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Integrated Psychologist in Neurology (Open Rank)

CU Anschutz
Aurora, Colorado, United States (on-site)
3 days ago


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Psychiatry

OPEN RANK – Integrated Psychologist in Neurology

Position # 00792360 – Requisition #24201

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Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Department of Psychiatry has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) OPEN RANK – Integrated Psychologist in Neurology position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychiatry collaborates closely with a broad range of clinical departments at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) to provide integrated behavioral health care in primary and specialty medical settings. Our Department is committed to hiring a health or rehabilitation psychologist with competencies to provide integrated clinical services in the Outpatient Neurology Clinics at University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). The health or rehabilitation psychologist in this position would primarily provide screening, assessment, consultation, and treatment in Outpatient Neurology, and have the opportunity to collaboratively develop innovative health psychology services in this setting. The psychologist would be a member of the Adult Division Integrated Behavioral Health Service in the Department of Psychiatry as well as a member of the Behavioral Neurology section in the Department of Neurology.

The health or rehabilitation psychologist recruited for this full-time position will become part of the Department of Psychiatry’s growing and dynamic Adult Division. This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct brief psychological screening, assessment, and treatment with adult patients in ambulatory behavioral neurology services. Patients are most likely to been seen in this setting for: dementia and mild cognitive impairment (Alzheimer's, Lewy body, frontotemporal, and vascular), traumatic brain injury and concussion, post-concussive syndrome, functional neurologic disorders , epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraines, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, and neuromuscular disorders. 
  • Consult and collaborate with interprofessional team members in behavioral neurology to develop intervention strategies related to physical, cognitive, and psychosocial challenges.
  • Provide trauma-informed care to adults in behavioral neurology, and work with interprofessional teams to deliver trauma-informed interventions.
  • Perform initial consultation evaluations and follow ups, as requested, for safety evaluations, diagnostic clarification, and questions of decision-making capacity.  
  • Actively participate in behavioral health treatment and follow-up planning for patients and families.
  • Assist with patient, provider and staff relational dynamics, and provide recommendations to help in cases with challenging patient interactions. 
  • Develop educational activities for interprofessional providers and staff in behavioral neurology.
  • Develop metrics and QI plans in collaboration with Behavioral Neurology leadership and providers as well as the Department of Psychiatry’s Director of Integrated Behavioral Health.
  • Demonstrate competence in diversity of all patients, families, and colleagues with respect to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, ability status, religion, political beliefs, socioeconomic status, and any other factors related to systemic oppression.
  • Chart patient visits using an electronic medical record. 
  • Triage and refer patients as needed to collaborating colleagues across disciplines, departments, and communities.
  • Participate in training Department of Psychiatry Post-Doctoral Fellows in Clinical Health Psychology, other psychology trainees as well as Residents and Fellows in specialty clinical Departments.
  • Provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy interventions to patients evaluated and treated within Neurology Service.
  • Evaluate patients in neurology with histories of self-harm, addiction, mental health conditions and prior trauma as well as individuals now at increased risk for depression, PTSD, and relational, financial, and other challenges.

Supervision Received

The Health, Rehabilitation or Neuropsychologist hired in this role will report to the Director of Integrated Behavioral Health, Adult Division, Department of Psychiatry. Supervision and mentorship will also be available from other seasoned health psychologists in the Department.

Supervision Exercised

The Psychologist in this position may supervise Department of Psychiatry Post-Doctoral Fellows in Clinical Health Psychology and other behavioral health trainees.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team model and with diverse colleagues, medical specialists, and trainees across disciplines.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Strong commitment to interprofessional, team-based care within the Department of Psychiatry and in integrated specialty settings.
  • Interest in developing a collaborative program of research in specialty medical settings, although research interest is not required for this position.

Salary and Benefits:

Instructor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $90,000 to $105,000.

Senior Instructor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $90,000 to $105,000.

Assistant Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $90,000 to $105,000.

Associate Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $113,000 to $130,000.

Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $162,000 to $200,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.

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.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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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.


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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | 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, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program with an APA or APPIC approved internship.
  • Post-doctoral fellowship focused on health psychology/behavioral medicine, rehabilitation psychology, clinical neuropsychology consultation-liaison services and/or integrated behavioral health care in specialty settings such as Neurology, CL, medical trauma, etc.
  • Eligible for licensure or a licensed Psychologist in Colorado.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain credentialing through the University of Colorado Health system.

This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below.

  • Instructor or Senior Instructor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. 
  • Assistant Professor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. 
  • Associate Professor: 4-7 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. 
  • Professor: 7+ years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training and experience in integrated specialty care including Neurology, health/psychology/behavioral medicine, rehabilitation medicine, clinical neuropsychology or Consultation Liaison services.
  • Training and experience providing consultation, assessment and brief individual and family interventions in behavioral neurology or similar settings.
  • Training and/or experience developing and implementing behavior care plans with patients with complex medical conditions.
  • Training and experience providing trauma-informed care in specialty medical settings.
  • Understanding of the biomedical, psychological, and social factors impacting patients in behavioral neurology.
  • Experience on integrated teams in specialty medical settings that promotes an inclusive environment.
  • Experience related to the impact of trauma, substance abuse and social determinants related to health, complex physical conditions, and recovery.
  • Ability to perform cognitive screening and psychological testing in specialty medical settings.  A clinical neuropsychology fellowship not required.
  • Experience with QI initiatives and metrics in integrated specialty medical settings.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66851676
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Aurora, Colorado, United States
  • Company Name For Job: CU Anschutz
  • Position Title: Integrated Psychologist in Neurology (Open Rank)
  • Job Function: Faculty/Education
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $90,000.00 - $200,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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