Faculty Psychologist - HIV Services

Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC
May 21, 2022
May 24, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Minimum Education Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) PhD in Developmental or Clinical Psychology or PsyD (Required) Minimum Work Experience 0 years Successful completion of postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology. (Required) And 3 years Experience as member of a multidisciplinary team and working with parents across ethnic boundaries. Experience in a pediatric academic setting. Evidence of participation in collaborative research within the realm of early childhood. Interest in teaching/supervision. (Preferred) Required Skills/Knowledge Knowledge of current principles, methods and interventions for the delivery of psychological services including diagnosis and treatment in the area of expertise. Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of psychological care. Ability to function independently in evaluating patient problems and developing a plan for patient care. Ability to incorporate ethical concepts into patient care and discuss these with the patient, family, and other members of the health care team. Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise. Ability to maintain quality and safety standards. Demonstrates a personal commitment to Continuing Education and remains current on the developments and progress in his/her subspecialty. Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with legal and ethical standards for the delivery of psychological care. Required Licenses and Certifications Psychologist Licensed in Washington, DC. Fully licensed and credentialed psychologist at Children's National Medical Center. Upon Hire (Required) Functional Accountabilities Commitment to World Class Care Provide clinical services for patients at Children's Hospital and other approved sites in an ethical, professional and timely manner. Provide oversight of the medical care team and manage direct patient care for a specified patient population; improve continuity of care, customer service and partnerships with community physicians through timely completion of records and communication. Provide on-call services as determined by the Division Chief. Actively participate in family centered care and communicate in a professional and compassionate manner; refer patients to specialists and to relevant ancillary services as appropriate. Appropriately utilize the defined chain of command and escalation policies. Respond to team members and outside providers in a timely and respectful manner; communicate clearly to trainees expectations regarding patient updates and notifications of significant clinical changes, and encourages questions from trainees. Commitment to Advocacy Participate in CNMC's advocacy initiatives. Contribute scholarly effort to the advancement of public policy to promote population-based pediatric health and well being. Teach patients and families about treatment, prevention, and care enhancement techniques. Participate in specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs. Commitment to Research Conduct research of significant scientific value in the clinical and translational science area(s) relevant to his/her practice specialty. Participate in reviewing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals. Publish in peer-reviewed, scientific, quality and management journals. Submit applications for grants or contracts for funding of research projects. Participate in research committees, workshop special interest groups, etc. Commitment to Education Participate in CNMC's medical education programs through learning activities with colleagues and trainees. Participate as appropriate in hospital/university -wide educational programs. Participate as appropriate in local, regional and national educational efforts. Provide timely feedback to trainees. Ensure adequate orientation for the care that the trainees deliver. Supervise and train clinical professionals and students effectively. Commitment to Quality & Compliance Follow established bylaws, policies and procedures, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards. Adequately and promptly complete all clinical documentation as required by JCAHO, other regulatory bodies and/or the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and Policies and Procedures include complete clinical charge documentation. Identify problems related to patient services and make recommendations for improvement. Cooperate and participate in the development, implementation and revision of policies affecting medical practice, judgment and quality of care; Participate as a member of special care teams, Medical Staff and hospital committees. Review and prepare protocol for use by staff. Evaluate patient care according to adopted protocol and Quality Assurance program criteria. Participate in evaluation of peers and support staff; acknowledge and report medical and/or other errors as well as participate in efforts to prevent them. Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior Partner with all team members to achieve goals Receptive to others' ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving Contribute to a positive work environment Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility Use resources efficiently Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

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