Pediatric Behavioral Health

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Pediatrics - Psychiatry
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Faculty
  • Req #: 13893
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Summary

An exciting opportunity exists in the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health for a licensed or license eligible pediatric psychologist to join the faculty of a dynamic program in the Department of Pediatrics. National Jewish Health, located in Denver, Colorado, is widely recognized as the leading medical center dedicated to respiratory diseases in the United States. Every division is known for excellent clinical services and research. The unique professional focus, scale, and collegiality at National Jewish Health combine to make it a superb choice for professional satisfaction and career development.

 

Qualified applicants must be a licensed or license eligible psychologist (and license eligible in Colorado) and have relevant training and experience working in pediatric healthcare settings. This is a clinical position in an active division that includes pediatric psychologists, pediatric neuropsychologists, clinical social workers, and an art therapist. The position responsibilities include:

 

  • Providing inpatient consultation and short-term interventions for children across the developmental spectrum (infants through adolescence) with chronic illnesses and their families as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Evaluating and treating children with chronic medical conditions and/or behavioral health disorders in an outpatient setting
     

Successful candidates will hold a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited institution and have completed postdoctoral training in child and/or pediatric psychology. Both early and established career candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

This is a 100% clinical position and will be subject to Faculty Appointment, Promotion, and Periodic Evaluation (FAPPE) policies. The psychologist will provide behavioral health services, including assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy to children seen in the Pediatric Care Unit and outpatient clinics, as well as all required documentation. The psychologist will participate in the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health initiatives and on-call system, and will provide consultation to the clinical services as needed. The psychologist will also participate in Division and Departmental meetings, serve on National Jewish Health committees, and otherwise support the Pediatric Department and institution.  

Qualifications:

PhD or Psy.D in psychology

Licensed as a psychologist in Colorado

Experience in a pediatric setting preferred

 

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