Staff Psychologist

The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has an immediate opening for a staff psychologist for the Siteman Counseling Service. The eligible candidate will have a doctoral degree with training in behavioral medicine or health psychology.

REQUIREMENTS: (1) A doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in psychology from an APA-approved program; (2) a clinical internship from an APA-approved site; and (3) interest and experience in working with a medical population. Postdoctoral training is preferred. The candidate should be license-eligible in the state of Missouri.

RESPONSIBILITIES: (1) Provision of clinical services for patients and families receiving care at the Siteman Cancer Center; (2) documentation of clinical contact with patients; (3) consultation to providers of medical and psychosocial services for patients;  (4) coverage of psychological services at a Siteman Cancer Center satellite clinic; (5) supervision of psychology trainees; (6) participation in education and outreach programs within or sponsored by the Siteman Cancer Center; and (7) participation in  independent or collaborative research.

 JOB SETTING: The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center is located in the City of St. Louis, an environment rich in the arts and sporting events, and home to several leading academic institutions. The Siteman Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a leader in patient care, cancer research, prevention, education and community outreach. It offers the extensive expertise of more than 350 Washington University research scientists and physicians, many of whom annually provide comprehensive care for 9,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients. The Siteman Counseling Service provides outpatient assessment and treatment, inpatient consultation, a variety of clinical services for individuals with cancer and/or their family members, as well as opportunities for research.

 To apply for this position, please apply online at, job code 1161537 (Oncology Psychologist Practitioner). In your cover letter, please describe your specific interests (letters of reference will be requested later in the interview process). Review of applications is ongoing, and the position will remain open until filled.