Company Name:

Yale New Haven Health

Location:

Greenwich, Connecticut

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology

Work Setting:

Hospital/Hospice (including VA Med Centers)

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

March 4, 2019

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Clinical Psychologist

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

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Summary:

The Center for Behavioral and Nutritional Health at Greenwich Hospital is seeking to employ a full-time clinical psychologist with a specialty in behavioral medicine or health psychology. The Center for Behavioral & Nutritional Health is a hospital-based, an offsite outpatient program offering psychological and nutritional services for the management of acute and chronic health conditions, including; chronic pain, neurological conditions, obesity, gastroenterological diseases, diabetes and other endocrine disorders, cardiovascular conditions, and psychological disorders. The behavioral medicine specialist will provide evidence-based and solution-focused treatments related to these and other issues, collaborating with healthcare providers to improve the health and quality of life of the individual.


Responsibilities:

  • Conducting diagnostic evaluations and treatment planning for newly referred patients
  • Provision of individual and psychotherapy
  • Collaboration with physicians and other multidisciplinary staff for direct patient care
  • Collection of outcome data related to clinical care
  • Engagement in community outreach
  • Participation in departmental meetings and activities
  • Participates in training, supervision, and consultation activities
  • Maintains charts on all clients in accordance with Quality Assurance policies and procedures


Education:

  • Doctoral Degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical or health psychology from an APA approved graduate program


Experience:

  • Individuals with experience maintaining behavioral medicine or health psychology role in a medical setting; with extensive experience in rehabilitation psychology and cognitive remediation; who embrace a biopsychosocial model of understanding and treating behavior, illness and the psychological effects of illness; and are committed to program development are encouraged to apply


Licensure:

  • All candidates must be license-eligible in the State of Connecticut


Special Skills:

  • Capability of working collaboratively with and around physicians and other healthcare providers
  • Flexibility with schedule and work-place settings
  • Demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary teamwork
  • Demonstrated cultural competency working with diverse cultures and communities


Complexity:

  • Must be able to interact positively with director, patients, staff, physicians, and all other hospital personnel, vendors, insurers
  • Required patience and good communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills, team builder, open to new ideas


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged sitting, working on computer, being on phone, some bending, stopping, reaching, stretching and minimum lifting


Work Environment:

  • Busy atmosphere, crowded space, and significant shifting of space needs as the department grows
  • Moderate stress attending to patient issues, schedules, and communications

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