Location: Akron, Ohio
About Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
The Division of Neurobehavioral Health in the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center is recruiting for a full-time pediatric/child clinical psychologist to join our team. The NeuroDevelopmental Science Center combines the disciplines of Neurobehavioral Health (central nervous system specialized psychologists and neuropsychologists), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics to form the only center of its kind in the state of Ohio. The Center's vision is to provide exceptional care and value that enriches the quality of life for young people and families affected by neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders. The primary role of the psychologist will be conducting autism evaluations and working with the team on developing care pathways and implementing evidence-based interventions for those with autism and developmental disabilities. The interdisciplinary team currently consists of psychology, psychometry, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, and rehabilitation services and evaluates a wide age range of patients, from toddlers to older adolescents.
There are excellent clinical, quality improvement, teaching, and research opportunities, including collaboration with pediatric neuropsychologists and psychologists, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals as members of the multidisciplinary team. Academic appointment appropriate to rank is provided through Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), and all licensed psychologists are members of the Medical Staff at Akron Children's Hospital and serve on hospital committees. Supervision, teaching, and training of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in neuropsychology (APPCN) and psychology (APPIC), pediatric medical residents, developmental behavioral pediatrics fellows, and child psychiatry fellows are integral components of position responsibilities. Protected time for research and education/training, depending on the applicant's area(s) of interest, is available. The candidate must be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Ohio.
About Akron Children's Hospital
Ranked a Best Children's Hospital by US News & World Report, Akron Children's is the largest pediatric provider in northeast Ohio. This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:
* Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
* 1,000+ providers who managed over 1.2 million visits in 2021
* A network of 50+ primary and specialty care locations
* Robust research and innovation endeavors
Requirements: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in child clinical psychology/pediatric psychology including completion of an internship in an APA/CPA-accredited child psychology/pediatric psychology program, eligibility for licensure in Ohio, and completion of a formal one-year Pediatric Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship (APPIC-accredited preferred). Experience with administering and interpreting autism assessment measures, such as the ADOS-2, is preferred. Akron Children's is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Competitive stipend and benefits package are provided.
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