Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Position
Nemours Children's Health - Delaware (previously Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children) invites applicants for a full-time integrated primary care psychologist position. We have a 20-year history of providing integrated behavioral health services as part of interprofessional teams in our network of Nemours pediatric primary clinics throughout the state of Delaware and are excited to expand our team.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, providing culturally responsive care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment.
The primary carepsychologist in this position will join the pediatric primary care team at Nemours Children's Health, Jessup St. The team is comprised of physicians, medical residents, behavioral health providers, nurses, medical assistants, and care coordinators who provide team-based care to patients and their families. The Jessup St. practice, located in urban Wilmington, serves a predominantly Black/African-American, Medicaid-insured patient population. Nemours-Jessup St. is an active training clinic, with medical residents and psychology residents and fellows rotating throughout the year.
Teaching, training, and mentoring are core values in our division and these efforts are supported and encouraged across all positions. We are committed to expanding the pathway to a diverse workforce and our educational efforts are grounded in and guided by a lens of health equity, diversity, inclusion, and cultural humility.
This role includes many opportunities to participate in program development, leadership, advocacy, and community outreach. In addition, there will be opportunities for quality improvement and research initiatives. Our division collaborates with our research colleagues in the Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science (https://www.nemours.org/pediatric-research/area/health-care-delivery-science.html). Psychologists are members of the medical staff at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware and are supported with applying for an academic appointment through the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Ph.D/ Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology program
Pre-doctoral Internship from an APA-accredited site, and at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a child-focused setting.
Applicants must be licensed or license eligible in DE.
APPLICATION: Please send a letter of interest and CV to WLMBH-DMRecruitment@Nemours.org and please state "Integrated Primary Care" in the subject line. Applications currently are being reviewed and will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Questions can be directed to Meghan McAuliffe Lines, Ph.D., Clinical Director of Integrated Primary Care and School-Based Behavioral Health at Meghan.Lines@Nemours.org.
The mission of the Psychology division is to improve well-being through quality behavioral health care, education, training, and research in a collaborative, inclusive, and culturally responsive manner.
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics, primary care practices, and school-based health centers in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. Psychologists are members of the medical staff at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware and are supported with applying for an academic appointment through the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Nemours (Nemours.org) is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.