The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine seeks applicants for a full-time clinical psychologist to join our faculty at the University of Washington Family Medicine Sports Medicine group.
Responsibilities of this position are to serve as behavioral health specialist for the UW Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) as part of the Primary Care Sports Medicine team. This position will be a Clinical Assistant Professor position in the Department of Family Medicine. The successful candidate will work closely with UW sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, coaching staff and UW ICA administrative staff. Direct reporting for clinical services will be to respective team physicians and to the Medical Director of UW Intercollegiate Athletics. Faculty oversight will be performed by the Section Head of Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine.
Psychologist must be available to meet the needs of athletes with office hours in the Stadium clinic and be available for consultation by phone during off hours to support athletic trainers and primary care sports medicine physicians should urgent concerns arise. Desired areas of expertise include eating disorders, substance use disorders, and interest in supporting healthy practices in the college age athlete. The candidate should be well versed in teaching life skills important to this age group including drug and alcohol use, sexual harassment awareness, and suicide prevention. The candidate must be willing to document medical care in Epic (an electronic medical record system used at UW) and have excellent communication skills with other members of the health care team.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The candidate will participate in the teaching mission of the Department of Family Medicine which may include medical student, resident and fellowship physicians.
The successful applicant must be licensed to practice in the state of Washington and obtain privileges at UW Medical Center within the Department of Family Medicine. A minimum of 3 years' practice experience is expected. The ideal candidate will have experience working with athletes.
Applicants should apply with a letter of interest,curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least two references.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.