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Health Psychologist M60198 Department of Psychiatry


Health Psychologist M60198 Department of Psychiatry

  • req2149
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • Psychiatry/ School of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Mission or Goal of Unit:

Provide clinical and liaison services in the VCU Health System and teaching to trainees, and health system medical providers.

Chief Purpose of this position:

Provide clinical and liaison services within designated VCU Health System programs. Provide teaching and supervision in the Health Psychology Postdoctoral and Psychiatry residency programs.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Clinical- Areas of concentration include therapy with patients that are in the transplant surgery program, therapy with patients in a weight loss surgery program, general clinics in the Department and other clinics as assigned; supervision of psychology graduate students providing direct patient care in Primary care clinics.

2. Teaching- Supervision of a health psychology post-doctoral fellow and doctoral level psychology students and teaching other trainees (including psychiatry residents, graduate program practicum students, undergraduate psychology students).

3. Service- Assist in training within the health psychology postdoctoral fellowship; service on appropriate committees of the department, university, and health system. Provide national and local leadership, advocacy, and public education/public policy guidance related to health behaviors research.

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program, advanced training and experience in clinical health psychology, licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia

• Experience in a broad range of behavioral health interventions to include but not limited to transplant, weight loss, primary care, geriatric, cancer, and other settings.

• Demonstrated experience in multidisciplinary research collaborations developing approaches to challenging behavioral problems related to health psychology.

Preferred Qualifications:

• APA accredited postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology.
• ABPP board certification in Clinical Health Psychology.

Application Process:
To apply, please include a diversity statement, letter of interest and CV.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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