LOC_BUERGER-Buerger Center Ambulatory Care Req ID: 83086
Employment Status: Regular – Part Time
The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (DCAPBS) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a pediatric psychologist to join our Division of Urology as part of our ongoing efforts to further expand the integration of behavioral health providers into various services across the hospital. The position is full-time, providing opportunities for clinical work, teaching/training, and collaborative research. Pediatric Psychologists also participate in teaching and training activities through our APA and ACGME accredited clinical psychology and child and adolescent psychiatry training programs, as well as an extensive psychology externship program. The Psychologist I provides psychological services to patients throughout the CHOP inpatient and ambulatory enterprise;participates in the educational experience of trainees; establishes plan and initiates professional growth and leadership within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, and presents work at the local or regional level. In some settings, the psychologist may have a matrixed reporting relationship to a physician leader outside the Department.
Division of Urology
The Pediatric Psychologist provides screening, assessment, consultation, and focused interventions within the Division of Urology/Department of Pediatrics. Conditions assessed and treated will include a range of concerns such as voiding, surgical reconstruction, spina bifida, and differences of sex development. In addition, the Pediatric Psychologist provides training, program development, and collaborative quality improvement research within the Division. The position also provides assessment and intervention services within the Pediatric Health and Behavior Program. This clinic specializes in addressing the mental health needs of children and adolescents with complex medical conditions.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
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)
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
A completed accredited Internship and Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology or Clinical/Child Psychology is required, with skills in empirically supported assessment and intervention. Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Pennsylvania is required prior to beginning the position. Faculty appointment at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Psychiatry) is encouraged and supported on the Academic Clinician Track; rank commensurate with experience and history.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
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.
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