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Psychologist - Children's Hospital

Company: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need.
At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.
Responsibilities include :
Provide care for pediatric hematology and oncology patients and their families in both inpatient and outpatient settings at Children s Hospital of New Jersey who are actively undergoing treatment.
Provide care to patients who have completed treatment for their illness whether it is chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or bone marrow transplantation.
Work with medical and psycho-social team to help patients and their families at the time of new cancer diagnosis, coping with "difficult to treat" cancer and blood disorders, helping families during bereavement and grief and other related conditions.
Qualifications:
Ph.D. or Psy.D. From an APA-accredited program and preferably have completed an APA-accredited internship.
Graduate, research and internship training experience with children and families affected by childhood cancer and blood disorders, and Post-doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology highly valued.
Candidates must have a background in pediatric psychology and the study of the impact of childhood physical illness on children and families.
Experience working with quality-of-life and caregiver issues as related to medical condition, bereavement, preferably including work with socio-economically and/or ethnically diverse populations.
Training and experience in a broad range of psychological tests and assessments relevant to pediatric oncology and chronic illness (including those that assess ADHD/ADD and LD.); training and experience in assessment/testing report writing.
Bilingual competency in Spanish is also preferred.
RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts.

Keywords: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark , Psychologist - Children's Hospital, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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