June 12, 2014

Psychologist, Psychology Research & Training Clinic University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Psychology Research & Training Clinic of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program is looking for a licensed Psychologist to serve as the PRTC Coordinator. The PRTC is the primary training site for students enrolled in the Clinical Psychology PhD program. Previous experience with supervision of psychotherapy and assessments is required. The Clinical Psychology PhD program trains using a clinical science perspective and is accredited by both PCSAS and APA. This is a 75% to 100% appointment on a 12-month renewable contract. The hire will be at the Psychologist (T08DN), Associate Psychologist (T08FN), or Senior Psychologist (T08BN) level, depending on qualifications.

For a complete job listing go to - http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=79755

Duties: The Clinic Coordinator assists the Director in the overall management of the Psychology Research and Training Clinic, including the care of PRTC patients, ethical/legal issues involving the PRTC, supervision of graduate students, TAs and hourly employees, and the clinical training of students participating in clinical activities. The Clinic Coordinator will be on site during clinic operating hours Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm.

(25%) The Clinic Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining an on-site "specialty clinic" in their area of expertise (e.g., treatment of anxiety disorders; substance abuse). This would include providing students with all the training and supervision necessary to participate. 

(25%) The Clinic Coordinator will provide clinical supervision to trainees seeing assessment and therapy clients in the clinic.

(20%) The Clinic Coordinator holds, manages and supervises the intake of clients into the clinic, including:
1. Conducts phone screens with potential clients to determine their referral question and suitability for the clinic.
2. In consultation with the Director, determines the number and type of cases admitted to the clinic for intake.
3. Assigns clinical trainees to intake teams. 
4. Assigns potential clients to intake teams.
5. Provides live supervision to intake teams conducting intake interviews.
6. Provides crisis support and supervision as needed during the intake interview.
7. Provides ongoing supervision to intake teams throughout the intake process.
8. Providing referrals to alternate service providers, upon client request, and/or when a client is determined to be inappropriate for the clinic. 
9. In consultation with the Director, assigns accepted clients to to student therapists.

(20%) The Clinic Coordinator holds primary responsibility for managing off-site clinical training experiences including:
1. Establishing and maintaining relationships with outside agencies and psychologists to maintain current practicum experiences and develop new practicum experiences.
2. Negotiating terms of student supervision, ensuring student satisfaction with external placements and supervision, and monitoring feedback from supervisors about student progress.
3. Visiting each site during the academic year to observe student activities and training opportunities.
4. Ensuring outside supervisors receive appointments as volunteer preceptors.
5. Meeting with each student annually to discuss appropriate clinical practicum placements.
6. Assisting students in applying to outside clinical practica.
7. Making regular reports of student progress to the Clinic Director.

(5%) The Clinic Coordinator attends the weekly PRTC staff meeting, weekly clinical area brown bag meetings, and area group meetings

(5%) The Clinic Coordinator is responsible for notifying students of deficiencies in client files and billing, problems with scheduling, problems with timeliness, and other general professional deficiencies observed in the PRTC.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. A period of evaluation will be required 

Please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #79755 to:
John Curtin
Phone: (608) 217-6221
1202 W Johnson St
Fax: N/A
326 W J Brogden Psychology Bldg
Madison, WI 53706-1611
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: (800) 947-3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (SeeRELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

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UW-Madison is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on hiring rank, qualifications, and previous experience.
Internal Number: PVL # 79755

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