PSYCHOLOGIST FOR TRANSPLANT PROGRAM

Employer
BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER - TUCSON (BUMC-T)
Location
Tucson, Arizona
Salary
Competitive salary plus incentives
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Closes
Dec 08, 2020
Ref
17277
Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

NEW & EXCITING POSITION with Top-Rated Teaching Hospital in Vibrant Tucson at Banner University Medical Center - Tucson (BUMC-T)

Banner University Medical Center and the Transplant Surgery team is seeking a Psychologist to join our integrated team and comprehensively serve patients receiving the gift of an organ transplant. If you have a passion for assisting patients through life-changing events, please consider this position. In collaboration with the Transplant Institute, the team transplant psychologist will:

  • conduct pre-surgical evaluations for the transplant surgery team
  • provide follow-up care for patients who experience challenges post-surgery
  • partner with the integrated transplant sub-teams to deliver excellent care while improving the quality of life of our patients and their family members

Requirements include:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology
  • Must have completed an APA accredited clinical internship Licensure by applicable state Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • New Grads and Experienced Psychologists are encouraged to apply!

The transplant psychologist provides comprehensive psychological services to the transplant recipients, living donors, and their families. Duties include pre-transplant evaluations, outpatient and inpatient clinical consultation, patient and family therapy (e.g., understanding of illness and transplantation procedures, emotional adaptation to chronic illness, adjustment to procedures, adherence to the medical regimen), and collaboration during team meetings and multi-disciplinary conferences regarding transplant listing decisions and patient management strategies.

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

BUMC-T values patient-centered care and health care innovation. We were named a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital and ranked No. 3 Hospital in Arizona. Tucson, located in the Sonoran Desert surrounded by multiple mountain ranges, is a very friendly Southwestern town where you and your family will have time to enjoy it all!

Banner Health offers a competitive salary plus incentives, CME with allowance, and outstanding benefits that provide security for you and your family. Apply directly via our candidate portal and track your application progress at:  https://practicewithus.bannerhealth.com/s/job-board?id=a3l3u000000Bzyy For questions, please contact Linda Montano, Sourcing Strategist, at: app@bannerhealth.com Visit our website at: www.bannerdocs.com

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.