Title:  Pediatric Psychologist -Trauma Services (Assistant Professor)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  13377

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

 

The Division of Psychology within the Department of Pediatrics includes more than 45 pediatric, clinical, and neuropsychologists practicing across subspecialty areas at Texas Children’s Hospital, providing care in both the inpatient and outpatient environments. BCM, our academic home, is also home to outstanding psychology training programs at the graduate, internship, and postdoctoral levels. 

 

Texas Children’s Hospital is the largest children’s hospital in the U.S. and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report the #3 children’s hospital in the country.   Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Children’s Hospital is dedicated to promoting an environment of respect, inclusion, equity, and belongingness. The Psychology Division’s Inclusive Excellence Executive Steering Team actively implements programmatic initiatives across the pillars of culture and language, race and ethnicity, gender, disability, immigration, and economic justice. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Summary

The Texas Children’s Hospital Traumatic Stress and Resilience (TSR) Program is seeking a psychologist to lead expansion of our trauma services.  Current TSR initiatives include outpatient care, a Mobile Behavioral Health Unit, and a multidisciplinary Foster Care Program.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The psychologist will:

  • Support development, coordination, and implementation of our expanding TSR clinical program.
  • Utilize evidence-based screening and assessment tools to provide accurate diagnostic conceptualization to inform treatment planning. 
  • Provide trauma-specific, evidence-based psychotherapy intervention for youth experiencing PTSS and PTSD.
  • Track patient progress and outcomes using standardized tools. 
  • Collaborate with other providers as well as families, schools, and community-based partners to ensure care is comprehensive, well-integrated, and collaborative. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A doctorate in clinical, counseling, or school psychology with a specialization in pediatric or child clinical psychology.
  • Completed both an APA-accredited psychology internship, with postdoctoral training in pediatric or clinical psychology preferred.
  • Eligibility for licensure in Texas.

 

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Karin Price, Division Chief Psychology Division, Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine: klprice@texaschildrens.org

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.