New York, New York

NYU Langone Health

We are seeking a pediatric psychologist to work with medically complex children and adolescents as part of collaborative team in a pediatric ambulatory subspecialty setting. Clinical time will be spent within NYU's Fink Ambulatory Care Center with specific focus in our newly formed Healthy Weight and Pediatric Bariatric Surgery programs. Additionally, the psychologist will supervise doctoral-level psychology students and provide programmatic and clinical consultation across a multitude of medical divisions including adolescent medicine, allergy, pulmonology, gastroenterology, and nephrology.

Population needs and desired areas of interest and expertise include the following:

  • Integrated behavioral health: clinical experience & programmatic interest
  • Trauma and stress-related disorders
  • Pediatric obesity
  • Mood, anxiety and disruptive disorders in children and adolescents
  • Parent training and family-based support
  • Transgender mental health

The position carries an academic appointment within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, which is one of only two independent child and adolescent psychiatry departments within an academic medical center in the nation.

The psychologist will:

  • Provide pediatric evaluations, interventions, and therapy to patients and families as part of medical treatment
  • Assess and provide interventions for patients with complex medical conditions, adjustment to diagnosis, anxiety and depression, pain, behavioral non-compliance, and other mental health needs
  • Assess behavioral concerns, develop behavior management plans, provide parent training
  • Provide emotional support and empowerment to patients and families  
  • Facilitate referrals for appropriate services in the patient's community 
  • Work in close partnership with social work and child life specialist colleagues to meet needs of the patients and families 
  • Participate and contribute to team meetings and work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team 
  • Provide psychological consultation and education regarding patients and integrated behavioral health concepts to physicians, medical staff
  • Contribute to program development, quality improvement, and clinical research consultation efforts 
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA or CPA accredited institution  
  • Completion of APA or CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship 
  • Minimum of one year postdoctoral fellowship experience in a hospital or related medical setting preferred.  
  • Licensed or license eligible in the State of New York. 

Preferred Qualifications

Prior clinical experience in pediatric psychology settings.  Prior experience in quality improvement and program development. Strong interest in clinical supervision and development of doctoral psychology training experiences.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

New York, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

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