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Opportunity for a Pediatric Psychologist for UVA Speciality Care Winchester

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Pediatric Psychologist role provides career tracks for PhD level licensed psychologists who deliver a variety of comprehensive psychological services to pediatric patient referrals from within our UVA Specialty Care Winchester. Services may include complex diagnostic testing and evaluation, treatment planning and intervention, applied behavior analysis, individual, group and family therapy, research, and staff training. The PhD level Psychologist could supervise subordinate psychologists, associates, therapists, and counselors and develop treatment policy for the assigned program area. Exercises independent judgment regarding individual client care.

  • Work requires knowledge of a variety of psychological interventions such as psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, group therapy and program development and monitoring working with pediatric patients and their families.
  • Work requires knowledge of a variety of psychological pediatric assessments used for diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment evaluation.
  • Possess skills in administering and interpreting pediatric cognitive, neuropsychological, achievement, adaptive behavior, vocational and personality tests to a wide variety of individuals with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
  • The Pediatric Psychologist may require court testimony as expert witnesses.
  • May oversee pediatric development, implementation and evaluation of developmental disabilities and mental health services.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • PhD Degree.

Experience:

  • One year experience working with Pediatric population.

Licensure:

  • Clinical Psychologist, PhD level.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Opportunity for a Pediatric Psychologist for UVA Speciality Care Winchester, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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