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Clinical Psychologist

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

Pay is based upon relevant education and experience.

THE ROLE:

The Clinical Psychologist Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) will provide outpatient individual, family, couples, and group therapy services to the Summit and Eagle County community. As a part of the Vail Health system, BHPs at Colorado Mountain Medical have access to support from the integrated behavioral health team, Colorado Mountain Medical psychiatry and medical providers and support staff including a robust scheduling team.

Position may include evening hours. BHPs will work with their direct clinical supervisor to create a schedule that meets patient and community need but also reflects self-care and a healthy work-life balance.

This position may rotate between the various Colorado Mountain Medical locations.

AGENCY SUMMARY

Colorado Mountain Medical is a firmly established, thriving, multi-specialty practice serving the Vail Valley for more than 40 years. The specialties at Colorado Mountain Medical include: Behavioral Health, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nephrology, OBGYN, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Urgent Care, and Urology. We have clinic locations in Avon, Frisco, Eagle, Edwards, and Vail, Colorado. As a partner of the Vail Health System, Colorado Mountain Medical has access to the most innovative and well-resource behavioral health service in the Vail Valley.

Colorado Mountain Medical offers relocation packages, PTO, 403b Retirement Plan (5% match), comprehensive insurance benefit package, and company paid malpractice insurance, license fees/dues. Behavioral Health Providers also have access to student loan repayment and continuing education packages.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide evidence-based treatment to patients across their lifespan with flexibility to develop an area of focus
  • Opportunity to conduct comprehensive psych diagnostic testing
  • Opportunity to supervise post-doctoral or intern level psychology trainees
  • Complete biopsychosocial intake assessments within 24 hours of intake including tailored treatment plans
  • Complete all progress notes within 48 hours of patient contact
  • Participate in clinic staffings, biweekly clinical supervision, and optional weekly Clinical Skills Labs
  • Collaborate and coordinate care with Colorado Mountain Medical behavioral health staff, medical providers, care coordinators, case managers, school counselors, and community partners to provide wrap around, comprehensive care to patients and their families
  • Utilize trainings and reflective supervision to continue growth as a professional and maintain current education on best practices in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and/or Pediatric Mental Health
  • Maintain knowledge of best practice related to training as well as evolving requirements within the field
  • Maintain active licensure in the state of Colorado
  • Monitor chart compliance and maintain fidelity with all Community Mental Health Center standards

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED:

Required:

  • PsyD, or PhD in a mental health field
  • Professional licensure required
  • Current Colorado clinical license in good standing
  • Spanish speaking, highly preferred
  • Minimum of two years of direct clinical experience, preferred
  • Experience working in a medical setting, preferred
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong communication, organizational, and written skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Knowledge of health disparities, substance use and domestic violence issues associated with rural populations

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Sitting for more than 50% of the day.
  • Walking and standing for less than 50% of the day.
  • Occasionally lifts, moves, or exerts force up to 35lbs.
  • Seeing up close, long distances, color, and adjusting and focusing vision.
  • Working indoors in an office environment.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, and other conditions common to a medical clinic environment.

 

Benefits at Vail Health 

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wages, parental leave, housing programs and childcare reimbursement to support the cost of living in a mountain community.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: Top-quality health care package including vision, dental and medical with options of flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • Education Assistance: We are proud to offer tuition and student loan assistance programs.
  • Paid Time Off: Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with matching potential, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and more.
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Recreation discounts, pet insurance and a $1,000 annual wellness reimbursement program.

 

As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

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