Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
(on-site)
Spotlight Preferred
22 days ago

Description

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Developmental Medicine is seeking a PHD level Psychologist, licensed in PA and experienced with psychoeducational testing and evaluation of children and adolescents. 

Join our Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine – as a Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist or Clinical Psychologist now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research.  Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

•    We are a division of 1 full time developmental physicians, 2 part-time developmental pediatricians and 1 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.   
•    The division staff includes excellent administrative and scheduling support. 
•    Assessment and treatment personnel include a speech therapist with interest in speech apraxia as well as use of the Hanen method, and education specialist who works with both schools and parents to translate the team’s recommendations into the classroom, and LPN coordinator who obtains prior authorizations and works with families to answer questions and discuss concerns and a part-time social worker to assist with obtaining medical assistance and finding needed home services.  
•    We provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluations for children with suspected autism, ADHD, learning disorders and variety of developmental impairments.
•    Special interests of the division include psychopharmacology for treatment of aggression, use of medical marijuana in the setting of autism, and developing a collaboration with the Autism Division in Psychiatry.

What we’re seeking:
 
•    We are seeking someone who has completed a doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). In addition, they should have 5 or more years of experience with a variety of testing instruments to evaluate cognition and achievement for ages 2 through 18.
•    Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE 
•    Experience with the full range of developmental disorders, particularly evaluation, diagnosis and management of autism, attention deficit disorder. Areas of specialization in other aspects of development including aspects of behavior management, sleep management, therapy using a variety of techniques for anxiety management would be welcomed, but not required.
•    Interest and experience in teaching medical students, pediatric residents and other learners in the clinical setting.
•    An interest in research is not required 

Opportunity highlights:
•    Competitive salary and benefits 
•    Sign on bonus and Relocation assistance, 
•    CME time and funds,
•    LTD and Life insurance, and so much more!
•    Penn State University tuition discount for employees and dependents
  
Area highlights:
Our freestanding Children’s is located near Harrisburg (Our state capital) and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools.  Hershey, PA, our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture.  Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and offers an abundant range of outdoor activities, arts, and diverse experiences.  We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC.  We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization. 

About Penn State Health:
 
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 18,000 people systemwide.
The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center in Lancaster, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, an 89-bed psychiatric hospital in Harrisburg, Pa., and 2,450+ physicians and direct care providers at 225 outpatient practices. Additionally, the system jointly operates various healthcare providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center and Hershey Endoscopy Center.
In 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $150 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



Requirements

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Developmental Medicine is seeking a PHD level Psychologist, licensed in PA and experienced with psychoeducational testing and evaluation of children and adolescents.

Join our Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine – as a Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist or Clinical Psychologist now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research.  Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

  • We are a division of 1 full time developmental physicians, 2 part-time developmental pediatricians and 1 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  
  • The division staff includes excellent administrative and scheduling support.
  • Assessment and treatment personnel include a speech therapist with interest in speech apraxia as well as use of the Hanen method, and education specialist who works with both schools and parents to translate the team’s recommendations into the classroom, and LPN coordinator who obtains prior authorizations and works with families to answer questions and discuss concerns and a part-time social worker to assist with obtaining medical assistance and finding needed home services.  
  • We provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluations for children with suspected autism, ADHD, learning disorders and variety of developmental impairments.
  • Special interests of the division include psychopharmacology for treatment of aggression, use of medical marijuana in the setting of autism, and developing a collaboration with the Autism Division in Psychiatry.
     

What we’re seeking:

  • We are seeking someone who has completed a doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). In addition, they should have 5 or more years of experience with a variety of testing instruments to evaluate cognition and achievement for ages 2 through 18.
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE
  • Experience with the full range of developmental disorders, particularly evaluation, diagnosis and management of autism, attention deficit disorder. Areas of specialization in other aspects of development including aspects of behavior management, sleep management, therapy using a variety of techniques for anxiety management would be welcomed, but not required.
  • Interest and experience in teaching medical students, pediatric residents and other learners in the clinical setting.
  • An interest in research is not required

 

Opportunity highlights:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Sign on bonus and Relocation assistance,
  • CME time and funds,
  • LTD and Life insurance, and so much more!
  • Penn State University tuition discount for employees and dependents 


Area highlights:

Our freestanding Children’s is located near Harrisburg (Our state capital) and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools.  Hershey, PA, our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture.  Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and offers an abundant range of outdoor activities, arts, and diverse experiences.  We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC.  We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization. 

About Penn State Health:


Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 18,000 people systemwide.


The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterPenn State Health Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center in Lancaster, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, an 89-bed psychiatric hospital in Harrisburg, Pa., and 2,450+ physicians and direct care providers at 225 outpatient practices. Additionally, the system jointly operates various healthcare providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center and Hershey Endoscopy Center.

In 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region.

Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $150 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities. 

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Job ID: 72558597
Hershey , Pennsylvania ,

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,500 people system wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at 127 medical office sites. Additionally, the system jointly operates variou...

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