Posting Note: Seeking a psychologist with substantial experience and interest in full time work in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Duties are to include routine clinical evaluation and assessment on a wide range of pediatric GI related conditions at both the main campus and the Scottsdale practice site. The psychologist is to conduct assessments and complete evaluation and implementation of needed psychotherapy in a wide variety of GI ailments. The pediatric psychologist will assist patients in coping with the psychological trauma of their chronic disease, as well as screen for psychosocial risk factors. • At the main campus, the psychologist will conduct general GI psychology sessions and complex care clinics involving inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic GI disorders, and intestinal failure. At the Scottsdale practice site, the psychologist will conduct general GI psychology clinics to help manage common GI ailments like chronic abdominal pain, feeding issues, and constipation to name a few. The psychologist will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with the current psychologist involved in IBD care as well as the opportunity to work with a Licensed Care Social Worker (LCSW). 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.
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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.