Biobehavioral Medicine Clinic. Candidate will be a doctoral level, licensed Psychologist with a valid unrestricted license to practice in SC (or eligible for licensure in SC). Candidate will provide psychological evaluations as well as individual and/or group therapy to patients with co-morbid psychiatric and medical illness. Candidate will actively be involved in quality and research related efforts to support the division’s overall academic missions.

The Behavioral Medicine Clinic is a tertiary behavioral medicine clinic with psychologists, psychiatrists, other prescribing providers, and trainees from psychology, psychiatry, pharmacy, and nursing coordinating mental health/behavioral health care for patients receiving medical care from MUSC’s specialty care teams. We primarily serve adults in an outpatient capacity, though we are growing our inpatient consultation and pediatric/teen/young adult patients within our integrated services (e.g., transplant, bariatric surgery, pain, oncology).

For more information about our academic and patient care programs: https://medicine.musc.edu/departments/psychiatry/divisions-and-programs/divisions/biobehavioral-medicine or https://muschealth.org/medical-services/psychiatry/services/behavioral

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have a strong background and clinical expertise in health psychology; proficiency in providing empirically supported evaluation and treatment interventions; willingness to engage in quality improvement and research projects with Behavioral Medicine populations; interest in supervising trainees in psychology; and enthusiasm in identifying opportunities for program development. The faculty member will primarily be working in the fields of 1) Transplant surgery: Heart, liver, kidney, lung, & living donor (kidney); 2) Bariatric surgery: Pre- and post- surgical evaluation and management; and 3) Cancer: New diagnosis, active treatment, survivorship, caregivers, bone marrow transplant candidates 4) GI service: program development opportunities for coping with GI disorders (Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, Irritable bowel syndrome), individual/group psychotherapy.  

However, there may be opportunities to conduct clinical services with the following populations as well:

1) Spinal cord stimulator evaluations

2) Chronic pain: Chronic idiopathic pain, nociceptive pain, neuropathic pain, CRPS/RSD, Chronic pancreatitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, fibromyalgia

3) Cardiac and Pulmonary diseases: CF, COPD, NTM, MI/CAD, CABG, arrhythmias, adult congenital, devices; including specialty clinics and Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

FLSA: Exempt/Monthly

Location: Charleston, SC-Downtown

Focus Areas: Clinical Psychologist/Open-Rank position in Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine

Minimum Requirements: Must have a terminal degree such as M.D., Ph.D., MBBS, DO or related degree.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Additional New Requirements: Ability to maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health | Sciences

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