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Job Summary

Responsible for conducting clinical assessment and treatment for children (ages 12 months to 21 years with complex medical and developmental histories) with feeding problems, primarily oral aversion, inadequate weight gain, difficulty chewing, and selective eating. Also responsible for completing appropriate documentation in the electronic medical record (MiChart).

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Responsibilities*

  • Conducts intake interviews and functional assessments/analyses.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other healthcare providers (e.g., physicians, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers).
  • Coordinates and collaborates with daycare providers and school personnel as appropriate.
  • Designs and conducts behavioral feeding interventions (delivered individually in person and via telehealth as well as possibly in group format).
  • Documents all patient contacts.
  • Suggests options for improving quality of care, identifies potential problems, recommends and implements solutions, and collaborates in the development of new techniques/approaches to patient care.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets patient assessment and treatment data.
  • Trains and supervises others (as needed) in equipment operation, data collection and analysis, and assessment and treatment techniques. If eligible, provides supervision for Registered Behavior Technicians and Board Certified Behavior Analyst candidates.
  • May co-author publications and co-present results with clinical supervisor at meetings and/or conferences.  

Required Qualifications*

Requires a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology (or closely related field) and a behavioral orientation. A Master’s Limited License in Psychology in the state of Michigan is required. We will consider candidates who are license eligible 

Desired Qualifications*

Must be committed to working in interdisciplinary teams. BCBA or BCBA-eligible highly preferred. Experience working with children with feeding problems and serious medical and/or developmental issues is also highly preferred. Training in the assessment and treatment of feeding disorders will be provided as necessary.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.