Psychologist, Pediatrics (PhD or PsyD) Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, emotional disturbance and behavior problems in children.
Geisinger is seeking full-time PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGISTS who are licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania and have experience working in primary care or medical settings.
Geisinger is committed to significant, system-wide expansion of integrated behavioral health in primary care and specialty medical settings and to its educational mission of developing the next generation of integrated clinical psychologists in our region.
At Geisinger, embedded PCBH (primary care behavioral health) and integrated specialty care psychologists are leaders within interdisciplinary care teams working to improve population health within fast-paced clinical settings. They provide evidence-based, patient-centered and consultative patient care and support maintenance of patients in their clinics and programs. Integrated psychologists fulfill the following services and roles:
- Provide evaluation and consultation appropriate to the primary care or specialty medical setting
- Develop and implement treatment plans and monitor care components
- Deliver brief, evidence-based behavioral health interventions
- Facilitate patient and family education on presenting concerns
- Consult with physicians and allied health providers to support decision making, build on medical interventions, and improve provider-patient relationships
- Offer supervision and training to psychology, social work, and medical residents, physicians, and other members of the care team
- Assist in design, development, and implementation of clinical programs
- Participate in program development/evaluation and quality improvement
Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
EducationDoctoral Degree- (Required)
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