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OUTPATIENT PSYCHOLOGIST

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
8 days ago

Description

OUTPATIENT PSYCHOLOGIST

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking an experienced psychologist for an outpatient position. The primary focus of this position will be the clinical treatment of neurodiverse individuals including those with autism and/or intellectual disability. Appropriate candidates must possess experience with individual and group-based evidence-based psychosocial interventions for a range of mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders. Expertise in working with neurodiverse individuals recovering from trauma would be particularly valued.  Additionally, experience with evaluating neurodiversity needs including diagnostic and adaptive behavior/skills assessment is highly desired. The level of faculty appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience and training.

The psychologist will be part of a diverse team within the Division of Autism Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.  This team includes a psychiatrist, advanced practice providers, psychologists, behavior analysts, speech and language therapists and master’s level therapists. This position may include opportunities to develop and administer behavioral health treatments in integrated medical settings as well as in a psychiatric clinic. There are also ample opportunities for teaching of medical students, psychology interns, general psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows as well as for clinical research and other academic endeavors.  Current research and academic endeavors within the division include large state-funded public health initiatives aimed at reducing victimization of neurodiverse individuals and improving resilience for human service providers and supported individuals.

What We're Offering:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Work with highly qualified, friendly colleagues in a supportive health network
  • Attractive area to live, work and play
  • Interaction with dynamic clinicians in a collaborative environment

 What We’re Seeking:

  • PhD or PsyD from an APA-approved clinical psychology program and
  • Pre-doctoral internship from an APA approved site and
  • One year of postdoctoral experience in a medical setting

What the Area Offers:

  • Welcoming family-oriented lifestyle with a multitude of outdoor activities year-round
  • Strong sense of community
  • Affordable cost of living, both suburban and urban
  • Excellent schools

Interested individuals should forward CV to:

Erica Geist

Physician Recruiter, Penn State Health

egeist@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 58138007
  • Location:
    Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: OUTPATIENT PSYCHOLOGIST
  • Company Name: Penn State Health
  • Job Function: Psychologist
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,500 people system wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at 127 medical office sites. Additionally, the system jointly operates variou...

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