The Division of Psychology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Pain Medicine Program, is seeking a pediatric pain psychologist. Primary responsibilities include consultation and follow-up care within our interdisciplinary outpatient specialty pain clinics, as well as individual and group therapy. Successful candidates will have well-rounded assessment and intervention experience in pediatric pain psychology with expertise in supporting families living with chronic pain conditions, such as epidermolysis bullosa. Preference will be given to bilingual candidates and those with training in clinical hypnosis. We are seeking someone to develop innovative models of care that optimize long-term quality of life. The psychologist will support the programmatic growth of Phoenix Children’s Pain Medicine Program, which is a Clinical Center of Excellence in Pain Management. The candidate must develop strong working relationships with our growing group of behavioral health colleagues, cultivate community partnerships, and participate in collaborative research. Lastly, an unwavering commitment to clinical excellence, inclusion, and respect for diversity is vital. The Pediatric Psychologist will become a member of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and will report to the Division Chief of Psychology. The candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Psychology and will join a growing team of 19 Psychologists and 35 Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Professionalism, leadership, interpersonal communication skills, and adaptability are essential. Active involvement in our APA accredited psychology internship and fellowship programs is expected, as is participation in the education of medical learners. Academic appointments are strongly encouraged through our relationships with University of Arizona-Phoenix College of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Mayo School of Medicine.
The Staff Psychologist shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.
Doctoral degree from an APA accredited program. (Required)
Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. (Required)
The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
The ability to work well under pressure. (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.