Psychologist - Baystate Health

Req#: R24577
Category(s): Behavioral Health, Psychologist
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Pediatric Psychologist

What You Will Do:

This generalist position in the Child Behavioral Health department will primarily emphasize outpatient psychotherapeutic treatment. Most of the children served in outpatient Child Behavioral Health clinic have comorbid medical complexities. This position allows you the unique opportunity to collaborate with pediatric subspecialists, as well as medication provider colleagues within our clinic. As examples, we anticipate that this position may include opportunities to collaborate with Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Endocrinology Diabetes Clinics and the Adolescent medicine Eating Disorder Clinic, among other specialty areas. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input both within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required and Spanish language proficiency is preferred.

In addition, this position offers the opportunity for a voluntary academic appointment with UMass Medical School-Baystate. Our department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in teaching opportunities, including supervision of child psychiatry fellows, as well as teaching medical students, psychiatry residents, and psychology practicum students.
  • Possess doctoral level knowledge of developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.
  • Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients.
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.

What You Will Need:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD or PhD)
  • Licensure in MA

What You Need To Know:

Full-time / 40 hours

Loc: Springfield, MA

Organization and Area Information

Baystate Health is a not-for-profit integrated health system headquartered in Springfield, MA and serving Western Massachusetts and the greater Hartford-Springfield region. The system is one of Massachusetts’ largest employers, with four hospitals, over 80 medical practices, and more than 12,000 employees. Baystate Medical Center is located in the Pioneer Valley, a geographically and culturally diverse area of Western Massachusetts, spanning three counties that range in character from highly urbanized (Hampden), to primarily rural (Franklin), to a vibrant college town atmosphere (Hampshire). The area includes easy access to nature, including small mountain ranges and the Connecticut River that flows through the region; multiple museums and historical sites; a variety of arts & cultural events; and abundant recreational opportunities. In addition, the Pioneer Valley area is only a short distance to nearby big city attractions, including Boston (less than two hours by car) and New York City (three hours by car).

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

For additional information, please contact: Peter Thunfors, Ph.D. at 413-794-7366 or at Peter.Thunfors@baystatehealth.org  or your recruiter, Melanie Bischoff at 413-237-8070.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Doctor of Psychology (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Licensed Psychologist – State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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