The Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMC) invites applications for a full-time psychologist position to provide clinical services, supervision of trainees, research, and program development for the hospital’s Suicide Prevention and Resilience at Children’s (SPARC) Program, and intensive outpatient program for suicidal youth.
As a member of the SPARC team, the psychologist will evaluate and provide intervention services to patients who receive their care in this program at CMC. The psychologist plays an integral role as a team member, providing diagnostic evaluation, individual, family, and group therapy, and working with a multidisciplinary team of child psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors, nurses, art and recreational therapists. An important responsibility of the position will be collaboration with the team on program development, including clinical research. Supervision of psychologists in training at the predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship levels is also a part of the position.
The position is eligible for a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Applicants should be Ph.D. or Psy.D. graduates of an APA-accredited program and internship in psychology and have passed the EPPP at a level that qualifies for license in Texas. They must be provisionally or fully licensed in Texas by the start date. Candidates must have extensive previous training and experience in pediatric eating disorders. Evidence of research skills and productivity will be an advantage. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Minority and/or bilingual applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to:
Sunita M. Stewart, Ph.D., Chief Psychologist, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Health is private, not-for-profit, and is one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the nation. As the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Children’s is the only academic hospital in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children from birth to age 18. BothU.S.News & World Report andChild magazine have named Children's as one of the nation's top pediatric providers.
and doctors who treat who give the nurses lots of autonomy and respect. I also love the patients and families we have. They are very involved in their child’s care and appreciative of what we do for them.
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