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PEDIATRIC HEALTH PSYCHOLOGIST

Requisition # 74504

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, June 16th, 2022
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Pediatrics

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is seeking to hire a pediatric health psychologist. Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest.  Appointment rank to Associate of Pediatrics (non-tenure track) may also be considered. The individual selected will join the Pediatric Psychology Program within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Clinic services provided within Pediatric Psychology include applied behavior analysis and treatment, neuropsychological assessment and brief therapy for health-related adjustment for a wide range of chronic health conditions. The selected individual will participate in the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents served through the University of Iowa Stead Family Pediatric Specialty Clinics, with opportunities to expand clinical services across divisions including in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Transplant, Hematology, Nephrology, Neurology, and/or Allergy and Immunology, depending on the selected individual’s experience and interest. We are currently recruiting for two Pediatric Health Psychologists and one Pediatric Pain Psychologist. In addition, the Department seeks to expand inpatient consultation/liaison service for pediatric patients who are admitted for acute or chronic medical conditions. The position also includes supervision of psychology practicum students and postdoctoral fellows as available.



The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 38th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 41st among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY18.  Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 27th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY19.



The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2019-2020 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 190-bed children’s hospital opened in February 2017. 



For more information contact:



Lane Strathearn, MBBS



Professor



lane-strathearn@uiowa.edu



Visit us on the web at: www.uichildrens.org



 

Education Requirement:

Must hold a PhD or PsyD degree in Psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program

Required Qualifications:

Successful completion of an APA accredited internship and postdoctoral residency



License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa



Health Service Provider or eligible for Health Service Provider in the State of Iowa



Experience treating children with chronic conditions and their families



Experience as a member of an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team



Outpatient and inpatient experience in a hospital/medical center



Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment

Desirable Qualifications:

Expertise in evidence-based intervention for youth with health conditions



Clinical experience in Pediatric Psychology in an academic medical setting



Demonstrated excellence in research and clinical care



Clinical teaching of students across a variety of disciplines



Evidence of scholarly activity



Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information


Contact:Jill M Presler - jill-presler@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Pediatrics
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
SW164-4 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-8303



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