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Pediatric Psychologist Job in Akron, Ohio US

Pediatric Psychologist


Posted: 9/11/2020 - Expires: 12/10/2020

Job ID: 220098019

Job Description

The Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology are seeking a full-time clinical psychologist specializing in eating disorder diagnosis and treatment. The successful candidate will function as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team who deliver evidence-based diagnostic and treatment services to the children and families served by the Eating Disorders program in the Division of Adolescent Medicine.Our comprehensive treatment team includes: two board certified adolescent medicine physicians; a clinical psychologists; 2 certified dietitians; and a RN case manager.

This position offers opportunities for: collaboration with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals; supervision, teaching and training of graduate students and postdoctoral psychology fellows; teaching pediatric residents; and training child psychiatry fellows.Research and innovation opportunities are available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and local universities.

Requirements:Ph. D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology including completion of an internship in an APA-accredited psychology program.Applicants who have completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology and with hospital-based work experience are preferred.Experience in evaluation and treatment of adolescent eating disordered populations, treated by an eating disorders program strongly preferred, with special emphasis on individual, family, and group treatment.Must be license-eligible in the State of Ohio.

Ranked a Best Children's Hospital by US News & World Report, Akron Children's is the largest pediatric provider in northeast Ohio. With two pediatric hospitals, as well as 27+ primary care and nearly 90 pediatric specialty locations, our dedicated staff handles more than 900,000 patient visits a year. We also serve as a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University, and offer a number of pediatric subspecialty fellowship programs.

Akron Children's Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland.From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area and Northeast Ohio has something for everyone.The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources.This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment.Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at  or call 330-543-3015.

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