Behavioral Med-Clin Psychology - Staff Psychologist 1 or 2
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 137906
DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Varies
TITLES SUPERVISED: Varies
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Assistant Professor or Staff Psychologist II with training and expertise in neuropsychology. Preferred candidates would also have experience conducting neuropsychology assessments of patients with traumatic brain injury. Participate in safe, effective and compassionate patient care, commensurate with their level of advancement and responsibility.
To provide safe and effective medical care to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center patients. To contribute toward the advancement of clinical patient care and outcomes by following care guideline and treatment protocols for infant; children and adolescent patients and to aid in their mental and physical growth and development. Proficiency in all department/division activities and initiatives. May elect to participate in the training and education of residents; fellows and other learners.
Patient Care Perform direct patient care of pediatric patients within the scope of the psychology license, education and experience. Consistently contributes toward the advancement of clinical patient care and improved outcomes. Interview and assess patients to determine presence of condition/disease and to establish preventive behavioral and mental health practices. Determine nature and extent of impairment, prescribe and administer appropriate behavioral or mental health interventions or assessments. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment and discontinuation of care. May formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. If a subspecialist, works to establish a local or regional referral base.
Clinical Excellence Participates in and/or leads ongoing educational activities for continued enhancement of clinical expertise.
Effective Communication Provide for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information when patients are admitted, referred, transferred or discharged. Provide data which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care.
Policy Compliance Maintains good standing in the department by compliance to licensure and credentialing criteria. Comply with policies and procedures protecting patient rights for informed consent and the handling of confidential information as defined by Cincinnati Children's mission and applicable laws and regulations. Follow Cincinnati Children's established code of ethical behavior in decisions and actions regarding marketing, admission, transfer, discharge and billing. Review timeliness, accuracy, availability and security of information.
Training and Education Participates in the training and education of medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, community Psychologists and/or staff, when possible. Attends clinical rounds, medical lectures, grand rounds, and other conferences, as assigned.
PhD, PsyD or equivalent degree with a two year fellowship in neuropsychology
Approval from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division
2 years related experience
Preferred: PhD, PsyD or equivalent degree with a two year fellowship in neuropsychology Unrestricted licensed psychologist in the state of Ohio Credentialing from CCHMC's Medical Staff Services Effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to relate to diverse educational, age and demographic backgrounds. Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to care for infant, children and adolescent patients. Knowledge of clinical specialty, growth and development, and family-centered care. Demonstrate skill in clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and neuropsychology testing.
Development Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Clinical Care Skills Demonstrate skill in clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and evidence based therapeutic interventions.
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