Job Vacancy Psychologist PhD or PsyD – Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Presbyterian Health Services

Job title: Psychologist PhD or PsyD – Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health

Company: Presbyterian Health Services

Job description: Overview

About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state’s largest private employer with approximately 14,000 employees – including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.

Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.

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New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population an features a low cost-of living.

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New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it’s all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.


Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days

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AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.


We are seeking an experienced Psychologist to join our team in the Patient Centered Medical Home setting. The position provides clinical services (behavioral health, substance abuse, health behavior change) aligned with the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) collaborative care model. Applicants should have an interest in and/or experience with brief interventions, team-based care, a wide variety of psychiatric, substance abuse and behavioral medicine problems, and diverse populations. Ideal candidate will have experience in the medical setting and accustomed to seeing 10-12 patients per day. Direct experience working in primary care is preferred.

Performs clinical service, including clinical supervision for all clinical staff within the Behavioral Health Program. Applies the counseling processes and therapeutic use of self to provide quality patient care and education clinical supervision to staff. Clinical supervision is defined as regular, ongoing supervision of counseling provided by another trained and experienced professional

*Provides clinical supervision to staff including therapists, nurses, and behavioral technicians. Clinical supervision is regular, ongoing supervision of counseling provided by another trained and experienced professional, including assisting the clinician to move through the therapy process with patient in an organized and meaningful way, educating the clinician about the timely and proper utilization of theoretical models, assisting the clinician to understand the patient s broader context and, equally important, assisting the clinician to understand his/her own broader context. The clinician s own context includes his/her cultural background, gender and family history. These factors are highly influential in how the clinician thinks and feels about caring for the patient and doing therapeutic interventions and are essential to understand and discuss in the supervision process. Ensures staff practice appropriate behavior and skill-based competencies for the respective position.
*Performs counseling and case management for each patient assigned, including: assessment, diagnosis, planning care, intervention (including counseling patients/significant others, facilitating psychotherapy and educational groups), evaluation (including identifying unmet or new therapy services)
*Demonstrates the therapeutic core conditions including empathy, warmth, mutual respect, trust and positive regard when interacting with patients, significant others, and staff according to generally accepted counseling practice
*Performs professional clinical duties as the psychologist on staff for patients as needed, according to accepted standards of professional therapeutic practice. This includes collaboration and effective communication with nursing and ancillary staff, participation in multi-disciplinary treatment planning, and thorough documentation in medical record.
*Active participation in initiatives to improve clinical and service quality as directed by program administration
*Serves in a leadership role in regard to care of patients and appropriate therapeutic intervention

PhD or PsyD
NM Psychology License


Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Wellness programs
  • Vacation Time
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing Medical Education Allowance

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Expected salary:

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Job date: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 23:30:17 GMT

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