February 2, 2015

FT Psychologist opening at McLean Franciscan Child & Adolescent Inpatient, Boston MA

Full Time Child & Adolescent Psychologist Position, Boston, MA
McLean-Franciscan Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Program

McLean Hospital is seeking to fill a full-time staff psychologist position in its inpatient child & adolescent mental health program.  The program is a 20 year partnership which combines the clinical expertise and commitment to children and families at 2 premier institutions, McLean Hospital & Franciscan Hospital for Children.  The 32 bed inpatient program. Located at Franciscan Hospital for Children serves 600 children each year, ages 3-19, in severe psychiatric crisis. As part of an intensive inpatient multidisciplinary team, a psychologist will have the unique opportunity to oversee the therapeutic group curriculum and lead therapeutic groups, consult in individual and family sessions, and participate in treatment planning meetings.  In addition, the psychologist will oversee and provide supervision to clinical trainees, assist in the training of program staff,  and play an integral role in the program’s intervention research. The position will include a concurrent appointment as an Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-approved program, have completed an APA-approved internship, and have a strong background in child & adolescent practice.  Experience with CBT, DBT, and interest in trauma and working with youth in severe psychiatric crisis in both group and individual inpatient modalities is preferred. Candidates must be licensed in the state of MA by the time they begin the position.

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond.
Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. The Mclean Franciscan Program has been recognized by the Dept. of Mental Health Commissioner’s award, as a model program for providing strength based, trauma informed inpatient care.
Interested candidates, please contact Ralph J. Buonopane, PhD, Program Directorrbuonopane1@partners.org

Employment at McLean Hospital is contingent upon a successful CORI (Criminal Background Check), National Background Check and clearance from the Occupational Health Department.

EEO Statement
It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.

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