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Psychologist I, Licensed / Urology

at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Posted: 3/11/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5289

Job Description

Los Angeles, California


Work Hours: 40


Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

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Purpose Statement/Position Summary
Responsible for assessing the psychological needs and coordinating psychosocial and mental health services to Urologic patients, especially within the Complex Care and Reconstruction patient population, as well as the Voiding Dysfunction patient population. Under direction of the Investigators, this position will independently design, implement, and direct research studies within the Division of Urology as well as analyze data and develop presentations and manuscripts for publication. Provides mental health evaluation and treatment for children, adolescents, and families in the department or division’s area of focus. Provides psychological/developmental assessments as needed. Teaching duties include didactic presentations; community presentations; and participation in staff/supervisor meetings at which teaching & training programs are developed. 
Minimum Qualifications/Work Experience
Supervised professional experience providing therapy to a pediatric psychology population is required. Previous consultation and liaison experience within a medical setting is strongly preferred. Must have experience working on multi-
disciplinary teams. Knowledge of the various psychosocial aspects of commonly referred medical conditions is strongly preferred. Experience supervising trainees is preferred. Experience conducting psychological and developmental assessments is preferred. Prefer bilingual competence (Spanish/English).
Ph.D., Psy.D. in School, Counseling, or Clinical Psychology; prefer education from an APA-accredited program. Must be licensed in psychology in California before start of role.