Trauma Psychologist – Summa Health Traumatic Stress Center – Akron, Ohio
Summa Health is seeking a clinical/counseling psychologist with expertise and interest in assessment and treatment of trauma and its consequences to join the growing Summa Health Traumatic Stress Center (TSC). Part of Summa’s Behavioral Health Institute, the TSC provides an exciting clinical and research atmosphere. It is a specialty clinic providing outpatient clinical services to a demographically diverse patient population with various types of trauma exposure. We emphasize empirically supported individual and group interventions (e.g., Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy), conduct research to advance the science of traumatic stress, train the current and future workforce on trauma informed best practices, and partner with other hospital clinics/departments (e.g., Inpatient Psychiatry, Primary Care, Women’s Health) and community organizations. A new state-of-the-art behavioral health facility in the heart of Summa’s Akron campus will open in January 2023 and house the TSC and all other behavioral health services, providing the TSC with additional opportunities for enhanced integration and collaboration with not only the entire Behavioral Health Institute but also the entire hospital system.
The selected candidates will be joining a well-established Behavioral Health Institute team of over 40 psychologists, psychiatrists, addiction medicine physicians, advanced practice nurses, social workers, and professional counselors and will become members of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ health care providers employed by Summa Health.
Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefits package and incentives such as sign on bonus and relocation
Faculty appointment is available at the Northeast Ohio Medical University
Monday-Friday schedule allowing for exceptional work/life balance
Opportunities to conduct or collaborate on scientific research
The TSC is a specialty clinic providing outpatient clinical services to a demographically diverse patient population with various types of trauma exposure
New state-of-the-art Behavioral Health facility on Akron Campus, scheduled to open January 2023
The Summa Health System Behavioral Health Institute is seeking an outstanding clinical/counseling psychologist to join our well-established Department of Psychiatry team of 40 clinicians. Our current open position is split half time providing Consultation Liaison Services in the Summa Health System Surgical Services’ Level I Trauma Department and half time working in our Center for Traumatic Stress specialty outpatient clinic. Each position is described in greater detail below. The selected candidate will become a member of the Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 300 physicians employed by the Summa Health System.