Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 15, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title Position Number H59073 Working Title Interventionist Department Pediatrics Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range 20 per hour Campus Off-site Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The Healthy Lifestyles Center at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is seeking several interventionists as part of an NIH -funded behavioral weight loss intervention, “The Role of Parents in Adolescent Obesity Treatment”. This position is under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Bean (Principal Investigator). Primary duties include participation in training, intervention delivery according to the operations manual, completion of documentation related to intervention delivery, data collection and entry, attendance at weekly supervision, completion of feedback messages on participants’ food logs and other intervention tasks as required by the supervisor according to the study protocol.

Required Qualifications

This position is required to adhere to regulatory and ethics requirements set forth by the Institutional Review Board, and maintain current on CITI training. Candidates must hold a BS/BA and have their master’s degree (or be working towards a master’s degree) in a clinical / behavioral health field (psychology, social work, dietetics). Experience with behavioral counseling required.

Preferred Qualifications

Pediatric and weight management experience preferred

Job Open Date 11/15/2018 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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