Psychology Supervisor

Posted: July 11, 2018

The Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is seeking a Psychology Supervisor. The successful candidate will provide clinical and managerial leadership for CDD’s psychology department and will maintain a clinical caseload. UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital and only comprehensive children’s hospital in Iowa. This year, U.S. News & World Reports ranked UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital as Best Children’s Hospitals in four specialties for 2018-2019. As part of University of Iowa Health Care, the state’s only academic medical center, the children’s hospital conducts groundbreaking research and educates the next generation of medical professionals. More than 67,000 pediatric patients from around the world receive care at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital each year. The Psychology Supervisor will provide clinical and managerial leadership in overseeing all aspects of The CDD Psychology Department. In addition, this position will maintain a clinical caseload. Management responsibilities include managing fiscal resources, serving as liaison with hospital and community partners, leading performance improvement initiatives, participating in the strategic planning process, and supervising staff members and managing staff training, competency and performance. Opportunities available to participate in and/or lead research initiatives and oversee selected graduate and doctoral-level trainees and fellows. CDD is dedicated to improving the health and independence of people with disabilities and creating a life with opportunities for everyone. As a multi-disciplinary center of excellence, The CDD integrates a broad array of clinical services in one location, including developmental and behavioral pediatrics, nursing, speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, psychology, social work, education, and audiology, and thus provides an ideal environment for patient care, education and research. People who come to our clinic often have complex needs which are why we use a team approach, bringing together the right experts to help families find answers. At the heart of each team are the patient and family. The CDD is Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities and is also home to Iowa’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program and has provided outstanding interdisciplinary training in neurodevelopmental disabilities for over two decades.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology
  • 3-5 years of experience in pediatric clinical psychology, including skill and experience in pediatric psychological/neuropsychological assessment and experience working with young children and young adults with autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a healthcare management role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in public speaking and ability to demonstrate positive interpersonal skills and work as a member of and/or lead team and work groups
  • Proficiency in MS Office software applications
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and adhere to deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving diversity in the workforce

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience managing financial and productivity data and managing budgets is highly desirable
  • Previous experience working with electronic patient records systems is desirable
  • Previous experience supervising a clinical department and/or staff members within an ambulatory care setting is desirable
  • Experience working in a health-care environment and as a member of an interdisciplinary team is desirable
  • Expertise in applied behavior analysis is desirable
  • Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and familiarity with healthcare needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and related advocacy issues
  • Knowledge of University of Iowa and UI Healthcare policies and procedures

How to Apply

Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For best consideration, please submit application materials prior to July 20, 2018. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in this search. Initial screening of the applications and nominations will continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter of interest that clearly states the applicant’s qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vita, and the name, address, telephone number and email address of three professional references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to: Jan Greenwood, Partner Alex Matthews, Senior Executive Search Consultant Ashley Hice, Senior Executive Search Consultant Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. 42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272 Email: [email protected]

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. For more information on University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, please visit


Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.