Position:

Licensed Psychologist (Lakewood Counseling Services) – Child and Adolescent (9 am – 5:30 pm) – Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Position Summary:

If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building, TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families.  TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

The Clinical Psychologist provides an advanced level of clinical mental health services in both individual and group settings.  Primary duties include crisis intervention, assessment and diagnosis, short-term stabilization, psychotherapy, psychological testing, evaluations, and consultations.  Clinical supervision, educational presentations about clinical topics, and research activities may also be provided.  Services are based on sound theoretical principles, with knowledge of the special issues and needs of the population served.  The incumbent develops strategies for the services provided to meet the multifaceted needs of a diverse population, with attention to the policies and procedures of TMC-BH, and is expected to interface with internal and external service providers.

Qualifications:

  •  Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology
  • Licensed in the State of Missouri as a Psychologist, or license-eligible.
  • Must have knowledge of psychological terminology, the process of diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and have basic research skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational ability, and social facility are required for the ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to provide education to staff and in the community.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good independent judgment, adapt to new duties, and work in a changing environment.
  • Completion of training as directed through orientation and/or Leadership, Management or Educators in the established timeline for continued employment.

Job Posting:

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