Psychologist II (GI)

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

BUERGER - Buerger Center Ambulatory Care Req ID: 26821

Shift: Any

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Psychologist II provides psychological services to patients throughout the CHOP inpatient and ambulatory enterprise;provides leadership on hospital or department committee; program development, expansion of services, participates in the educational experience of trainees; establishes plan and initiates professional growth and leadership at the Department or Hospital level; 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.

Job Responsibilities

Clinical Activity

  •  Establishes expertise as a clinician at a local or regional level
  •  Practices effectively as an independent clinician
  •  Responsive to feedback from supervisors and colleagues about clinical practice
  •  Is recognized by clinicians and team members as an excellent provider
  •  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.
  • Adhere to The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences productivity standards.
  •  In settings where patients are scheduled into appointments, present 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.
  •  Assure that professional practice is in accordance with applicable professional and licensing body standards
  •  Follow 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. 
  • Respond to requests for consultation and service in a timely manner.
  •  Participates in The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and CHOP committees
  • Works collaboratively with the program’s intake coordinators and practice manager to assure there is sufficient scheduling availability and/ or patients are scheduled appropriately



  • Regularly supervises trainees (including externs, interns, and/or fellows) within the department’s psychologist training programs * Lectures and provides training to other disciplines (including child psychiatry) 
  • Develops and monitors training rotations 
  • Serves as a mentor or helpful colleague to early career psychologists 
  • Participate in activities of the training faculty Leadership 
  • Contributes to QI activities within program and department
Job Responsibilities (Continued)


  • Contributes to QI activities within program and department



  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Department 
  • Complete all mandatory education requirements, annual PPD testing, flu vaccine and other vaccinations as per CHOP policy
  • Maintain Licensure including completion of required continuing education 
  • Establish plans for professional growth with supervisor 
  • Participates in clinical program development 
  • Collaborates with internal staff to complete CHOP requirements to include but not limited to Medical Staff Application
  • Provides leadership through participation in one or more DCAPBS or CHOP Committees 
  • Presents work locally or regionally; publishes at least one paper /chapter every two years 
  • Participates in community service 
  • Participates in ongoing professional practice evaluations as a clinician and peer reviewer
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
PA Psychology License
Required Education and Experience

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


Required Experience:

  • Level II- 8- 12 years as a licensed clinical psychologist

  • APA or CPA accredited internship training.

  • Completed post-doctoral training in child and adolescent focused psychology.

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 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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