Nemours Children's Health, Delaware, seeks an accomplished psychologist to become the new Division Chief of Psychology. This Chief will lead a diverse, collaborative team of approximately 40 Psychologists, Neuropsychologists, and a growing team of Behavioral Health therapists. The Division Chief also has oversight of a long-standing APA-accredited predoctoral internship training program as well as the postdoctoral fellowship and externship programs. The leader of Psychology collaborates with the larger Behavioral Health (BH) team, including Psychology and Neuropsychology, The Swank Autism Center, Developmental Medicine, and Psychiatry. Additional productive collaborations include medical research colleagues in the Nemours Center for Health Care Delivery Science. A faculty appointment, consistent with the level of academic achievement, will be provided at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. The Chief reports to the Chair of Pediatrics.
The Division Chief of Psychology will be instrumental in leading and expanding the current program across all missions. They will be responsible for driving the strategic direction of the division, building on a strong foundation and history. They will enhance current research and academic productivity and grow the program through the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty. This leader should have a robust track record of both clinical and academic success as well as proven leadership skills to collaborate and build a successful interdisciplinary patient-centered program. An established track record of change leadership and program development is expected.
Optimization of clinical services
Fiscal stewardship and operational management
Recruitment and retention of well-trained, qualified, and diverse professionals
Enhancing scholarly activity, research, and attainment of external funding.
Support of clinical training and education for interns, residents, and fellows
Demonstrated commitment to developing and implementing culturally relevant evidence-based care models and outcomes to ensure delivery of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare using quality measures and performance improvement.
Evidence of scholarly activity, including publications or peer-reviewed research funding.
Active involvement with national or regional professional societies.
Experience in working with underserved populations, including those with economic, health, cultural, and educational disparities.
Demonstration of a strong commitment to medical education.
Experience in mentorship and career development of trainees and junior faculty members
Five years of progressive leadership experience required.
Interested candidates should forward their formal CV to:
Nemours Children's Health is an internationally recognized children's health system. With more than 1.7 million patient encounters annually, Nemours provides medical care in five states through two freestanding state-of-the-art children's hospitals -- Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware and Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida. Nemours' pediatric network includes 80 primary-urgent-and specialty care practices and more than 40 hospitalists serving 19 affiliated hospitals. Nemours generates annual revenues of more than $1.7 billion derived from patient services, contributions from the Alfred I. duPont Trust, as well as other income. Nemours is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms.
As the birthplace of the Nemours healthcare system, Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet(r) Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours Children's Health Primary Care allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about and committed to leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment.
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.