Position Details

Department: Psychology
Category: Physician/Div Chief/Med Dir
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 465758
Date Posted: 8/12/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: The Pediatric Psychology Section at Barrow Neurological Institute, one of Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s multiple Centers of Excellence, continues to grow. We are seeking a full-time clinical, counseling, and/or health psychologists in the following area: · LGBTQIA and Gender Management Services: Seeking a psychologist with substantial experience and interest in specialized work with LGBTQIA populations and in conducting gender evaluations for those pursuing initiation of gender affirming hormone therapy and surgical procedures. Duties include providing individual, family, and group outpatient psychotherapy for LGBTQIA identified children and adolescents; conducting gender evaluations and collaborating with a multidisciplinary care team as part of the Gender Management Service; and participating in the Reproductive Anomalies and Differences in Sex Development Clinic to provide multidisciplinary assessment and treatment to children and adolescents. All psychologists will also provide training and supervision to our psychology practicum students; within our APA-accredited psychology, internship program, our APPIC-accredited postdoctoral residency program; and present at Neurosciences and hospital Grand Rounds to educate physicians and medical residents on topics within your areas of expertise. PCH seeks to enhance the diversity of its staff to complement the cultural and ethnic richness of our patients and their families. Bilingual competency in Spanish is desirable. Required Qualifications: · A doctoral degree and internship from APA-accredited psychology programs, relevant to pediatric medical work. For example, a degree in clinical psychology or clinical health psychology is an excellent fit. · Post-doctoral training related to the job description; training in a pediatric medical setting is strongly preferred. · Recent and extensive experience providing assessment and treatment to children and families affected by medical illness. · Experience providing supervision and training to psychology students, interns, and/or postdoctoral residents. · Interpersonal leadership and communication skills to facilitate optimal working relationships with the many disciplines within the hospital. · Licensure by the State of Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners prior to the employment start date.

The Staff Psychologist shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Patient Care Services
    • Provide patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
    • b)Provide subspecialty consultations and follow-up.
    • c)Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures.
    • d)Provide these services for urgent/ emergent care as necessary.
    • Strive to achieve the best patient and family centered care.
    • Support Hospital’s patient satisfaction goals as well as division’s specific targets.
    • Support and adhere to divisional patient safety and quality of care standards.
    • Practices Contemporary Evidence based medicine or latest experience based medicine.
  2. Divisional Responsibilities
    • Establish and demonstrate effort to achieve annual goals and objectives (e.g. individual, division, hospital).
    • Support the medical education programs and activities of the Division, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services when applicable.
    • b)Conduct teaching rounds, lectures and conference for trainees.
    • c)Participate in the teaching and supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals assigned to the division.
    • d)Participate in the postgraduate continuing educational activities of the division.
    • Support the research endeavors of the division including the research initiatives by other members of the division.
    • Support programmatic growth of division.
    • Support satellite efforts of division when appropriate.
  3. Professionalism
    • Treat colleagues, PCH employees and customers with courtesy, dignity and respect.
    • Promote safe, cooperative and professional health care environment.
    • Support PCH mission, vision and values, including family centered care, excellence in clinical care, leadership, collaboration, and accountability.
  4. Other activities
    • Psychologist shall support the Division Chief in his/her role as liaison to the professional community and general public as requested by the Division Chief.
    • Psychologist may conduct teaching rounds or conferences outside of PCH, particularly if these activities support divisional clinical and teaching programs/ initiatives.
    • Psychologist shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner.
    • The following physical and mental skills are essential to the psychologist’s ability to successfully perform the foregoing duties and responsibilities:
    • a)The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices.
    • b)The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed.
    • c)The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Doctoral degree from an APA accredited program. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. Required
2. Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. Required
2. The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. Required
3. The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. Required
4. The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. Required
5. The ability to work well under pressure. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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