Pediatric Psychologist

PCPA - Chicago, IL

Full-time

Primary Care Psychology Associates, LLC is a team of highly enthusiastic behavioral health providers integrated into multiple primary and specialty medical care clinics throughout the greater Chicago area. We are seeking to hire a highly qualified licensed clinical psychologist for a full-time position serving pediatric patient populations primarily in the northern suburbs of Chicago, with possibility for some time spent in the city of Chicago.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as the main liaison between Primary Care Psychology Associates and our medical partners at the clinic of placement. Initiate and participate in site-specific and practice-wide projects aimed at further integration of behavioral health and medicine. Provide same-day warm hand-off services to patients coming for primary/specialty care visits, including brief assessment, intervention and treatment planning. Consult the medical team regarding psychiatric/psychosocial concerns and health behavior change. Provide consultation or short-term (4-12 appointments), empirically-based psychological services to children and families referred by the physicians. Conduct psychological assessments, primarily to rule out ADHD. Limited long-term therapy opportunities are available based on clinical presentation and interest. Provide individual supervision and training to psychology interns participating in our APA-accredited psychology internship.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have outstanding general psychotherapy skills, prior experience providing time-limited psychological services, and a strong interest in advancing the integration between behavioral health and medicine. The ideal candidate will also possess strong leadership skills, be flexible, team-oriented and able to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. Strong interest in clinical training and prior experience in health settings is preferred.

Candidates MUST have an IL license and Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-accredited graduate program. Completion of an APA-accredited internship in clinical psychology is also required.

SALARY/BENEFITS: Compensation is competitive and based on experience & qualifications. Benefits include health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401K and an educational stipend. The option to work a 40-hour week condensed into four days is available. The behavioral health consultant will be provided with their own office space and administrative assistance. The Behavioral Health Consultant will collaborate on patient care with a diverse team of highly qualified medical and behavioral health providers and will have the opportunity to develop additional clinical expertise in health-related areas under the mentorship of a senior staff member.

Applications should include:

  • letter of interest
  • CV
  • De-identified psychological assessment report
  • Information for 3 references.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Job Type: Full-time

License:

  • IL Psychologist (Required)