Careers At UNM Medical Group

Integrated Psychologist

Department: Primary Care (Family Health Grande)
Location: Rio Rancho, NM

UNM Medical Group, Inc. is hiring for an Integrated Psychologist to join our UNM Behavioral Health team at the Grande Primary Care Clinic in beautiful Rio Rancho, NM.

This full-time Clinical Psychologist will work as an integral team member with our primary care Patient-Centered Medical Home. The Psychologist provides integrated behavioral health care in a primary care setting, including brief assessment and intervention for a wide variety of patients of all ages and implementing clinical care pathways to improve population health.

 

Summary

Under general supervision, provides psychological assessment, diagnosis, individual, group, couples, and family therapy, case management services, referral, and follow-up for patients with acute or chronic mental health conditions, or with psychological/behavioral factors affecting physical health. Provides consultation to clinical staff, other health professionals, and to outside facilities and/or agencies as needed to facilitate care for patients.

The Psychologist works closely with primary care providers and the team to implement team-based care for a range of mental health, substance use disorders, behavioral medicine, and medical conditions as indicated. We are looking for a motivated and committed person who can flexibly respond to the diverse patient needs encountered in the family practice clinic. 

The preferred candidate will have experience with integrated behavioral health in primary care setting, and should have experience working with adults, pediatrics and adolescents

 

Minimum Job Requirements of an Integrated Psychologist:

Doctorate degree in Psychology, and completion of Pre-doctoral Clinical Internship with at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. State of NM Licensed Psychologist, or eligibility for NM licensure, as documented by out-of-state licensure. Verification of education and licensure will be required if selected for hire.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of an Integrated Psychologist:                                      

  1. Diagnoses or evaluates mental and psychological disorders of individuals, couples and families, and provides episodes of treatment for identified conditions and concerns.  Interviews patients in clinical environment appropriate to need. 
  2. Selects, administers, and interprets intelligence, personality, or other psychological assessments to diagnose mental disorders and formulate plans of treatment. Provides consultation to other health professionals with regard to assessment results.
  3.  Provides evidence based psychological interventions with the goal of improving patient's quality of life and reduce negative impact of psychological disorders. Selects appropriate treatment frequency, intensity, and duration of individual, group, couples, and family therapies.
  4. Assesses patient progress and modifies treatment plans accordingly; communicates with and counsels family members as appropriate.
  5. Documents assessment, interventions and therapy in accordance with policies and procedures regarding medical records; implements and adheres to policies which ensure patient confidentiality.
  6. Provides crisis intervention as indicated by clinic.
  7. Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings, clinician meetings, staff meetings and workshops for continuous professional development and maintain knowledge of evidence based practices.
  8. May supervise psychology students, interns, and postdoctoral trainees serving practicum, internships, and postdoctoral experiences in hospitals and clinics.
  9. Provides psychological consultations to other health professionals within hospitals, clinics, and other community based agencies for continuity of care.
  10. Provides backup coverage to other behavioral health providers as needed.
  11. May develop and implement clinical research programs. 
  12. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

About UNM Medical Group, Inc.

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

 

About the Grande Primary Care Clinic:

UNM Medical Group has opened a new Primary Care Clinic for the Rio Rancho community in the summer of 2021. The UNM Health Grande Clinic  focuses on providing the local community their non-emergency medical needs.

Services Provided at the Grande Clinic includes:

  • General Primary Care (5 years old and greater)
  • Primary Medical Care
  • Annual Exams
  • Sports Physicals
  • Immunizations 
  • Treatment for Common Non-emergency Illness
  • Health Promotion
  • Disease Prevention
  • Medication Management
  • Diabetes Management
  • Behavioral Health 

 

Benefits:

UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, generous paid time off plan and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

 

Apply TODAY to  our Integrated Psychologist opportunity with the UNM Medical Group, Inc. and our Physician Recruiter will contact you shortly!

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a drug and alcohol free employer.

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