Clinical psychologist, psychosocial oncology

WorkplaceIowa City, Iowa, USA


Requisition # 74518

Position Basics

Type of Position CLINICAL-TRACK

Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled

Advertising Started on: Friday, July 29th, 2022

College: Carver College of Medicine

Department: Internal Medicine


Salary: $80,000.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time

Position Description:

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplant is looking to hire a Clinical Psychologist. This position performs psychological/neuropsychological assessment and treatment with adults in a tertiary-level, clinical outpatient setting. This position is a part of an integrated interdisciplinary team that within the Psychosocial Oncology Program at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. This position reports to the Psychosocial Oncology Program Director in the Division of Hematology. Successful candidates will work collaboratively with oncology providers and psychosocial oncology providers, to deliver office-based individual and group therapy, psychological assessments and interventions on a consultative basis, as well as academic and program-building activities. All clinical activities are carried out within the workday without on-call or after hour coverage expectations.

  • Performs psychological/neuropsychological assessments and interventions for adult cancer patients in a tertiary-level, clinical outpatient setting at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Delivers individual and group psychotherapy for cancer patients and caregivers using well-researched psychological frameworks

  • Works with the interdisciplinary oncology teams through integrated behavioral oncology consultations. These involve psychological and behavioral assessments of cancer patients in distress, brief psychotherapy, and/or short-term psychotherapy. Participates in case consultation meetings and psychosocial oncology program members.

  • Provides a learning experiences and/or instruction to graduate and doctoral-level psychology trainees, as assigned.

  • Completes patient documentation and billing documentation according to UI Healthcare guidelines and timelines.

  • Works well with the multidisciplinary psychosocial oncology team to identify opportunities for system improvement and resolving gaps/disparities in whole-person care. Partakes in biopsychosocial distress screening, interdisciplinary communication, collaborative care navigation and follow-up algorithms.

Education Requirement:

A Doctoral degree in Psychology is required

Required Qualifications:

Reasonable experience (1-3 years) in Clinical Psychology, including skill and experience in psychological assessment and working with adults with cancer or in distress.

State of Iowa Psychology license at the time of hire unless there are specific circumstances that necessitate a grace period.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience working in a healthcare environment and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Experience working with electronic medical records.

Experience/knowledge in neuropsychological assessments to work with chemobrain patients

Interest in participating in qualitative research with support from hospital statisticians, writers, and supervision from psychosocial oncology director.

Online Application Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information

Contact: Erin M Thompson -
Cmed-Internal Medicine
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
C21 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2148

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