Pediatric Psychologist – Partial Hospitalization Program & Consultation-Liaison

University of Texas at Austin
June 11, 2023
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The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School's Department of Psychiatry, in conjunction with the Ascension Seton Healthcare Family, is seeking a pediatric psychologist for the Partial Hospitalization Program and Consultation-Liaison services at Dell Children's Medical Center North in Austin, Texas. This position will provide leadership, evidence-based psychosocial programming and training to ensure safe oversight and intervention for patients. Development and support of partial hospitalization programming, coordination of care, and psychotherapeutic support with patients and families are integral dimensions of the position. Our Consultation-Liaison Service is an integrated psychiatry and psychology service that focuses on addressing the psychological and psychiatric needs of our medically complex children in the hospital.

This position includes an academic appointment in the University of Texas at Austin's Dell Medical School along with associated faculty benefits.

Job Summary

  • Provide behavioral health interventions, including diagnostic assessment, individual, and family psychotherapy, safety planning, and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of psychiatry, social work, pharmacy, nursing, and behavioral health technicians.
  • The opportunity for program development and implementation of psychosocial programming. This will include promoting and furthering the utilization of trauma-informed care throughout the program.
  • This position will also be expected to participate in training initiatives which include: an APA accredited internship program, a postdoctoral fellowship program, and opportunities for practicum students.
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications


    Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) from an APA or CPA accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology


  • Completion of an APA accredited internship program
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology or Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Licensure/Certifications

  • Current license to practice in Texas (or license eligible) issued by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
  • Eligibility and commitment to pursue board certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology
  • Eligible for faculty appointment with The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary team
  • Experience with trauma-informed care and/or dialectical behavior therapy
  • Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong commitment to inter-professional, team-based care through active communication, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Clinical skills for managing high acuity patients with complex behavioral safety concerns as well as ability to utilize ethical decision making to address novel challenges
  • Excellent communication skills with patients, families, and multidisciplinary colleagues
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clinical faculty and staff in psychiatry
  • Sound judgment in decision-making
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Application Instructions

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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