Career Opportunities

Society for Health Psychology

Medical University of South Carolina

The Division of Biobehavioral Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina is hiring for a clinical psychologist position. Candidate will be integrated into an existing Biobehavioral Medicine Clinic. Candidate will be a doctoral level, licensed Psychologist with a valid unrestricted license to practice in SC (or eligible for licensure in SC). Candidate will provide psychological evaluations as well as individual and/or group therapy to patients with co-morbid psychiatric and medical illness. Candidate will actively be involved in quality and research-related efforts to support the division’s overall academic missions. See the full job posting here: https://musc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/MUSC/job/Charleston/UNIV—Open-Rank–Modified-Track—-Department-of-Psychiatry—Behavioral-Sciences–Division-of-Biobehavioral-Medicine_R-0000028934

The Behavioral Medicine Clinic is a tertiary specialty clinic at MUSC. Psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, other prescribing providers, and trainees from psychology, psychiatry, and pharmacy work together to coordinate mental and behavioral health care for patients receiving medical care from MUSC’s healthcare teams. We primarily serve adults in an outpatient capacity, though we are growing our inpatient consultation and pediatric/teen/young adult services within our integrated services (e.g., transplant, bariatric surgery, pain, oncology).

For more information about our academic and patient care programs:
https://medicine.musc.edu/departments/psychiatry/divisions-and-programs/divisions/biobehavioral-medicine
https://muschealth.org/medical-services/psychiatry/services/behavioral
Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will have a strong background and clinical expertise in health psychology; proficiency in providing empirically supported evaluation and treatment interventions; willingness to engage in quality improvement and research projects with Behavioral Medicine populations; interest in supervising trainees in psychology; and enthusiasm in identifying opportunities for program development. The faculty member will primarily be working in the fields of 1) Transplant surgery: Heart, liver, kidney, lung, & living donor (kidney); 2) Metabolic and Bariatric surgery: Pre- and post- surgical evaluation and management; and 3) Cancer: Active treatment, survivorship, caregivers, bone marrow transplant candidates.

However, there may be opportunities to conduct clinical services with the following populations as well:

Gastroenterological diseases and conditions: Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, and Irritable bowel syndrome
Chronic Pain and Epidural Neurostimulator Evaluations: Chronic idiopathic pain, nociceptive pain, neuropathic pain, CRPS/RSD, Chronic pancreatitis, fibromyalgia, etc.
Cardiac Diseases: MI/CAD, CABG, arrhythmias, adult congenital, devices, etc., including specialty clinics and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Diseases: CF, COPD, NTM, sarcoidosis, etc.; including specialty clinics and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
Our group, within the larger College of Medicine and Charleston community, is striving to create an environment that fosters cultural understanding and humility. We are striving for increased representation and to recruit team members who are as diverse as the patients we serve. We strongly encourage candidates apply for this position who are representative of all backgrounds especially those underrepresented in psychology, based on gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, or other factors. Learn more about MUSC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion:  https://medicine.musc.edu/diversity.

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