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.
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.
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.
Internal Number: JR55054
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.