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UNM Hospitals is the largest community mental health provider in the state of New Mexico. The Psychiatric Center treats both adults and children and provides a wide variety of services including but not limited to: Addiction/Recovery, Forensics, Senior Programs, Native American Programs, and Psychosocial Rehabilitation.

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  • At UNMH, you’ll find a world-class care environment that will bring out the best in you. Here, we treat everyone with respect. We listen to our patients, anticipate their needs and make everyone feel welcome.
  • Since we work at a teaching hospital, we keep our skills fresh, learn from mistakes, are thorough and accurate, and open to change. We’re also able to think about the big picture without losing sight of the smallest detail.
  • Working together, we collaborate and encourage each other, but can also work with autonomy. We share ideas, welcome feedback, and value the diversity of our teams.
  • While you build your career with UNMH, we’ll help you excel with ample training and learning opportunities. After all, you’re helping care for people throughout our community, our state, and our region.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Behavioral Health RN at UNMH? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Confident
  • Courageous
  • Diplomatic

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Benefits of Employment

  • Medical, Dental (Free for full-time) Vision, Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA

  • Up to 6% hospital contribution to the 403b retirement plan

  • Holidays and Sick Days

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Relocation Reimbursement

  • Nursing Mother Rooms, Cafeteria

  • Close to Public Transportation, Restaurants, and Entertainment

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Responsibilities

Job ID
250
Category
Behavioral and Mental Health
Department
Primary Care Behavioral Health
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
09/24/2022
Pay Rate
$46.56 - $72.11 Hourly

Department: Primary Care Behavioral Health
FTE: 1.00
Full Time (30 - 40 hours per week)
Shift: Days

The University of New Mexico Hospitals and Behavioral Heath Team integrated in Primary Care continues to grow and is looking to fill the position of Clinical and Health Psychologist.

We are looking for a Psychologist who is highly collaborative, values compassion, provides excellent care, and can join our interdisciplinary team to help care for patients in our community. The practice focuses on providing behavioral support within a primary care community/medical setting and involves working together with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of MDs, Residents, PAs, NPs, other Psychologists, Clinical Pharmacists, Interpreters, Care managers, and Social workers.

We aim to provide an overall comprehensive care approach. This is an exciting career prospect, which offers many opportunities for development of new skills, growth, collaborative teamwork, learning, and teaching while contributing to our commitment of providing quality care for patients and the community.

We currently have openings at the following locations:

Atrisco Heritage Clinic-School based health center on a high school campus South East Heights (2 openings) South West Wesa (1 opening) Family Practice/Heart and vascular center (1 opening) N. Valley Clinic

Sign on bonus for external candidates Relocation reimbursement also available


Position Summary:
Responsible for mental health care and education. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
* PATIENT CARE - Provide psychological evaluations; assesse individual and group treatment and family interventions
* EDUCATION - Participate in staff education programs; orient new employees; provide psychological input at patient care conferences; provide direction for new or temporary personnel
* PATIENT CARE - Document all patient care activities/interactions; collaborate with community and state-wide mental health agencies to ensure follow-up patient assistance
* SUPERVISION - Direct support staff, as needed
* CUSTOMER RELATIONS - Establish and maintain good rapport and effective working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and Hospitals employees
* PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
* PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
* PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
* PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
* PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

Qualifications


Education:
Essential:
* Doctorate Degree
Education specialization:
Essential:
* Ph.D. or Psy.D. Counseling, Clin Psychology, Psychology

Experience:
Essential:
Documented experience in age appropriate environment

Nonessential:
Bilingual English, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo 1 year directly related experience

Credentials:
Essential:
* Psychologist License in New Mexico
* CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days

Physical Conditions:
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Working conditions:
Essential:
* No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment
* Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentialing

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