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SSM Health Psychologist-Eating Disorders Program, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Provides therapeutic psychological counseling.

Presence is exceptional care that delivers exceptional outcomes. We would like you to share that gift as part of the pediatric psychology group at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. We are seeking a psychologist to join our well-established clinic. Are you a Ph.D or Psy.D in Psychology or related field who has a proven ability to engage with their colleagues and patients and who shares our dedication to exceptional care and outcomes? If so, this opportunity is for you.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assesses a patient's psychological status and provides appropriate interventions and treatments.

  • Collaborates with nursing and ancillary services to provide appropriate psychological therapy for patient. Refers patients to other disciplines for consult and evaluations as indicated.

  • Provides psychological expertise and education to multidisciplinary team. Acts as resource to other disciplines.

  • Communicates complex/sensitive information to patients and medical team.

  • Administers and interprets psychological tests used for diagnosing mental and personality disorders and differentiating between organic and functional cases of behavior disorders.

  • Carries out ongoing record keeping and case review of all psychotherapy work in compliance with state guidelines.

  • Provides assessment (by telephone and in person) of suicidal and homicidal risk and immediacy of crisis situations.

  • Provides a continuum of short and long term psychotherapy to individuals, couples families and groups, based on individualized treatment plans.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D or Psy.D in Psychology or related field

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent reaching, sitting, standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements and squatting.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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