Company Name:

Summa Health


Akron, Ohio

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:

Integrated Care

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

October 8, 2019

Trauma Psychologist- Akron, OH

Trauma Psychologist – Summa Health Traumatic Stress Center – Akron, Ohio

The Summa Health System is seeking an outstanding clinical/counseling psychologist with expertise and interest in assessment and treatment of trauma and its consequences to join the Summa Health Traumatic Stress Center (TSC). The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.

The TSC provides an exciting clinical and research atmosphere. It is a specialty clinic providing outpatient and intensive outpatient clinical services to a demographically diverse patient population with various types of trauma exposure. You will be joining a well-established Department of Psychiatry team of 40 clinicians that include psychiatrists, psychologists, advance practice nurses, licensed independent social workers and addiction medicine physicians.

Candidate Requirements

Doctorate degree (PhD or PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program

• License to practice in Ohio or willingness to obtain

• Eligible candidates will have expertise in assessment and treatment of trauma and its consequences

• Duties will include individual and/or group psychotherapy and providing clinical supervision of doctoral and postdoctoral psychology trainees

Opportunity Highlights

• Employed position with comprehensive benefit package

• Competitive compensation with salary guarantee

• Faculty appointment is available at the Northeast Ohio Medical University

• Monday-Friday schedule allowing for exceptional work/life balance • Independent program of research if desired - develop and secure external funding

• The TSC is a specialty clinic providing outpatient and intensive outpatient clinical services to a demographically diverse patient population with various types of trauma exposure.

• We emphasize empirically supported individual and group interventions (e.g., Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy), partner with other clinics/departments (e.g., Inpatient Psychiatry, Primary Care, Women’s Health), conduct research to advance the science of traumatic stress, and provide training/education to psychology doctoral students, psychology postdocs, medical students, and psychiatry residents, as well as to health care providers elsewhere in the hospital and in other area organizations.

• Epic System’s EMR

• To learn more about Mental & Behavioral Health Services at Summa Health, please visit

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside. As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Summa Health is a tobacco-free workplace and has a nicotine-free hiring policy.

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