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The University of Maryland Pain Management Center (PMC), a rapidly growing multidisciplinary academic practice, involving dedicated professionals from a number of different specialties, including medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and psychology.
Psychologist will provide evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of neurodevelopmental, behavior and/or mental health concerns.
Provide diagnostic interviews/assessments with patients and/or families, conducts appropriate testing as needed.
Provides feedback and recommendations to patients, families, and/or community agencies/providers
Psychologist may also serve as a sub-specialist to other Hospital programs such as the Inpatient Spinal Cord Unit (SCU)
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: Current Licensure:
A current valid license from the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Completion of full time fellowship or two years of supervised experience in specified area (i.e. pain medicine)
A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program
Successful completion of an APA internship
Twelve month internship in clinical psychology
Two years of experience in the area of chronic pain preferred
Knowledge of learning theory, behavioral medicine and chronic pain with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy
Knowledge of state regulations and APA standards as it relates to client treatment, patient rights, and client/patient confidentiality
Experience to include diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual/group psychotherapy, and consultation and collaboration with medical personnel
Familiarity with pain and psychopharmacology, biofeedback, relaxation therapy , and medical terminology
Experience in psychometric evaluation of chronic pain patients
Experience in one or more of the following areas are highly desirable:
Medication dependency and misuse in chronic pain populations, substance abuse treatment, SMI, dual diagnosis, and research.
The ability to work effectively as a member of a team Responsibilities:
Provide cognitive behavioral therapy, counseling, education and support for chronic pain patients.
Participate in weekly multidisciplinary team treatment planning conferences and work collaboratively with all members of the PMC team
Participate in education and research for ACGME accredited Pain Medicine Fellowship program
Evaluate and treat for mental health related disorders in acute comprehensive rehabilitation program
Provide psych education and drug education to spinal cord injury population
Develop, implement and monitor patient’s behavior plan
Participate in multidisciplinary team meeting
Complete in-service education for SCU treatment team
Coordinate patient treatment with Psychiatry team as needed
As a UMMS provider, you can expect:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Paid malpractice insurance
Generous paid time off
CME leave and CME allowance
Retirement plan – 403-B with employer match
Be part of a rich tradition of Medicine while shaping the future of care delivery.
We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 15787 FY20
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