Director of Psychology Services - Nemours Autism Center
Nemours Childrenâ€™s Health System
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February 26, 2018
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
We are seeking applicants for a Director of Psychology Services â“ Nemours Autism Center. We are excited to announce the development of a new comprehensive Autism Center at the Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children. The Autism Center will provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children up to age 18 years. Clinical services will be interdisciplinary and collaborative with joint medical and psychology leadership. Growth will be staged over the next 3-5 years.
We are seeking a mid or senior career Psychologist with strong background in program development and ASD populations. The Director of Psychology Services will collaborate with the Medical Director in the development and implementation of integrated evaluation and treatment programs and will oversee other behavioral health providers in the center. We are particularly interested in individuals with focus and expertise in Autism treatment programs. As the Director will partner with Behavioral Health Training Directors in providing psychology training in ASD populations at the extern, intern, and fellowship level, prior leadership in psychology training programs is required. In addition, the Director will support the development of a sustainable, clinically oriented ASD research program and thus, a strong clinical research background evidenced by peer publications and external funding is desired.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-approved clinical psychology program, a pre-doctoral Internship from an APA-approved site, and at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a medical setting. Training and experience with ASD populations including work with multidisciplinary healthcare teams is required. Applicants for the Director position should be a minimum of seven years post-licensure, with evidence of prior leadership experience in an academic medical setting.