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Clinical Psychologist

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
26095532 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $84,100 - $157,500

Position Information

This incumbent will perform direct clinical psychological care to patients of all ages, such as diagnostic assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and related services to patients with varying disorders. Provide teaching and consultative services to other professionals and health care trainees such as medical students, residents, and other staff. May provide teaching and educational opportunities to families and other community agencies through workshops, classes, conference presentations and/or other formats. While this is a generalist position, there is opportunity to specialize in the field based on incumbent interest and needs of the UCR Health patient population. All the Psychologist's activities are performed within the limits of standards and ethical principles of the California Board of Psychology, as well as, applicable legal mandates for mental health professionals in the State of California.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctorate in clinical psychology or counseling, post-doctoral work. Required


License Requirement
Current, valid license in California as a psychologist. Preferred
Current, valid license in California as a psychologist. Out-of-state licensed psychologists have 180 days to complete licensure requirements in the State of California. Required


Certification Requirement
CPR/BLS certification. Required
State of California Riverside County LPS 5150 Certification. Preferred


Experience Requirement
Must meet UC credentialing requirements. Required
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Must meet all academic affairs requirements for a health sciences clinical faculty appointment in order to teach. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required
Seeing patients in both in person and virtual environments. Required

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.
Advanced skills associated with conducting the most complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking.
Ability to exert influence on policies and programs of significance.
Advanced knowledge of a specific counseling domain.
Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client group, medical staff, and faculty.
Ability to conduct the most complex analysis, develop and present recommendations, findings, and determine appropriate course of treatment.
Skills associated with program development and implementation.
Advanced knowledge associated with conducting evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced knowledge of laws and ethical standards.
Must be computer literate.

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency in psychological testing.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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