The Psychologist is a full-time position responsible for direct patient care in the NEST Center. Psychologist administers, scores, and interprets psychological testing with patients (ages 0-5 years). Provides counseling for but not limited to test results and other factors that may influence the development of pediatric patient age 0-5. Opportunity to participate in developmental outcomes research for the NICU graduate patient population. Willingness to undergo training and certification on any new developmental, behavioral, or psychological assessment tools for future implementation.
Doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited institution. Texas license as a Psychologist.
Training in child growth and development required. Prior experience in pediatric setting, strongly preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrates commitment to high standards of patient care and other customer relations practices.
Must be certified to conduct the Bayley Scales of Infant Development III and will be required to certify as new versions of Bayley Scales of Infant development are published.
Experience/comfortable performing other standardized developmental and behavioral testing from infancy through 5 years of age.
Maintains a current, valid Texas State License to practice Psychology as a Licensed Psychologist
Internal Number: 37847
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Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.