Vanderbilt University Medical Center seeking a full time clinical psychologist
News Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 14:45
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a full-time clinical psychologist to serve as the Associate Program Director of a new Addiction Treatment Hub for Middle Tennessee. This is a significant leadership position which will include the development of new clinical programming and supervision of five to eight clinical staff members. The ideal candidate will have the requisite skills to help supervise a large clinical team, to develop new clinical operations, to develop and oversee budgets, to communicate with internal and external funding agencies, and to develop partnerships with outside health care organizations and recovery support services. An entrepreneurial drive will be encouraged. The ideal candidate will also have clinical experience at the intersection of general behavioral health and addiction treatment. Experience with couples and family therapy would be advantageous but not required in this role.
This position will include a mix of both administrative and clinical work in collaboration with the program director and other department leadership. It may include opportunities for clinical teaching and supervision and teaching seminars for trainees in psychology and psychiatry. There may also be opportunities to be involved in research activities, either joining existing projects or conducting independent research.
The position is full-time and would have a primary appointment in the Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers an attractive benefits package and competitive salaries. Nashville is a fast growing and diverse city. It offers various extracurricular opportunities in a beautiful temperate climate.
Qualified applicants should have specialty training, education, and clinical experience related to addiction. Applicants should be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist with health service provider designation in Tennessee. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is committed to building a culturally diverse community and strongly encourages applications from minorities and members of other underrepresented groups.