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Primary Care Staff Psychologist at Children’s National Health System (posted 1/6/17)

Openings for a licensed bilingual (English-Spanish) psychologist to join our primary care mental health team. The psychologist will provide mental health consultation within a primary care setting as part of multi-disciplinary team. Direct services will be provided to children, adolescents and families at community-based clinics in Washington, D.C.  Consultation for patients will include initial assessment, service referrals, and follow-up to help ensure linkage to mental health care. Consultation will also be provided to medical providers.  Some brief patient intervention work may be required.  Position is full-time. Preferred qualifications: PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology or Pediatric Psychology from an APA-accredited program, license eligible in Washington, D.C., experience working with children and adolescents from diverse backgrounds, experience working in primary care setting and/or multi-disciplinary team Required: Bilingual (English-Spanish) proficiency. Applications are currently being accepted. To apply, please submit materials online at www.childrensnational.org, click on “Careers” at bottom of home page, click on “Search Jobs”, click on “Physicians Opportunities”, select “Psychologist (CA)” posted December 13th.

Psychologist Position, Primary Care, Children's National Health System (posted 4/2/16)

Children's National Health System is seeking an experienced, licensed Psychologist to join our clinical team. The Psychologist will provide mental health consultation within a primary care setting as part of multi-disciplinary team. Direct services will be provided to children, adolescents and families at community-based clinics in southeast Washington, D.C. (Martin Luther King Jr Ave/Good Hope Road Children's Health Center locations). Consultation for patients will include initial assessment, service referrals, and follow-up to help ensure linkage to mental health care. Consultation will also be provided to medical providers. Some brief patient intervention work will also be required. Opportunity to supervise psychology trainees may also be available. Position is full-time.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology or pediatric psychology, licensed in Washington, DC. Experience working with children and adolescents from diverse backgrounds, experience working in primary care setting and/or multi-disciplinary team, bilingual (English-Spanish)
Applications are currently being accepted. To apply please submit materials online at www.childrensnational.org, click on “Careers” at bottom of webpage and search requisition #18830

Full-time Psychologist Position, Children's National Medical Center/The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences (posted 9/11/15)

The Child Development Program at Children’s National Medical Center (part of the Children’s National Health System) in Washington, DC is actively seeking a full-time, licensed psychologist with experience in child development and/or early childhood mental health. The faculty-track position may include an academic appointment at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

The Child Development Program evaluates more than 1,500 children each year from birth to four years of age with developmental concerns, including delays in cognitive, language, motor skills, and attention; high risk for delay due to birth-related complications, medical or environmental circumstances; common behavioral problems such as feeding, sleep, and self-regulation; and atypical patterns of development (i.e. autism).

The program staff of developmental and clinical psychologists provides comprehensive evaluations and consultation, both outpatient and inpatient, parent support and training, and referrals to specialty clinics within Children’s National and to resources in the community. The staff works closely with the child’s primary care provider. The psychologist will provide training and supervision for pediatric residents, psychiatry fellows, & psychology interns/externs. The incoming psychologist must have experience with early childhood assessment, including competency with the Bayley Scales of Infant Development. Experience with the Differential Ability Scales and WPPSI is appreciated. Experience with diagnostic testing pertaining to autism spectrum disorder is critical, and some knowledge of the ADOS-2 is preferred. Excellent report-writing skills are imperative. The psychologist will provide training and supervision for pediatric residents, psychiatry fellows, & psychology interns/externs.

To apply, please send the following: cover letter, CV, sample report (from the above age-range), and three letters of recommendation to Tara Brennan, Psy.D. (tbrennan@childrensnational.org). Please have reference letters sent directly from your recommenders. Accepting applications now until position is filled.