Title:  Staff Psychologist

Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  944

Internal Title: Academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).


The Menninger Clinic (www.menningerclinic.com) is one of the nation's premier mental health care providers. We are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety, and addictive disorders throughout the spectrum of inpatient to outpatient care. We are equally committed to teaching future mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research. Menninger is an affiliated teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu).


The Menninger Clinic is seeking a staff psychologist with a specialization in pain assessment and management to join our excellent team of professionals.


Job Responsibilities:

The Staff Psychologist is responsible for applying the knowledge, skills, and perspectives of clinical psychology to the services provided at The Menninger Clinic including, but not limited to, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, consultation, education, training, supervision, and research. This individual would serve as a clinical lead for our comprehensive outpatient assessment service. In addition to pain assessment, experience with other forms of specialized, psychological evaluation such as neuro-cognitive, personality, anxiety and trauma are also highly desired. In addition, this psychologist will provide evidence-based treatments in a variety of settings. The Staff Psychologist will also have the opportunity to interact with trainees in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing.

Job Qualifications:

Position Qualifications: Doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology; licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; demonstrated skill in clinical work; a thorough grounding in diagnostic evaluation and intensive individual psychotherapy; familiarity with a wide range of assessment and treatment modalities; ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams; commitment to education; and current CPR certification. Training and experience in evidence-based pain assessment/interventions are preferred. Case formulation and conceptualization across interdisciplinary sources of data are critical in this role with strong, integrative writing skills a must have.  Preferred: two (2) years of post-doctoral training or equivalent experience in clinical psychology; and two (2) years of demonstrated assignments in an interdisciplinary team treatment setting.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.