Nemours Children's Hospital is seeking a full-time pediatric psychologist to join our expanding Clinical Child and Community Psychology team located in the Delaware Valley area. There are opportunities to join our Youth Mood and Anxiety Program addressing the full spectrum of mood and anxiety concerns and also includes opportunities for working with youth with eating disorders, OCD and repetitive behavior disorders, and our DBT program. We also have opportunities to join our early childhood program to expand our capacity for trauma-informed screening, consultation, and treatment for young children. Strong interest and experience in providing behavioral interventions for a variety concerns (disruptive behaviors, toileting concerns, feeding) is preferred. Spanish speaking candidates are encouraged to apply.
We are seeking candidates with demonstrable training and experience in evidence-based family and individual interventions addressing the above. Our ideal candidate prioritizes diversity and cultural humility that drives their passion in working with youth and their families. We are looking for candidates with experience in evidence-based models (e.g. Parent Child Interaction Therapy, exposure-based interventions, DBT, Trauma- Focused CBT), and other family support interventions, and who also have a deep understanding of systemic barriers that impact minoritized families in receiving these services.
* Ph.D/ Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology program
* Pre-doctoral Internship from an APA-accredited site, and at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a child/adolescent focused setting.
* Applicants must be licensed in DE.
* 3-5 years' experience working with children and/or adolescents.
To Apply: Send letter of interest and CV to WLMBH-DMRecruitment@Nemours.org and state Child and Family Position in the subject line. Applications currently will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Questions can be directed to Chrissy Cammarata, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Clinical Child & Community Psychology at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about and committed to leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment.
Additionally, these positions will have opportunities to serve as preceptors for externs and our Psychology residents and fellows who rotate through these services. Teaching, training, and mentoring are core values in our division and these efforts are supported and encouraged. We are committed to expanding the pathway of a diverse workforce and as such, are intentional in our hiring and retention practices. We practice continuous learning through awareness-enhancing and bias reduction educational opportunities that guide our overarching lens of health equity.
There will also be opportunities for quality improvement and research initiatives. Our division collaborates with our research colleagues in the Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science (https://www.nemours.org/pediatric-research/area/health-care-delivery-science.html). We also offer numerous opportunities to participate in program development, leadership, advocacy, and community outreach. Experience working with Spanish speaking families is desired.
The mission of our Psychology division is to improve well-being through quality behavioral health care, education, training, and research in a collaborative, inclusive, and culturally responsive manner. Nemours (Nemours.org) is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are strongly encouraged to apply.
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 - even those who may never enter our doors - 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. Nemours Children's Hospital- Delaware is a state-of-the-art facility and is located in a suburban setting, a half hour from Philadelphia. Academic appointments are through Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.