Clinical Child Psychologist

Baystate Health - Springfield, MA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $75,000 - $100,000 a year
EducationBenefits
Full / Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
About Baystate Health
Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than 800,000 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about 12,000 employees, a 1,200-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.3 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a children’s hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a 205,000-member health insurance company.
Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Child Psychologist (Springfield, MA)

What You Will Do:
This generalist position in the Child Behavioral Health department will emphasize outpatient psychotherapeutic treatment. Most of the children served in outpatient Child Behavioral Health have comorbid medical complexities. There is also potential for inpatient consultation and liaison services for medically hospitalized children and adolescents. This position allows you the unique opportunity to collaborate with pediatric specialists and primary care pediatricians, as well as medication provider colleagues within our clinic. The outpatient clinical work will include opportunities to collaborate with the Adolescent Medicine Eating Disorders Clinic among other specialty areas. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input both within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required and Spanish language proficiency is preferred.

In addition, this position offers the opportunity for a voluntary academic appointment with UMass Medical School-Baystate. Our department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians.

Additional responsibilities will include:
Possess doctoral level knowledge of developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.
Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients.
Participate in teaching opportunities, including supervision of graduate practicum students, as well as teaching medical students and/or psychiatry residents.
Provide a safe environment.
Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.

What You Will Need:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Licensure in MA or license eligible in MA

What You Need To Know:
Full-time / 40 hours

Location: Springfield, MA

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.