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Psychologist II- Anxiety

Date: Nov 16, 2017

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Company: CHOP

Job Description

Req ID: 6106

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 in the Anxiety Behaviors Clinic (ABC) 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 Department is seeking an early to mid-career psychologist who will provide ambulatory patient care primarily in the Anxiety Behaviors Clinic (ABC) 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.

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.

Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

PA licensure as psychologist

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:

  • Two or more years as a licensed clinical psychologist
  • APA or CPA accredited internship training
  • Completed post-doctoral training in child and adolescent focused psychology

PA licensure as psychologist at time of hire

Knowledge of psychological intervention approaches, with preference given to applicants experienced with evidence-based intervention approaches for anxiety disorders.
 

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

NJ licensure as a psychologist preferred

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:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 


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