Psychologist-Behavioral Medicine, Child - 131

Location
West Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry and the WVU School of Medicine seek a Child Clinical Psychologist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will practice in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of Child Clinical Psychology. The successful candidate will have a background in assessment and treatment of a wide range of interrelated biological, psychological and social problems experienced by children and adolescents. The position will include clinical, teaching/supervision, and research responsibilities. Regarding clinical duties, the candidate will have the opportunity to provide service delivery to infants, toddlers, children and adolescents displaying a variety of psychological, behavioral, developmental, academic, family, peer and health-related difficulties primarily in an outpatient setting. Additional opportunities to develop specialty clinics may exist, depending on interest and expertise.

In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. The candidate will be involved in our well-known, training-focused APA-accredited clinical psychology internship in our Behavioral Medicine Track, and our Child Psychiatry Fellowship. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates engage in research.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited graduate program with an APA/CPA-approved internship and be immediately eligible for licensure in West Virginia. Candidates who are not board certified / board eligible who possess extraordinary ability and demonstrated track-record may be considered at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, Board Certification (ABPP) as well as a demonstrated track record of leadership, clinical and teaching excellence and scholarly activity are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

WVU Medicine Children’s is a regional referral center for pediatric subspecialties and provides faculty direct access to highly advanced technology and comprehensive ancillary pediatric services. The new 150 bed Children’s Hospital and Women’s Pavilion will have a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, epilepsy monitoring units, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff. The hospital will include 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 31 PICU beds, Heart Institute, and a dedicated cancer center. WVU is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. The Women’s Pavilion will house a 30-bed obstetrical unit and maternal-fetal medicine clinic.

Within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, there is a strong collaborative focus on clinical service, teaching, and scholarship among psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. The Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry is dedicated to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in fostering a multicultural pluralistic environment. We are committed to promoting diversity of race, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, and veteran status at all levels within our Department. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment. For more information on our diversity initiatives at WVU, visit https://diversity.wvu.edu/home .

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of fourteen member hospitals and seven hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/bmed/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers / .

For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at pamela.furbee@wvumedicine.org .

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

Notes To Applicants

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