March 31, 2015

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Psychologist Assessment

Position Announcement − Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the nation's top pediatric hospitals, ranked 4th in the country by Parents magazine and in all 10 specialties by U.S News & World Report. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Center contains a dynamic and collaborative staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, and Master’s Level Therapists. These staff members work with a range of presenting problems including adjustment to health conditions, child maltreatment, neurodevelopment disorders, and general child and adolescent psychology/psychiatry. The Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Center currently has a full time opening for a Psychologist at our main hospital clinic location.

Clinical Psychologist-Assessment: Performs clinical intakes, objective assessment services, and ongoing therapy services for children up to 18 years of age in a general clinical outpatient psychiatry setting. Assessment services range from behavioral and emotional screenings to full psychological evaluations using a wide range of current measures. Referrals originate from primary care and subspecialty physicians in addition to the community. Approximately 30% of the clinician’s time may be committed towards individual or family therapy services, with approximately 70% devoted to assessment services. This position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and program development as we expand our services throughout Wisconsin.

Although this is primarily a clinical position, opportunities for research and teaching exist at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin through association with the Medical College of Wisconsin. The minimum requirements for the position include a Ph.D. or Psy.D in psychology, APA accredited internship in clinical child psychology or pediatric health psychology, and Post-Doctoral fellowship with specialization training in clinical child psychology or psychological assessment. Wisconsin license (or eligibility) is required. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Fischer, Ph.D at (414) 266-6149 or email at Interested applicants should forward CV and 3 letters of reference to: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (attention Elizabeth Fischer, Ph.D), PO Box 1997, B510, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1997.


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