Psychologist I

Req ID: 16746

Shift: Any

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Department is seeking an early to mid-career psychologist who will provide ambulatory patient care primarily focused on children and adolescents with anxiety disorders through the Outpatient Psychiatry Program.  The ideal candidate will have extensive training in cognitive-behavioral therapy for child and adolescent anxiety disorders, as well as experience in group intervention approaches, diagnostic assessment of child and adolescent behavioral health conditions, and working with comorbid conditions. In addition, the candidate will be able to provide treatment services to children with a range of conditions (in addition to anxiety disorders), such as disruptive behavior and mood disorders.

Job Responsibilities

The psychologist will work with children and youth between the ages of 4 and 18 years. Active participation in the clinical training of psychology interns and child psychiatry fellows is encouraged. Faculty appointment in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania may be available for suitable candidates.

Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania; additional licensure in New Jersey is preferred. Doctoral training in clinical child and adolescent psychology or school psychology is strongly preferred.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

  Applicants should send a CV and letter of interest to:

 

Stephen Soffer, Ph.D.

 

Director, Outpatient Program

 

Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

3440 Market Street, Suite 200

 

Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

http://www.chop.edu/doctors/soffer-stephen-l

 

http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/child-and-adolescent-psychiatry-and-behavioral-sciences

 

[email protected]

 

Job Responsibilities

Clinical Activity

  •  Practices effectively as an independent clinician.
  •  Responsive to feedback from supervisors and colleagues about clinical practice.
  •  Provides comprehensive assessment and treatment services to children and families,in inpatient and/or outpatient settings, and communicates with referral sources as indicated
  •  Perform clinical services at a percent of effort as designated by supervisor.
  •  Adheres to The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences productivity standards.
  •  In settings where patients are scheduled into appointments, presents an EPIC schedule that rolls out, per department guidelines, delineating availability and anticipated vacation and conference time. Schedule must include enough openings to cover productivity expectations plus anticipated late cancellations/no shows.
  •  Assures that professional practice is in accordance with applicable professional and licensing body standards
  •  Follows all CHOP and Departmental policies and procedures regarding clinical and administrative activity associated with providing direct patient care

Collaboration

  • Collaborates within the Department and with other Department/Division colleagues to assure that patients receive the kind of care required by patient circumstance. 
  • Responds to requests for consultation and service in a timely manner. 
  • Participates in The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences committees 
  • Works collaboratively with the program’s intake coordinators and practice manager to assure there is sufficient scheduling availability and patients are scheduled appropriately

Teaching 

  • May provide supervision to trainees (including externs, interns, and/or fellows) within the Department’s psychology training programs 
  • Lectures and provides training to other disciplines (including child psychiatry) 
  • Participates in activities of the training faculty

 

Other 

  • Completes all mandatory education requirements, annual PPD testing, flu vaccine and other vaccinations as per CHOP policy 
  • Maintain Licensure including completion of required continuing education
  • Establishes plans for professional growth with manager * Participates in clinical program development 
  • Collaborates with internal staff to complete CHOP requirements to include but not limited to Medical Staff Application 
  • Member and or active participation in a DCAPBS or CHOP Committee 
  • Presents work locally or regionally; publishes or presents at least one paper /chapter yearly 
  • Participates in community service 
  • Participates in ongoing professional practice evaluations as a clinician and peer reviewer

Job Responsibilities (Cont'd)

Job Responsibilities (Cont'd)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Pennsylvania psychology license and any state in which the job is require

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Earned Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from a program accredited by the American/Canadian Psychological Association (APA)  

 

Required Experience:

  • Completed postdoctoral training directly related to job role

  • APA or CPA accredited internship training

  • Completed post-doctoral training in child and adolescent focused psychology Level I 0-7 years

Preferred Licenses, Education, and Experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Skill in exercising initiative, judgment, problem solving, decision-making.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical, and administrative staff,patients and the public.
  • Epic training
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to accept feedback and incorporate into professional growth and own performance improvement.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:[email protected]

 

 

Company
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted
03/27/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, US