Job ID: 290037522  |  Last Updated: 11/15/2022

Outpatient Psychologist

Penn State Health
Hershey, PA
Applicant Contact
Erica Moyer
Provider Recruiter

Job Description

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking an experienced psychologist for an outpatient position. The primary focus of this position will be the clinical treatment of neurodiverse individuals including those with autism and/or intellectual disability. Appropriate candidates must possess experience with individual and group-based evidence-based psychosocial interventions for a range of mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders. Expertise in working with neurodiverse individuals recovering from trauma would be particularly valued. Additionally, experience with evaluating neurodiversity needs including diagnostic and adaptive behavior/skills assessment is highly desired. The level of faculty appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience and training.

The psychologist will be part of a diverse team within the Division of Autism Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. This team includes a psychiatrist, advanced practice providers, psychologists, behavior analysts, speech and language therapists and masters level therapists. This position may include opportunities to develop and administer behavioral health treatments in integrated medical settings as well as in a psychiatric clinic. There are also ample opportunities for teaching of medical students, psychology interns, general psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows as well as for clinical research and other academic endeavors. Current research and academic endeavors within the division include large state-funded public health initiatives aimed at reducing victimization of neurodiverse individuals and improving resilience for human service providers and supported individuals.

What We're Offering:
Competitive salary and benefits package
Work with highly qualified, friendly colleagues in a supportive health network
Attractive area to live, work and play
Interaction with dynamic clinicians in a collaborative environment
What Were Seeking:
PhD or PsyD from an APA-approved clinical psychology program and
Pre-doctoral internship from an APA approved site and
One year of postdoctoral experience in a medical setting
What the Area Offers:
Welcoming family-oriented lifestyle with a multitude of outdoor activities year-round
Strong sense of community
Affordable cost of living, both suburban and urban
Excellent schools

Interested individuals should forward CV to:

Erica Geist
Physician Recruiter, Penn State Health

About Penn State Health:
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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