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Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: R0015866
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
The University of Minnesota is seeking a psychologist or neuropsychologist to join our expanding interdisciplinary team specializing in the diagnosis and treat
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota is seeking a psychologist or neuropsychologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on an academic track. The University of Minnesota has an established autism clinic and research program and is committed to delivering high-quality services that inform and are informed by research. We partner with other departments and colleges within the University on research related to early risk, medical co-morbidities, transition services, and understanding autism prevalence. The position involves a scholarly track that may include research, grant writing, or training.
This position involves an appointment in the Autism and Neurodevelopment Clinic. The majority of effort will be dedicated to clinical services, with the opportunity to contribute to or develop research. The position is part of the University of Minnesota's new center for clinical research on brain development, the Masonic Institute on the Developing Brain (MIDB). MIDB brings together researchers, clinicians and educators, as well as policy and public health experts with the goal of addressing early and adolescent brain health to improve their collective impact and increase the speed of discovery.
- Provide psychological and neuropsychological evaluation of children and adults with suspected or previously diagnosed autism.
- Provide supportive communication with family members, school and other providers involved in the child's care. Position entails performing in-depth evaluations, written and oral feedback to families, related providers, and schools regarding test results and recommendations for treatment and educational planning.
- Provide treatment group and parent-mediated interventions for autism
- Provide supervision of trainees
- Contribute to research on young children at risk for autism and related conditions
- Participate in team conferences and provide consultative services on and off site.
- Collaboratively work as a positive, constructive team member.
- Focus is placed on intervention and assessment, as well as providing consultation to health practitioners and parents in regard to behavioral management and parent/child relationship issues.
- Additional job activities include conducting various outreach activities for the medical professional community and participating in seminars and various other didactic experiences.
About the Department:
Autism and Neurodevelopment Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic that brings together a campus and community-wide collaboration of clinicians, researchers, and families to foster excellence in clinical care for individuals and families with autism. The clinic is housed within the Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience and brings together experts in pediatric psychology, neuropsychology, developmental disabilities, and behavioral disorders. Our specialty is to deliver comprehensive evaluations and treatment services for individuals with complex care needs.
About the Division:
The Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience is comprised of three sections: Pediatric Psychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, and Autism and Neurodevelopment.
All members of the Division are committed to research, often involving collaboration with faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics, or other areas of the University, to advance understanding of normal and abnormal neurological function. Because of the broad commitment to Clinical Neuroscience, we expect to enhance all programs through the addition of new faculty members as well as the increase in service, educational and research endeavors over the next few years.
- Ph.D. or a Psy.D. in clinical psychology, school psychology, or counseling psychology from an APA and/or CPA accredited program, internship training, and minimum 1-year post-doctoral training in pediatric psychology or neuropsychology is required.
- Licensed or ability to acquire medical license and in the State of Minnesota, and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges.
- Strong diagnostic skills required.
- Excellent organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills and computer proficiency are required.
- Work independently and as a member of a team.
- Ability to work in the United States.
- We are particularly interested in individuals who want to contribute to or develop clinical research on autism
- Research-level training on diagnostic measures for autism, including ADOS and Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R). Be willing to train to reliability on both measures.
- Experience conducting group or individual interventions with autism
- Interest in working with complex patients with autism (severe autism, autism with co-occurring medical or mental health conditions)
This role is dually employed and applicants should complete the corresponding application for this position here.
Our benefits package was recently recognized for its competitive and inclusive nature. Some highlights include:
- Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans
- As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Best in industry 401K employer contribution
- Concierge services and a well-being allowance
More information can be found here: UMN Benefits and M Physicians Benefits.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships
Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health providers
We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.