Psychologist- Helen F Graham Cancer Center Job
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
Christiana Care Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONGENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Christiana Care Health Care System is hiring a full-time health psychologist to join the psychology program at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute in Newark, Delaware. The primary function of this position is to provide direct psychosocial services to people affected by cancer, which includes individual, couples and family counseling, multidisciplinary team participation, inpatient consultations, and support and education group facilitation. Additional functions include participation in program development, collaboration in research and clinical supervision of externs for an existing practicum and interns for a pre-doctoral internship program slated to begin in 2017.
This psychologist will join a busy team of psychologists at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and other embedded behavioral health providers throughout the system. The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center was one of the first sites selected for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Cancer Center Program (NCCCP) and is nationally recognized for its multidisciplinary model of care, leadership in research, and provision of support services.
As a not-for-profit health system, Christiana Care s mission is one of service. Our belief is that the key to providing truly great healthcare is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it. In addition, Christiana Care truly values the relationship between physicians, staff and the community, and relies on strong physician engagement at every level.
The Christiana Care Way is the organization s promise to their patients & community: We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.
The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center is located in northern Delaware, approximately 40 miles outside Philadelphia. With close proximity to multiple urban centers (Wilmington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, New York), the beaches, and tax-free shopping, Delaware is a great place to live. Housing options include condominiums on the riverfront in Wilmington, modern homes in the surrounding suburbs, and more rural settings. Delaware is also the home to the international headquarters for DuPont and the U.S. headquarters for AstraZeneca. Cultural opportunities include multiple theaters that feature traveling Broadway shows, a symphony, opera and ballet, and museums. Nearby Philadelphia is the home to several professional sports teams; there is also minor league level baseball in Wilmington and collegiate games at the University of Delaware. Delaware also has many state parks that make for good hiking, jogging, cycling, and kayaking.
Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in clinical or counseling psychology. Specialty training in psycho-oncology/health psychology at the graduate and post-graduate level and/or 2 years of experience in a medical setting treating cancer patients strongly preferred. Expertise providing evidence-based interventions with oncology populations, which includes but is not limited to assessment, diagnosing psychopathology, developing case conceptualizations and treatment plans, and the treatment of adjustment, anxiety, and mood disorders. Delaware license or license eligible. Qualified applicants will also have training and experience in collaborating in behavioral research and program development.
WORK SHIFT: Day shift, No Rotation
POSITION TYPE: Professional
JOB REQUISITION #: 38620BR
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