Penn State Health PHD - Child Psychologist in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Day

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry is seeking an experienced child psychologist for an outpatient position. The primary focus of this position will be the clinical treatment of children and adolescents using individual and group-based evidence-based psychosocial interventions for a range of mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders.

The psychologist will be part of a diverse team of over a dozen child psychiatrists, psychologists and masters level therapists. Their position may include opportunities to develop and administer pediatric 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 and child psychiatry fellows as well as for clinical research and other academic endeavors.

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

For additional information, please contact:

Ashley Rice, Operations Director

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.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non bargained