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Job Title Psychologist, Pediatrics Location Forty Fort, PA Job Category PhD Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Pediatric Primary Care Behavioral Health Division Date posted 11/23/2022 Job ID R-41260

Job Summary

Psychologist, Pediatrics (PhD or PsyD) Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, emotional disturbance and behavior problems in children.

Job Duties

Geisinger is seeking licensed psychologists to work in primary care behavioral health (PCBH) settings.

We seek individuals with professional or internship/postdoctoral fellowship experience in PCBH, integrated primary care, and psychology/behavioral medicine populations. Join a team of enthusiastic behavioral health providers working collaboratively with primary care providers and other disciplines in a high-quality, innovative academic healthcare system.

Geisinger is committed to significant, system-wide expansion of integrated behavioral health in primary care.  We are seeking individuals who are open, flexible, and interested in training and continuing education opportunities to refine skills and support integrity of the model. 

At Geisinger, primary care behavioral health clinicians are leaders within interdisciplinary care teams working to improve population health within fast-paced clinical settings.  Psychologists provide evidence-based, patient-centered, and consultative patient care and support maintenance of patients in the primary care clinic.  Geisinger psychologists will serve the following roles:

·Provide a full range of diagnostic and evaluation services appropriate to the primary care setting

·Develop, implement, and document treatment plans and monitor care components

·Deliver brief, evidenced-based behavioral health interventions in primary care

·Facilitate patient and family education on presenting concerns

·Consult with primary care providers to support decision making, build on PCP interventions, and improve PCP-patient relationships

·Offer supervision and training to psychology residents, medical residents, primary care physicians, nurses, and other team members

·Assist in design, development, and implementation of clinical programs

·Participate in program evaluation and data-driving quality improvement projects

Education

Doctoral Degree- (Required)

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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