Pediatric Health Psychologist

Madison, WI 53701

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Psychologist Job Number: 3769

Job Description


We are in need of a Pediatric Health Psychologist in Madison, Wisconsin.

Be part of a multidisciplinary team where you will work collaboratively in a dynamic setting to provide high quality Health Psychology services to children, adolescents and families.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide clinical services to pediatric outpatients focused on addressing the psychological impact of new medical diagnosis, improving children' s quality of life, increasing adherence to prescribed medical treatments, removing barriers to proper adherence, and lessening the impact of an illness on a child' s and family' s well-being.
  • Conduct psychological assessments and deliver evidence-based interventions as part of multidisciplinary teams in various Pediatric Specialty Clinics that may include Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Endocrinology/Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Transgender Health, and others.
  • Work effectively with colleague in a team environment and to collaborate with professionals across a variety of disciplines.
  • Participate in supervision of Health Psychology trainees and contribute to program development.

Education:

Minimum - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology or related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum - One (1) year of post-doc experience in the area of Health Psychology or Behavioral Medicine.
Preferred - One (1) year of clinical experience or two (2) years of post-doctoral experience in the area of Health Psychology or Behavioral Medicine, working in a medical setting.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - License or eligible for license as a Psychologist in Wisconsin and CPR/BLS.
Preferred - Eligible for listing in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Ability to provide post-doctoral graduate and undergraduate training, including formal lectures and seminars, to Psychology interns, medical students, and residents in areas related to Health Psychology.
  • Ability to effectively supervise the work of Psychology interns, medical students, and residents.
  • Ability to provide clinical service to a wide range of ages and to persons having any number of health-related issues, including chronic illness, traumatic injury, physical disability, mental illness, and end-of-life decision making.
  • Ability to identify emotional, behavioral and psychosocial needs and strengths and integrate into care plan.
  • Ability to contribute to program development and outcome evaluation efforts.
  • Ability to provide Health Psychology consultation for health care professionals, family members, and patients.

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 100% FTE position working Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

For immediate consideration please submit resume and good day and time to contact you.
 

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Pediatric Health Psychologist

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Elizabeth Tandrup

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