Swedish Health is seeking a full-time Clinical Pain Psychologist to join Swedish Pain Services (SPS) at its First Hill campus in beautiful downtown Seattle. SPS is one of the largest pain centers in the Pacific Northwest, treating more than 1,000 patients a month and utilizing the latest research and techniques for patient-centered care. Join a strong, interdisciplinary team that provides direct clinical services in its out-patient- based interdisciplinary functional restoration program. The program is part of the comprehensive pain center that includes interventional pain, addiction medicine and medical management. The functional restoration clinic and structured programs include behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy, relaxation training and medical management.
Provide psychological assessments and treatment for patients with chronic, non-cancer pain and help manage team conferences, program planning and patient evaluations
Behavioral health interventions include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and health Psychology counseling
Provide individual and group-based relaxation training (i.e. diaphragmatic breathing, autogenic training, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation and passive muscle relaxation) based on principles of psychophysiology
Serve as a resource for staff in meeting the needs of the pain population
Must hold a doctoral degree from an American Psychological Association accredited institution
Licensed or license-eligible in Washington required
Experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic pain required
Post-doctoral fellowship in pain psychology, rehabilitation psychology or health psychology is preferred
2+ years' experience required
Where You'll Work
Swedish Medical Group is an integrated team of more than 1,300 physicians and advanced practice clinicians serving the greater Seattle area. As part of Swedish Health System, medical group providers benefit from centralized system support and a shared EMR (Epic). With easy access to seven Swedish Medical Center campuses, providers are able to serve northwest Washington residents with superior integrated, coordinated care.
Where You'll Live
Seattle is the Pacific Northwest's largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the world's biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.
Who You'll Work For
Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
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