Company: UNM Medical Group, Inc.
Location: Rio Rancho
Posted on: February 10, 2024
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.
Minimum $96,844 - Midpoint $123,427*
*Salary is determined based on years of total relevant
*Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per
week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the
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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Assesses patient progress and modifies treatment plans
accordingly; communicates with and counsels family members as
- Documents assessment, interventions and therapy in accordance
with policies and procedures regarding medical records; implements
and adheres to policies which ensure patient
- Provides crisis intervention as indicated by clinic.
- Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings,
clinician meetings, staff meetings and workshops for continuous
professional development and maintain knowledge of evidence based
- May supervise psychology students, interns, and postdoctoral
trainees serving practicum, internships, and postdoctoral
experiences in hospitals and clinics.
- Provides psychological consultations to other health
professionals within hospitals, clinics, and other community based
agencies for continuity of care.
- Provides backup coverage to other behavioral health providers
- May develop and implement clinical research programs.
- 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
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commitment:
We will strive as an institution and as individuals to recognize,
cultivate and promote all forms of diversity and to foster health
and well-being throughout New Mexico by weaving cultural humility
and respect for all people.
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
Services Provided at the Grande Clinic includes:
- General Primary Care (5 years old and greater)
- Primary Medical Care
- Annual Exams
- Sports Physicals
- Treatment for Common Non-emergency Illness
- Health Promotion
- Disease Prevention
- Medication Management
- Diabetes Management
- Behavioral Health
UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package
which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well
as tuition reimbursement, 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
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