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
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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 Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology are seeking a full-time clinical psychologist specializing in eating disorder diagnosis and treatment. The successful candidate will function as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team who delivers evidence-based diagnostic and treatment services to the children and families served by the Eating Disorders program in the Division of Adolescent Medicine. Our comprehensive treatment team includes: 3 board certified adolescent medicine physicians 2 clinical psychologists 2 mental health therapists 2 certified dietitians 2 RN case managers and an office coordinator.
This position offers opportunities for: collaboration with physicians, dietitians, nurses and other health care professionals supervision, teaching and training of graduate students and postdoctoral psychology fellows teaching pediatric residents and training child psychiatry fellows. Further, this position provides care at the following levels of care: inpatient, outpatient, and intensive outpatient. Possible research and innovation opportunities are available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and local universities.
Requirements:Ph. D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology including completion of an internship in an APA-accredited psychology program. Applicants who have completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology and with hospital-based, interdisciplinary work experience are preferred. Experience in evaluation and treatment of adolescent eating disorders with special emphasis on individual, family, and group treatment are strongly preferred. Individuals with strong clinical backgrounds in other mental health diagnoses will also be considered. Must be license-eligible in the State of Ohio.
Ranked a Best Children's Hospital by US News & World Report, Akron Children's is the largest pediatric provider in northeast Ohio. With two pediatric hospitals campuses, regional health centers and 50+ primary and specialty locations, our dedicated staff handles more than 1.1 million patient encounters per year. We also serve as a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University, and offer a number of pediatric and pediatric subspecialty training programs.
Akron Children's Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland. From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area and Northeast Ohio has something for everyone. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources. This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!
Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 330-543-3015.
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