Announcing an opening for an Assistant Professor (Clinical Track) within the Pain Management Program in the Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). CCHMC serves the psychological and medical needs of infants, children and adolescents with family-centered care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs. Cincinnati Children's ranks third in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News and World Report's 2013 Best Children's Hospitals ranking. It is internationally recognized for improving child health and transforming delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognizedresearch, education and innovation.
For this position we are seeking a clinical psychologist interested in working with a dynamic interdisciplinary team to develop a new intensive Inpatient Pain Rehabilitation Program in collaboration with physicians, nurse specialists, physical and occupational therapists. Responsibilities will also include seeing pediatric chronic pain patients (e.g., CRPS, juvenile fibromyalgia, EDS/hypermobility, headache) on an outpatient basis in the expanding pediatric pain program. Experience with pediatric/adolescent populations, prior experience working with multidisciplinary pain teams, and skill with family-focused intervention is required. The ability to deliver evidenced-based treatments including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Biofeedback is required. Facility with other evidence-based treatments for comorbid conditions (e.g., Depressive disorders, GAD, Social Anxiety) is preferred. Opportunities for research, including collaboration in funded research programs and clinical trials in pediatric pain are available.
Candidates who have completed a doctorate in clinical psychology (APA or CPA accredited) with specialty training in pediatric pain management and a one to two year postdoctoral fellowship are encouraged to apply. The primary duties for the position are clinical care, but opportunities exist to be part of the Residency and Postdoctoral Training Programs and ongoing clinical research.
Send vita, letter of interest, three letters of recommendation and any reprints to:
Lori J. Stark, Ph.D., ABPP
Director, Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
c/o Marlie Montgomery
3333 Burnet Ave MLC 3015
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3026.
If applying by e-mail, send materials to Marlie.Montgomery@cchmc.org. CCHMC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Institution; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.