Pediatric Psychologist: Consultation-Liaison ServiceApply!
Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s Hospital is seeking a pediatric psychologist specializing in consultation-liaison to join the professional staff of the Division of Psychology. Depending on the candidate’s interest, a unique 7 day on/7 day off staffing model may be available (e.g., the CL psychologist would provide patient care during business hours Monday-Monday with the following week off from work). The ideal candidate must have well-rounded experience in pediatric psychology and strong consultation-liaison skills. The candidate must be able to support the programmatic growth of psychology within Phoenix Children’s inpatient medical areas and develop/maintain effective working relationships. As the premier children’s hospital within the fifth largest city in the country, Phoenix Children’s offers a diverse set of clinical experiences. We seek to recruit and retain talent who utilize a compassionate, collaborative approach that drives equitable outcomes for everyone we serve. An unwavering commitment to clinical excellence, inclusion, and appreciation/respect for diversity is vital. The Pediatric Psychologist will become a member of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and will report to the Division Chief of Psychology. The candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Psychology and will join a growing team of psychologists. Professionalism, leadership, interpersonal communication skills, and adaptability are essential. Active involvement in our psychology internship and fellowship programs is expected, as is participation in the education of medical learners. We encourage faculty to join our mentorship program, both as mentors and mentees. Academic appointments are strongly encouraged through our relationships with University of Arizona-Phoenix College of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Mayo School of Medicine. Lastly, the ideal candidate will be an accomplished pediatric psychologist with a track record of excellence in assessment, intervention, teaching, and scholarship.
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.
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.
Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values
To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their familiesVision
Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.
We realize this vision by:
- Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
- Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
- Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
- Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
- We place children and families at the center of all we do
- We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
- We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
- We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
- We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable