Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Psychological Services
Job ID: 753309
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Community Care Behavioral Hlth
Department: Psychological Services
Location: 339 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222


Do you have a Doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD or PhD) and currently hold an active Psychologist license in PA? Do you have at least 6 years of clinical experience? If so, UPMC may have the perfect fit for you!



Community Care Behavioral Health (CCBH) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Manager of Psychological Services. Applicants must have a PhD in Psychology or PsyD with an active PA license. Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services experience is preferred.



Community Care Behavioral Health is a nonprofit behavioral health managed care organization, which is part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Insurance Services Division.


The Psychologist will assure the quality and efficiency of the health care delivered to Community Care members. This includes responsibility for quality management and specified utilization management. The employee will also participate in care management decisions when appropriate. In addition, the Psychologist is a resource to participating providers in the provision of quality care.




  • Working as a team with other professionals to support the “recovery and resiliency model” of behavioral health care for children, adolescents and their families.

  • Supporting the journey towards resiliency and recovery for our members by assuring that children, adolescents and families get the services they need, when they need them, as long as they need them, in the least restrictive/least intrusive setting to meet their needs.

  • Assuring that children and adolescent receive appropriate evaluation, diagnosis and treatment which are guided by the CASSP principles, best practices in behavioral health care and evidenced based practices.

  • Reviewing requests for services, including BHRS, Family-Based Mental Health, CRR Host Home and Psychological/Neuropsychological Testing, and utilizing medical necessity criteria to ensure appropriate care is being recommended and provided for our members.

  • Conducting meetings and trainings with stakeholders and providers to support evidenced based practices, positive outcomes and recovery/resiliency initiatives for children, adolescents and their families. 





  • PhD in Psychology or PsyD (Pennsylvania Licensure)
  • Unrestricted License in Pennsylvania
  • 6 years clinical experience
  • 5 years BHRS experience preferred.
  • Experience in Behavioral Health treatment and program development.
  • Philosophical compatibility with managed care.
  • Ability to maintain effective professional liaison with all levels of executive /medical/clinical staff, including professional and institutional providers of care.
  • Ability to implement programs of quality care analysis, peer review, and professional education.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Psychologist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Salary Range: $36.31 to $61.51 / hour

Union Position: No

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