CLINICAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE at PHOENIX CHILDRENS HOSPITAL Job Description: The Clinical Psychology Section at Barrow Neurological Institute, one of Phoenix Children's Hospital's six Centers of Excellence, is going through a rapid growth period. We are seeking a number of full-time psychologists to join the Section. Positions are available in the psychiatric inpatient units, outpatient service, and community-based clinics. These exciting positions include the evaluation and treatment of child patients with psychological difficulties, as well as those with comorbid complex and chronic medical conditions. We serve pediatric patients across all levels of care and psychologists are essential in assuring their mental health. Implementation of evidence-based practice in individual, family, and group therapies is very desirable.
The hospital is currently planning an expansion of mental health services, with the aim of implementing population management principles. The expansion creates a tremendous need for psychological intervention in managing the mental healthcare needs of these children and their families.
PCH seeks to enhance the diversity of its staff to compliment the cultural and ethnic richness of our patients and their families. Bilingual competency in Spanish is very desirable.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include doctoral training and internship at an APA-accredited program, with post-doctoral training in a medical setting preferred. Graduate and internship training with an emphasis on assessment and treatment of children and families is essential. At least three years of demonstrated, post-doctoral experience with a broad range of child psychopathology, and proficiency with crisis assessment, family therapy, and brief therapeutic intervention with children and teens with psychological and/or medical conditions is preferred. Licensure by the State of Arizona prior to the employment start date is required. The successful candidate must be board certified or eligible, with board certification obtained within 6 years of initial employment with PCH
Phoenix Children's Hospital recently celebrated 30 Years of Growth! Phoenix Children's Hospital has provided hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and families since 1983. PCH is the winner of several awards in 2013/2014, including U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals List. We are a primary training affiliate of the University of Arizona, College of Medicine - Phoenix.
Living in Phoenix: The Valley of the Sun boasts 300 sunny days a year, plus award-winning restaurants, great shopping venues, professional sports franchises, tournament-level golf courses, and acclaimed urban mountain parks. The Phoenix housing market is ideal for new buyers, and great vacation destinations such as Sedona, San Diego and Las Vegas are just hours away.
We offer a competitive salary and it includes an excellent benefit package. Please send cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Operations Director, Barrow Neurological Institute @ Phoenix Children's Hospital
1919 E Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Email (preferred): jremitera@phoenixchildrens.