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Director of Psychological Assessment Services, Yale New Haven Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a licensed clinical psychologist to serve as the Director of Psychological Assessment Services, with expertise in neurocognitive/neuropsychological testing and evaluation, within Yale New Haven Hospital’s Psychiatric Services. The position carries a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry, and includes participation in the Department’s APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program. Funding for the position starts July 1, 2019.

The Director of the Psychological Assessment will be responsible for developing, overseeing and maintaining a highly responsive, psychological assessment service geared to meet the needs of an acute care inpatient psychiatric facility and psychiatric consultation service.

Qualified candidates will possess expertise in the provision of rapid symptom and neurocognitive assessments to aid in diagnostic evaluation and treatment planning. Candidates must have the ability to perform diagnostic assessments for complex patients, and have experience working within a fast-paced, multidisciplinary, hospital setting. Strong candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have experience/expertise with a wide variety of brief symptom and neurocognitive and neuropsychological assessment measures. Candidates should also have interest and experience supervising predoctoral psychology interns and/or practicum students in psychological assessment.

Candidates must be licensed (or licensed eligible) within the State of Connecticut and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function well as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and nurses.

Yale New Haven Hospital is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale University School of Medicine and consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States. Yale New Haven Hospital encompasses the Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, a 118 bed, acute care, psychiatric facility that consists of five main inpatient programs and several specialized step-down intensive outpatient/day hospital programs for adolescents and adults across two hospital campus locations.

Please apply to this position through Interfolio using this link. A cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation are required. If you have any questions regarding this postion please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Psychiatric Services, Yale New Haven Hospital (dwain.fehon@yale.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

Director of Research and Evaluation at the Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health

Job Summary/Focus

The Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health at Yale School of Medicine works with government partners to advance mental health as a pathway to social and economic mobility. Part of this work is replicating the nationally recognized MOMS Partnership® program in new locations. The Center is also engaging government partners to forward the mission in other ways.

Reporting directly to the Director of the Center, the Director of Research and Evaluation will play a critical role in executing on this mission by conducting and eventually overseeing all research and evaluation work of the Center. PhD or equivalent combination of experience and education is preferred.

Examples of Responsibilities

  • Lead the evaluation of the MOMS Partnership program that the Center is scaling through work developing a theory of change, baseline assessments for replication sites, and impact evaluations to measure outputs and outcomes of the MOMS replication.
  • Develop quality assurance and improvement reports for each MOMS Partnership site and utilizes data to drive decision-making processes.
  • Conduct research as part of the Center’s work with government partners on other areas beyond the replication of the MOMS Partnership.
  • Promulgate or assist in the preparation of grant applications or other funding opportunities.
  • With the Principal Investigator and other contributors, author peer-reviewed research publications.

Examples of Skills Sought

  • Advanced quantitative and qualitative analytic skills
  • High degree of competency with data analytic software
  • Experience in database development and management
  • Demonstrated ability to execute with precision and excellence and drive to deliver highest-quality work
  • Experience working with public policy or public programs
  • Experience working with government to support and lead research and evaluation activities, including facilitating data-sharing and data-use agreements
  • Demonstrated ability to work very quickly and embody high standards of customer service internally and externally, including responses to communication within one business day
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to take initiative and as well as direction and correction
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify feasible solutions when identifying challenges affecting work streams
  • Experience engaging in efforts advancing racial equity

This position will be based in New Haven, CT, and may require travel up to 10%.

Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Contact:
Katherine Klem
Director
Center on Policy Innovation for Family Mental Health
katherine.klem@yale.edu

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