Transgender Health Program Ph.D. Psychologist

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

City

Jacksonville

State

Florida

Telecommute

No

Department

Psychiatry & Psychology

Why Mayo Clinic

Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider.

At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges - one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The Transgender Health Program (THP) at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida is recruiting a doctoral-level licensed psychologist to serve as Clinical Director. In partnership with the Medical Director, the individual will contribute to a gender-affirming biopsychosocial model to patient care, programmatic operation, leadership, and mission and vision.

The Transgender Health Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida is an interdisciplinary team of clinicians with expertise in providing gender-affirming care. Clinicians within the program provide consultation/assessment in the areas of psychosocial, biomedical, and surgical care.

The THP Clinical Director will be critically important for ensuring and promoting safe, high quality patient-centered care and clinical outcomes through leading, planning, managing, and implementing guideline-consistent clinical programs, educational programs (including training of medical students, residents, and fellows), and other improvement processes as required in close partnership with THP surgical and medical directors, all THP affiliated providers, clinic administrators, senior leadership, and nursing and allied health staff.

The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Licensed doctoral-level psychologist (or license-eligible in Florida) with clinical health psychology training and experience in working with transgender and gender diverse individuals in a multidisciplinary team;

  • At least 1 year of postdoctoral clinical experience that includes completing assessments and writing letters of support for medical and surgical interventions that follow the Standards of Care published by the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH); and

  • Prior experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully work within a complex, team-based, and multi-faceted health care department.

Additional characteristics that define the ideal candidate include:

  • Experience in working with sexual and gender diverse people;

  • Competence in providing psychological treatment outside of transgender medicine (including evidence-supported psychotherapies for people with mood and anxiety disorders and/or skills in behavioral medicine);

  • Willingness to pursue WPATH's Global Education Initiative SOC7 Certification (if needed, mentorship/guidance will be provided); and

  • If not board certified (by the American Board of Professional Psychology), willingness to attain board certification within 3 years of hire.

This position includes 80% time engaging in direct patient care and non-direct visit care tasks, and 20% administrative and educational responsibilities. Research is encouraged but not required.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism

Mayo Clinic ranked No. 4, by DiversityInc, for commitment and outcomes related to diversity. Mayo Clinic scored 100% and was recognized as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader in the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index published by the Human Rights Campaign. For more information about Mayo Clinic's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit: https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/diversity-inclusion/

License or certification

Mayo Clinic requires all Psychologists to achieve and maintain board-certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). If not already board certified, achievement of board certification is required within the first three years of employment prior to promotion to Consultant.

The position is primarily interventional support of the above populations. Training and skills in evidence-based psychological intervention is required. Interest or experience in building group-based protocols for the above service lines as well as biofeedback training consistent with BCIA certification would be of value (though BCIA certification is not required).

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Site description

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities.

The "River City by the Sea" has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

Category

Physicians & Scientists

Career profile

All Physicians Specialties

Specialty

Psychiatry & Psychology

Job posting number

160690BR

Recruiter

Madalyn Dosch

Equal opportunity employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Staff Psychologist (Mental Health)

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Posted 3 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 9/25/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-12-24T00:00 * Videos Videos * Duties Help Duties Summary The Psychologist (Mental Health) is a Licensed Independent Provider who engages in professional and scientific work which relates to behavior, capacities, personality, interests, emotions and mental disorders. He/She is to the Jacksonville, Fl. outpatient clinic and provides professional clinical services, conducts research, carries out education and training activities, clinical consultation, supervision and administration. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities This is an external announcement open to the public only. All other current permanent VA & federal applicants must apply under the internal announcement CBTC-11234353-21-SB to receive consideration. EDRP is available for the Bay Pines and Orlando location only: Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible- *See "Additional Information" section below for more details. Major Duties include but are not limited to: * Applies a wide range of professional psychological treatments and assessment methods to a variety of patient populations. * Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions for Veterans and other eligible patients through a variety of modalities including evidence-based practices and adjunctive interventions including but not necessarily limited to individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, consultation, rehabilitation, and psycho-education. * Diagnoses mental disorders, and conducts psychological and/or cognitive function assessments and neuropsychological screenings. * Designs and implements effective treatment strategies. * Incorporates new clinical procedures when appropriate. * Provides professional advice and consultation in areas related to professional psychology and behavioral health. * Provides regular supervision to trainees and unlicensed staff if approved by their supervisor, service chief and (for trainees) the Psychology Training Director or Associate Training Director. * Participates in the psychology training program, psychology diversity committee, or other special interest committee or work group. * Participates, as requested, in administrative investigations boards. * Serve as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assist in their formulation of the psychological characteristics and appropriate treatment expectations regarding their patients. * Conduct research activities, such as designing and implementing clinical research projects (staff psychologists with specified research job duties). * Perform basic research tasks of scholarship and research execution within the context of an established research team, including serves as the subject matter expert in evidence-based practices. * Participate in continuous performance-improvement efforts, PDCA and system redesign committees. Work Schedule: To be Determined by the department Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Incentive: Incentive isAuthorized for the Bay Pines location ONLY. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 13 * Job family (Series) 0180 Psychology Similar jobs * Clinical Psychologists * Psychologists * Psychologists, Clinical * Psychologists, School * School Psychologists * Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment * You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job * All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. * Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 * You may be required to serve a probationary period * Subject to a background/security investigation * Must be proficient in written and spoken English * Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process * Participation in the seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination programs are requirements for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP) Qualifications Basic Requirements: * United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. * Education: Have a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS), or the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) at the time the program was completed. The specialty area of the degree must be consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed. Currently, APA accredits doctoral programs in the specialty areas of clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, or combinations of two or more of those areas. PCSAS accredits doctoral programs in psychological clinical science. CPA accredits doctoral programs in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, clinical neuropsychology, and school psychology. OR (2) Have a doctoral degree in any area of psychology and, in addition, successfully complete a re-specialization program (including documentation of an approved internship completed as part of the re-specialization program) meeting both of the following conditions: (a) The re-specialization program must be completed in an APA or a CPA accredited doctoral program; and, (b) the specialty in which the applicant is retrained must be consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed. OR (3) Have a doctoral degree awarded between 1951 and 1978 from a regionally-accredited institution, with a dissertation primarily psychological in nature AND * (4) Internships: (a) Have successfully completed a professional psychology internship training program that was accredited by APA or CPA at the time the program was completed and that is consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed. OR New VHA psychology internship programs that are in the process of applying for APA accreditation are acceptable in fulfillment of the internship requirement, provided that such programs were sanctioned by the VHA Central Office Program Director for Psychology and the VHA Office of Academic Affiliations at the time that the individual was an intern; OR VHA facilities that offered full-time, one-year pre-doctoral internships prior to PL 96-151 (pre1979) are considered to be acceptable in fulfillment of the internship requirement; OR (d) Applicants who completed an internship that was not accredited by APA or CPA at the time the program was completed may be considered eligible for hire only if they are currently board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in a specialty area that is consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed. (NOTE: Once board certified, the employee is required to maintain board certification.) [OR (e) Applicants who have a doctoral degree awarded between 1951 and 1978 from a regionally accredited institution with a dissertation primarily psychological in nature may fulfill this internship requirement by having the equivalent of a one-year supervised internship experience in a site specifically acceptable to the candidate's doctoral program. If the internship experience is not noted on the applicant's official transcript, the applicant must provide a statement from the doctoral program verifying that the equivalent of a one-year supervised internship experience was completed in a site acceptable to the doctoral program. * Licensure. Hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. (1) Exception. Non-licensed applicants who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements may be given a temporary appointment as a "graduate psychologist" at the GS-11 or GS-12 grade under the authority of 38 U.S.C. § 7405 [(c)(2)(B)] for a period not to exceed two years from the date of employment on the condition that such a psychologist provide care only under the supervision of a psychologist who is licensed. Failure to obtain licensure during that period is justification for termination of the temporary appointment. * Board Certification: Persons hired to psychology positions in the VHA who completed an internship that was not accredited at the time the program was completed must be board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in a specialty area that is consistent with the assignment for which the applicant is to be employed. * English Language Proficiency: Psychologists must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j. * Physical: Must be able to pass a physical. Grandfathering Provision: All persons employed in VHA as a psychologist on the effective date of this qualification standard are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the title, series and grade held, including positive education (i.e., degree and internship requirements) and licensure/certification that are part of the basic requirements of the occupation. (1) Employees grandfathered under this provision for this revision may be reassigned, promoted up to and including the full performance (journey) level, or changed to lower grade within the occupation, but may not be promoted beyond the journey level or placed in supervisory or managerial positions or beyond the assignment currently held for those being grandfathered to assignments above FPL. (2) Psychologists who are appointed on a temporary basis prior to the effective date of the qualification standard may not have their temporary appointment extended or be reappointed on a temporary or permanent basis until they fully meet the basic requirements of the standard. (3) Psychologists initially grandfathered into this occupation who subsequently obtain additional education and/or licensure that meet all of the basic requirements of this qualification standard must maintain the required credentials as a condition of employment in the occupation. Grade Requirements: GS-11: None beyond the basic requirements. GS-12: Completion of at least one year of experience as a professional psychologist at the GS-11 grade level; Diagnose mental disorders, conduct psychological or neuropsychological assessments, treat mental disorders through a variety of modalities, provide adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders, and may conduct research. GS-13: Completion of at least two years of experience as a professional psychologist, with at least one year equivalent to the GS-12 grade level; Diagnose mental disorders, conduct psychological or neuropsychological assessments, treat mental disorders through a variety of modalities, provide adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders, and may conduct research. They may be assigned to any program area. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities at the GS-13 grade level; In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: 1. Knowledge of, and ability to apply, professional psychological treatments to the full range of patient populations. 2. Ability to provide professional advice and consultation in areas related to professional psychology and behavioral health. 3. Knowledge of clinical research literature. Preferred Experience: Specific experiences working with on a primary care setting and brief psychological interventions. References: VA Handbook 5005/103 Part II Appendix G18 Physical Requirements: The work requires patience and emotional regulation. The work may require using appropriate techniques to physically restrain patients who present a danger to self or others. The work may also require assisting physically disabled Veterans. Day-to-day work involves sitting, walking, standing and carrying light objects. Education IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Department Of Veterans Affairs Jacksonville FL

Transgender Health Program Ph.D. Psychologist

Mayo Clinic