The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is recruiting a psychologist with expertise in the assessment and intervention of a wide range of presenting issues. The primary focus of the position will be clinical service delivery, including assessment and evidence based intervention of both internalizing and externalizing disorders in children and adolescents. Referrals will come from the community, as well as from CM clinics/services. Common referral problems include depression, anxiety, disruptive behavior, developmental disabilities, attention issues and learning challenges. Additional responsibilities will include teaching/supervision in the hospital’s APA-accredited psychology internship, psychology and developmental-behavioral pediatrics fellowships, pediatric residency program, and psychology practicums. The position carries an academic appointment at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, with rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have completed a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or a closely related field (e.g., child clinical psychology, school psychology,) completed an APA-accredited internship, a post-doctoral fellowship and be license-eligible as a psychologist in Missouri and Kansas. The successful candidate will have experience with formal psychological testing, diagnostic interviewing skills and behavioral/cognitive-behavioral intervention. Successful attainment of board certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology will be expected within 5 years of hire.
Candidates at all levels of experience will be considered. The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package. The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy offers a desirable and collegial work environment with an excellent quality of life. To apply, a letter of application detailing relevant experience and current curriculum vitae should be sent to: Lynne Covitz, Ph.D., ABPP, Chief, Section of Psychology Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 234-3584 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences (DBS) at Children’s Mercy currently includes 52 psychologists, 9 developmental pediatricians, 7 child/adolescent psychiatrists, and other allied professionals who support the care of children and families impacted by pediatric illness (chronic pain, cancer, GI, etc.) and/or mental and behavioral health issues (ADHD and disruptive behavior, internalizing disorders, PTSD, sleep problems, developmental disabilities etc.). Find out more at: www.childrensmercy.org/developmental
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About Children's Mercy Hospital
Children's Mercy Hospital is an independent, non-profit 354 bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country.Children's Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" and has received Magnet recognition three times for excellence in nursing services.