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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Chronic Illness Program Psychologist/Psychotherapist
Children's Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Chronic Illness Program Psychologist/Psychotherapist


FLSA Exempt

Job Summary

Evaluates patient’s psychotherapeutic needs and provides psychotherapy for outpatient chronic illness populations as indicated.

Essential Job Functions
- Provides effective individual, family, and group psychotherapy as indicated.
- Identifies realistic goals for psychotherapy.
- Attend case conferences as indicated for patients treated or evaluated.
- Provides in-services to staff and community agencies as requested by Supervisor.
- Disseminates findings accurately and sensitively, according to Department policy.
- Provides effective team consultation as needed.
- May participate in program development and program planning as needed.
- Display in-depth understanding of the impact of chronic medical illness on development, learning and mental health.

Knowledge, Education & Experience
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience
Tact, initiative and judgment in performance of duties.

NJ Licensed Psychologist or NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Education and Experience- Additional Comments
Ph.D. or Psy.D. preferred and a minimum of 1 year pediatric/adolescent experience.  Willing to consider a Masters Degree with a minimum of 2 years pediatric/adolescent experience.  Experience working with Chronic Illness population, particularly Diabetes, highly desirable.

Job Specific Contacts
Ability to work effectively as a team member in a hospital setting. Ability to relate therapeutically with professional team, children, adolescents, and parents/significant others.

Work Environment
Physical Demands
Office/hospital environment.

Working Environment- Additional Comments
Flexibility, in work hours, location, and in performance of duties.

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