Division Chief of Pediatric Psychology
Phoenix Children’s is seeking a full-time Division Chief to lead the Division of Pediatric Psychology within Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s, one of six Centers of Excellence. The focus of the division is improving the healthcare and quality of life for children and adolescents with complex emotional, behavioral and medical needs.
The strategic focus of the Division Chief will play a crucial role in enabling the Division of Pediatric Psychology to improve social and emotional outcomes for pediatric patients. The Division Chief will provide overall direction for the clinical, training, educationand research activities of the division. The Division Chief will collaborate on endeavors across divisions and disciplines, working closely with our partners in behavioral medicine services, and other clinical divisions within Barrow at Phoenix Children’s.
The Division of Pediatric Psychology at Phoenix Children’s currently employs 11 psychologists and continues to grow rapidly. We maintain an APA-accredited internship, APPIC-accredited postdoctoral fellowship, pre-doctoral internship and numerous practicum-training opportunities. We currently cover four satellite clinics and the main hospital campus, supporting a host of multidisciplinary clinics and specialty services. Members of the division participate in all aspects of our training programs, and many are involved in research programs and community education and outreach.
The ideal candidate will have . . .
- A doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical, health, or counseling psychology or a related discipline, including an APA-accredited internship
- Significant administrative and leadership experience in a pediatric hospital or comparable setting
- No less than five years of post-licensure professional practice
- Be licensed or eligible for psychology licensure in the State of Arizona
- A leadership style promoting a supportive and inclusive environment is key
- Bilingual competency in English and Spanish is desirable
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is committed to enhancing the diversity of our staff to complement the cultural and ethnic richness of our patients and their families.
About the Division of Pediatric Psychology
The Division of Pediatric Psychology is a member of Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s working with the other divisions of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuropsychology, Psychiatry, Developmental Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Our mission is to heal and improve the healthcare and quality of life for children and adolescents with complex emotional, behavioral and medical needs. Our psychologists provide both inpatient and outpatient services and specialize in assessment and treatment of patients with acute and chronic medical illnesses, injuries and complex medical needs. We have an Inpatient Consultation Liaison Program. Our providers participate in medical outpatient clinics including Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Hematology/Oncology, and others, as well as across countless multidisciplinary clinics working alongside our physicians to provide comprehensive, evidence-based care. We also provide a number of mental health specialty services involving assessment and targeted treatments; services include the ADHD and Learning Disabilities Assessment Program, the LGBTQIA Youth and Families Program and the Pain Service.
Candidates interested in applying for this position should send their cover letter and CV to:
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- Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals
- Arizona’s only licensed children’s hospital, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest
- One of the largest children’s hospitals in the country
- More than 75 pediatric specialties
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