The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, in collaboration with the Pediatric Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, is seeking a Pediatric Psychologist for a faculty position in the Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition section.
The Riley Pediatric GI service provides care for children and adolescent with various GI conditions who have an extensive array of psychiatric and psychological needs. Evidence-based care for pediatric GI conditions (e.g. Functional Abdominal Pain, Encopresis, EOE, Rumination, disordered eating and feeding, Transplant, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease and Celiac Disease, etc.) recommends psychological and behavioral services as an integral part of the treatment plan, in addition to medical care and management. Children and adolescents presenting with GI symptoms/conditions are at heightened risk for mental health comorbidities, including depression, anxiety and behavioral problems, and are at risk for life-long consequences such as chronic pain and decreased functioning.
Work-life balance supported by standard weekly schedule and no call responsibilities
Clinical responsibilities will consist of psychological evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children seen in pediatric gastroenterology clinics at a large academic medical center and related hospitals and clinics.
Research responsibilities may consist of collaboration with established researchers in pediatric gastroenterology at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Collaboration with medical treatment teams, participation on committees, and supervision/teaching of residents/fellows, interns, and students.
Interest in pediatric GI, optimize patients' coping with the stress of living with a medical condition, adherence to medical treatment recommendations, treating comorbidity mental health symptoms, and improving functioning
Opportunity to explore subspecialty interests and program development, including collaboration with multidisciplinary obesity medicine and weight management programs.
Faculty appointment with the Indiana University School of Medicine with expectation to contribute to the education of our interns and medical students
Comprehensive benefits package provided by Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health Physicians
Completion of Doctoral Clinical Psychology program, Psy.D. or Ph.D
HSPP certified, or eligible in the state of Indiana
New graduates and experienced providers are encouraged to apply
The Department of Psychiatry has a broad research, clinical, and teaching mission and maintains both a clinical psychology internship and psychiatry residency program, in addition to training rotations for medical and graduate students. The department and the university place a high priority on creating a diverse learning environment and on supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities.
For more than 95 years, Riley Hospital for Children has been one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. Each year, Riley Hospital provides compassionate care, support and comfort to more than 300,000 inpatients and outpatients from across Indiana, the nation and the world. Physicians at Riley Hospital provide comprehensive care, from the routine to the most complex, in every field of pediatric medicine and surgery.
Riley Hospital is nationally ranked as a top children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report,with national rankings in all ten pediatric specialties (including three specialties in the top ten), and is the only nationally ranked children's hospital in Indiana. Part of Indiana University Health, Riley Hospital enjoys a unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, giving our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.
In addition, Riley Hospital is ranked sixth in the nation for NIH Research funding, totaling more than $32 million in 2020. The Children's Clinical Research Center, located at Riley Hospital, is one of the largest pediatric research facilities in the country.
The newest addition to Riley Hospital, the Maternity Tower, opened in fall 2021. The Tower is home to Indiana's largest NICU, as well as the state's only OB ICU and emergency room.
Riley Hospital is also one of the largest children's hospitals in the United States, and offers one of the nation's largest outpatient care facilities for children.
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