Geisinger Health System invites applicants to join an enthusiastic and vibrant team of pediatric psychologists for full-time post-doctoral fellowship positions in integrated pediatric primary care (IPC). Our pediatric IPC program has high potential for job opportunity following the post-doctoral year. Fellows will work full time in IPC under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
These positions offer the opportunity to:
-Provide clinical supervision to trainees
-Deliver evidence-based care to children, adolescents, and families
-Conduct a high volume of consultation to medical providers and clinical staff
-Educate and train medical professionals on behavioral health topics
-Participate in program evaluation of integrated care services
-Develop new clinical programs
-Lead clinic wide improvement projects
-Gain insight as to operational and clinical factors of service development
Patients served in these clinics are ages birth through 18 and present with a variety of presenting problems from traditional mental health concerns to pediatric psychology presentations such as toileting, feeding, and sleep problems. Clinical services provided include family therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, and warm hand-offs. The fellowship provides a variety of training experiences such as weekly grand rounds, monthly team meetings, seminar, case conference, and journal club.
While the positions are primarily clinical in nature, fellows have the opportunity to participate in research activities. Candidates do not need to be seeking research careers to qualify. There are opportunities to participate in ongoing treatment outcome research and/or to develop new research projects. Program graduates are highly successful obtaining jobs in academia, IPC, and academic medical centers.
Clinical, School, or Counseling Ph.D. or Psy.D. and completion of an internship with relevant experience are required. Salary and benefits are competitive.
The current 12-month stipend is $47,000. Also, fellows are given up to $2,000 for conference travel and fees, association dues, and books. Fellows also are provided health care insurance, malpractice liability insurance, and a life insurance policy. Additional benefits include paid holidays, 15 vacation days, 10 continuing education days, 5 relocation/job interview days, and 3 sick days.
Geisinger is a well-respected hospital/trauma center located in a low-stress, picturesque area within a 3-hour drive of New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
Send a detailed letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Tawnya Meadows firstname.lastname@example.org) to apply.
Geisinger is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.