Duke Clinical Psychologist, Adult-Brief Therapy and Care Pathways

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Dec 21, 2017
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Duke University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is expanding its outpatient services in an effort to help meet the access needs for behavioral health services within Durham, NC and in the greater Triangle community. We are seeking to hire a full-time Clinical Psychologist (Ph.D) to help increase access to outpatient treatment in a wide range of adults.

Specifically, we are seeking individuals who are interested in developing and implementing brief evidence-based individual therapy care pathways designed to demonstrate the value of behavioral health services to emerging and young adult patients within Duke Health. Applicants should have training and knowledge in value-based payor models associated with the 2015 MACRA legislation. The ideal applicant would have: (a) strong clinical training from a scientist-practitioner or clinical science doctoral training program, (b) extensive training in use of the empirically supported interventions and principles of behavior change, (c) training in brief behavioral interventions (e.g., motivational interviewing) and contemporary cognitive behavioral therapies emphasizing acceptance and mindfulness, (d) training in the change from volume-based to value-based clinical service models, and (e) expertise and interest in implementing brief individual therapies to young and emerging adults. Clinical responsibilities will include diagnostic evaluations, individual psychotherapy, and participation in clinical consultation teams and multidisciplinary meetings. Over time, there may be opportunities to be involved in training and supervision of psychology trainees or residents.

Duke employees are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, dental care and retirement, Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution. Duke is located in Durham, NC (http://www.durham-nc.com/ ), a creative, innovative community that is a nexus for learning, research, and industry. Durham was listed as one of the best places to visit by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2015 because of the numerous cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities offered in the area.  Durham is part of the larger Research Triangle area that includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, numerous biotechnology, government, and other enterprises. This is a rapidly growing area that has much to offer for a wide range of diverse individuals.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and must be licensed to practice in NC (or be license eligible).

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Denise Paradis


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