• Outpatient Psychologist (Emory Healthcare Veterans Program)

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Psych: Adult
    Location : Name
    Executive Park-N Druid Hills
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
  • Description

    Serve as a full time psychologist for EHVP, a Warrior Care Network Treatment Center. The psychologist will work together with an interdisciplinary team to supervise initial intake of veterans referred to the EHVP, provide multidisciplinary care including psychotherapeutic management of their symptoms and treatment protocols including evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and traumatic brain injury (TBI).


    The psychologist will be responsible, with the attending psychiatrist, for coordinating the care of the veterans including seeing veterans with other providers and alone, conducting quality assessments, case conferences, and administrative meetings.  


    The psychologist will be assessed on meeting quality metrics (e.g., outcomes measures) including the veteran’s assessments of their care.  The responsibilities for this position will include some or all of the following: academic leadership, teaching, mentoring, research, publications, clinical practice, citizenship, and administrative responsibilities.  There are additional position-specific duties that may change with each academic year through discussions with the Program Director, Dr. Rothbaum, Department Chair, and/or the School of Medicine Dean.  Faculty will be reviewed and evaluated on performance and execution of both general and position-specific duties.


    Specific Job Responsibilities will include:


    Academic Leadership:

    • Provide leadership and management in supporting the missions and goals of the Department and Service Line in education, research, patient care, and service.


    • Provide clinical supervision to psychology and social work trainees and to psychiatric residents; support and facilitate the educational programs of the Department, School of Medicine, and University.


    • Advise students, staff, and junior faculty by spending time and guiding individuals regarding academic, curricular and career matters.


    • Conduct work to create and add to knowledge in a field, including the advancement of new theories and principles. In new settings, improve and apply knowledge.  Dissemination and peer review are critical to research productivity.
    • Attain and manage funds appropriately to sustain research endeavors.



    • Publications in accordance with the mission of EHVP to provide best practices in the care of veterans.


    Clinical Practice:

    • Provide excellent and appropriate patient care at all clinical/hospital sites while ensuring compliance with all policies and regulations on patient care and billing.
    • Adhere to clinical practice obligations for revenue generation in the provision of care.
    • Participate in quality improvement endeavors.


    • Serve as a role model for others
    • Provide academic and professional expertise to serve the Department, profession, community, nation, and the world.
    • Participate on committees for the University, WCN, and Affiliate Institutions.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Ensure continuing professional development
    • Complete all administrative requirements in accordance with the needs of the Department and School of Medicine. This may include completing forms and information, compliance paperwork, performance management tools for staff, authoring letters and developing other communication, and completing service assignments.
    • Supporting recruitment efforts
    • Fundraising

    Must hold a PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.  Licensed or license eligible in Georgia. 

    Prior experience working with veterans, and with patients with PTSD, TBI, and severe recurrent depression.

    Experience in working within a multidisciplinary care team.


     Emory University is committed to Inclusion and equity in the recruitment and retention of faculty. The university diligently supports the training of historically underrepresented and underserved communities. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


    Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


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