Clinical or Pediatric Psychologist in Developmental Medicine Clinic at Driscoll Children’s Hospital
This is a doctoral level position providing psychological assessments, consultations and limited treatment in a Developmental Medicine Clinic at a children’s hospital. The setting currently consists of one Doctoral-level Psychologist, one Licensed Psychological Associate and one Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician. Services are also provided for psychiatry, nephrology, neurology and other medical subspecialties. Most services occur in the outpatient clinic with some inpatient consultations. Patients include children from infancy through adolescence with multi-domain problems like Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD with delays, language or specific learning problems, sleep, behavior problems and other Neurodevelopmental disorders. Additional presenting problems include mood, anxiety disorders, coping with chronic medical conditions. Supervision of master’s level psychological associate, teaching practicum students are additional responsibilities.
Driscoll Children's Hospital is a 191-bed pediatric tertiary care center with pediatric specialists representing 32 medical and 13 surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo. DCH is a teaching hospital affiliated with Texas A&M University College of Medicine and operates a pediatric residency program with a total of 48 residents each year. Through the vision and generosity of its founder, Clara Driscoll, Driscoll Children’s Hospital opened in 1953, becoming the first, and remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas. Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a friend of the family and has a rich history of bringing the best and brightest healthcare professionals home to South Texas. Physicians and staff use a creative blend of treatment, education and play to reach the best possible outcome in the treatment of every child.
The hospital is located on the sunny and beautiful Texas Gulf Coast, just four blocks from Corpus Christi Bay. The city offers a rich blend of culture, amenities, and conveniences in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy year-round outdoor recreation fishing, tennis, sailing, golf, kite and windsurfing.
Apply today! Email Lori.Smith@dchstx.org or call 361-694-5906
eligible for licensure as psychologist or currently licensed as psychologist in Texas
doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or related field from an APA-accredited program
pre-doctoral internship from an APA-accredited program
specialty training in child clinical or pediatric psychology
familiarity working in a multi-disciplinary health care setting
training and experience in administering, interpreting and report writing involving psychological assessment of cognitive, achievement, emotional functioning for ages 2-18
specialized training and experience in assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and in utilizing the ADOS-2
ability to work sensitively and compassionately with a variety of personalities.
participate in quality assurance review and EMR record keeping.
Spanish language fluency and Hispanic cultural knowledge is a plus.
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About Driscoll Children's Hospital
Driscoll Children's Hospital is a 191-bed pediatric tertiary care center with pediatric specialists representing 32 medical and 13 surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo. Through the vision and generosity of its founder, Clara Driscoll, Driscoll Children’s Hospital opened in 1953, becoming the first, and remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas.
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