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Psychologist I (Healthy Minds/Healthy Kids Program)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19139

Job Type: 

Req ID: 22861

Shift: Any

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Psychologist will provide professional mental health treatment to patients and families in the context of an integrated primary care service, utilizing recognized best practice interventions. These core services include assessment of psychosocial functioning and capacities, ability to complete a mental status examination, ability to diagnose a variety of mental health conditions and provide treatment recommendations. Provide a variety of therapies to address mental health diagnoses that effect children and their families. Collaborate with many disciplines, programs, departments, and organizations in the accomplishment of these duties. Must be able to provide supervision to developing mental health providers in the treatment of children and their families, including training and direct supervision of psychology interns.

LOCATION:  Cobbs Creek

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

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

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge of typical and atypical child development and related areas.
  • Knowledge of child psychopathology.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based therapy and psychological assessment techniques with children and families.
  • Knowledge of behavioral methodology and principles.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.
  • Ability to direct and motivate staff teams.
  • Critical analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other health care team providers.
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with patients, families and staff.
  • Ability to work with sensitivity to cultural diversity and assists staff in understanding this diversity.
  • Ability to identify community resources for families and advocate on their behalf.
  • Ability to present self with professional approach and appearance with high level of emotional maturity.
  • Ability to learn public health policy and health care legislation and respond to it as a family advocate.
    Excellent interpersonal skills

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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