Psychologist Metabolic Health Services (Part time)

Job Requisition #: JR55054

End Date: 6/30/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is searching for a part time (40 hrs/pay) psychologist to join its team of embedded psychologists to work in Metabolic Health Services.  The multidisciplinary program is located in our Wilmington campus, a 321-bed teaching hospital in Wilmington, DE.  The work schedule is Monday, Tuesday and every other Friday (8 hr shifts); no weekend call. Patient care provided both in person and virtually.

Key Job Duties:

  • Provides program development, coordination of care, and assessment services for Metabolic Health Services that includes bariatric assessments for the bariatric surgery program and medical/behavioral weight management.
  • Attend weekly case conference with bariatric team & communicate with members of surgical group on patient concerns.
  • Provided individual psychotherapy to patients following bariatric surgery as well as those seeking behavioral weight management.
  • Provides monthly educational groups for bariatric surgery patients.
  • Contributes in process improvement and educational initiatives with the team of embedded psychologists.

Position Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited psychology program, a pre-doctoral internship from an APA-accredited site, and experience in a medical setting. Candidates must be eligible for license in Delaware. Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team is preferred.

About ChristianaCare:

Headquartered in Wilmington, DE, ChristianaCare one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:

  • You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.
  • Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
  • Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.
  • Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.
  • Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.
  • Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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