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UCLA Health Systems

Psychologist-School of Medicine



Full Time

On Site


Los Angeles, California, United States


The David Geffen School of
Medicine at UCLA is committed to understanding and promoting well-being amongst
the physicians-in-training (medical students, residents and fellows) which it
serves. Availability of appropriate mental health services is vital in
supporting the emotional and intellectual development, resiliency, and personal
well-being of medical students, residents and fellows, in order to optimize
their abilities to thrive in UCLA's diverse learning environment.

We are
seeking a psychologist who will work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary
team to provide clinical services designed to assist students and house staff
(residents and fellows) in optimizing their educational and training
experiences, and minimizing the impact of illness, injury, and emotional
distress on their academic careers by providing and coordinating mental health
care through a network of campus and clinical resources.

Under the clinical
supervision of the Department of Psychiatry, and the administrative supervision
of the Dean's Office at DGSOM, you will provide the highest quality
mental health services for the wide range of needs that are presented by this
specific population. This includes performing a broad range of tasks, including:
ADHD assessment, mental health screening and triage; counseling and
psychotherapy; consultation, outreach, prevention, and mental health education
in the medical school; emergency services; and well-being program development.


  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Psy, Doctor of Psychology from an American Psychological Association-approved program and completion of an approved internship
  • Licensed for the practice of psychology in California
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention
  • Demonstrated skills in consultation work with professional and non-professional colleagues
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and intervene with severely psychologically disturbed clients
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and provide care trauma informed care including racial trauma
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Knowledge of the EMR and basic computer skills, e.g. Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility to provide some evenings and weekend coverage


  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in a mental health setting
  • Minimum of one year in a student counseling or student mental health setting
  • Knowledge of the medical school and residency training environments and of the developmental issues of medical students and house staff

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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