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Clinical Health Psychologist – Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 1, 2023
Title Clinical Health Psychologist – Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Clinical Psychology
The UB Behavioral Medicine Division seeks an outstanding Clinical Health Psychologist specializing in evaluation and treatment of patients with painful medical disorders.We are seeking a licensed or license-eligible psychologist with expertise in chronic pain management.

Roles and responsibilities include: 

  • Providing services including assessment and delivery of evidence-based therapy (telemedicine, face to face) for patients with persistent pain disorders;
  • Timely documentation;
  • Ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships for the purpose of functioning a consultant to providers and patients with medical problems such as lower back and neck pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, non-cardiac chest pain, temporomandibular joint disorder, benign headaches, pelvic pain within the context of an adult clinic setting rooted in biopsychosocial model of care
  • Pre-surgical evaluations to determine the psychological readiness of medical patients for invasive procedures (e.g., spinal cord stimulators)
  • Supervision of trainees (including graduate students, fellows, residents) around behavioral issues of chronic illness.

Research interest and experience is always valued but not necessary for this position. Opportunities exist to collaborate on active nationally funded multi‐site research.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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