The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, seeks a Pediatric Psychologist to provide comprehensive psychological services to children and adolescents with various developmental, psychological, and medical disorders including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, chronic illness, hematology/oncology patients, organ transplantation recipients. This position entails executing in-depth evaluations, as well as written and oral feedback to families, related providers, and schools regarding test results and recommendations for treatment and educational planning. Focus is placed on both interventional and assessment, as well as providing consultation to health practitioners and parents in regard to behavioral management and parent/child relationship issues.
-Consultative services include assessment of developmental disorders, psychological management of patients with acute and chronic illnesses, management of common problems in Behavioral Pediatrics, parent counselling and developmental guidance, and preparation for medical procedures and hospitalizations for young children. -Provide psychological assessment of children in both inpatient and outpatient settings. -Provide supportive communication with family members, school, and other professionals involved in the child’s care. -Participate in team conferences and provide consultative services on and off site. -May provide individual, family and group therapies for children with a variety of medical and psychosocial conditions. -Collaboratively work as a positive, constructive team member. -Supervise clinical psychological interns in both assessment and therapy.
Additional job activities include conduction various outreach activities for the medical professional community, and participating in weekly seminars and various other didactic experiences. Finally, the positional involves a scholarly track including emphasis on research and grant writing, as well as providing supervision to trainees.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, school psychology, or counseling psychology from an APA and/or CPA accredited program, internship training, and minimum 1 year post-doctoral training in pediatric psychology is required. Applicants must be license-eligible in the state of Minnesota. Strong diagnostic skills required. Experience with both chronic medical populations and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as experience with individual therapy preferred. Interest in addressing the problems of behavior, child development, coping with illness, and learning issues. Additionally, excellent organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills and computer proficiency are required. This individual must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Internal Number: 333844
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