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American Academy of Clinical Psychology

Open Rank – Chief of Psychology

Friday, May 24, 2024 7:44 AM | Anonymous

The Chief of Psychology for Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) will report directly to CHCO Mental Health In-Chief with matrixed reporting to the Chief Medical Officer of CHCO. The Chief will provide leadership to psychologists across CHCO, providing oversight of efforts throughout CHCO on matters relating to psychology practice and as well as directing the activities and assuring accountability of clinical psychologists whose practice is within CHCO. Please note, this is an open rank position and could be categorized as an Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below. Key Responsibilities: · Collaborating with CHCO Psychology leaders to advance, standardize, optimize quality, and sustain clinical programming system-wide through engagement with the CHCO Psychology Leadership Council and in partnership with Psychology leaders from across departments and programs. · Participating in Medical School initiatives to promote Psychology professional practice and advance pediatric behavioral health care. · Partnering with the Psychology Department within the CHCO Medical Staff Office to optimize credentialling and performance evaluation of psychologists system-wide. · Collaborating with clinical leaders and financial systems to provide fiscal accountability of Psychology practice, including productivity requirements, reporting systems, revenue tracking and quality monitoring. · Providing guidance and support for current and future evidence-based practice led by or involving Psychologists. · Overseeing the supervision and evaluation of psychology faculty, in collaboration with other psychology leadership. · Involvement in advocacy for child and adolescent mental health initiatives, informing and advising policy makers and government agencies, collaborating closely with CHCO government affairs team. · Working with Psychologists throughout CHCO to provide appropriate support for focused and ongoing professional practice reviews, billing and documentation assistance, recruiting and hiring, and expertise and advice on matters relating to Psychology practice. · Assisting in the development and oversight of a Psychology administrative and operational structure to support CHCO-wide Psychology practice. · Promoting and supporting research efforts by Psychologists through membership in the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute · Oversight of Psychology training programs at CHCO in collaboration with training directors.

· Clinical responsibilities appropriate for background, expertise, and interest. The Chief of Psychology will also serve as the Director of Psychology for the Division of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (DCAMH) of the University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry (DOP) reporting to the Director of the DCAMH and the Vice Chair for Psychology. Work Duties Include: · Participation on the Pediatric Mental Health Collaborative Leadership Team. · Participation in the DCAMH Faculty Executive Committee. · Membership in the Executive Council of the Department of Psychiatry’s Office of Psychological Science and Practice. · Providing supervision and evaluation as appropriate for psychology leaders, faculty, trainees, and researchers. · Mentoring of faculty (psychologists, psychiatrists, advanced practice providers, master’s level clinicians) to support a significant scholarly emphasis. · Lead and/or assist in the development of funded research programs.

Work Location: Children’s Hospital Colorado

Why Join Us: The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnically minoritized individuals, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Associate Professor: ● 4-7 years of relevant research or clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. ● Minimum degree qualifications: Ph.D. or PsyD from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association ● Currently licensed as a clinical psychologist and eligible for licensure in the State of Colorado. Professor: ● 7+ years of relevant research or clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. ● Minimum degree qualifications: Ph.D. or PsyD from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association ● Currently licensed as a clinical psychologist and eligible for licensure in the State of Colorado.

Preferred Qualifications: ● Evidence of effective leadership of clinical programs and work within complex systems. ● Evidence of significant research, evaluation, or quality improvement experience with appropriate funding and publication record. ● Evidence of successful mentoring of faculty and trainees. ● Evidence of service (or leadership in) to professional organizations related to the practice of psychology. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: ● Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, students, alumni, industry and the public. ● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution. ● Knows and applies best practices in diversity and inclusion practices or has knowledge and understands cultural differences. ● Knowledge regarding clinical research regulations and principles of ethical conduct. ● Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with stakeholders at all levels. ● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, residents, students, alumni, and administrative personnel at all levels including outside organizations and the public. ● A demonstrated ability to organize and complete complex projects and to work under tight deadlines.

How to Apply: For full consideration, please submit the following document(s): 1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position 2. Curriculum vitae / Resume 3. Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address 4. We, at the University of Colorado and within the Pediatric Mental Health Institute, are committed to diversity, health equity and inclusion/belonging. Please provide a letter describing your demonstrated leadership in DEI and how you plan to contribute to this as the Chief of Psychology. Applications are accepted electronically ONLY Questions should be directed to: Stacey L’Hommedieu,

Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins on immediately and continues until (6/15/2024).

Anticipated Pay Range: The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE: · Associate Professor: $130,000- $145,000 · Professor: $175,000 to $205,000 · Administrative Stipend: $15,000/year with a 0.5 FTE buyout The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. Total Compensation Calculator:

ADA Statement: The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at

Background Check Statement: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement: CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Department of Psychiatry

Job Title: Open Rank – Chief of Psychology

Position #TBD: – Requisition #33150

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