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Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center





PURPOSE OF POSITION: Primary responsibility will be to spread our innovative model of integrating behavioral health into primary care at the Fairfield PPC for children ages 0 to 12 years to provide early intervention and treatment services to children who screen positive or are identified by their primary care provider for behavioral health concerns.


* Patient Care

This position will include multidisciplinary collaboration (with physicians, nursing, social work, and other providers) to deliver integrated behavioral health care that is appropriate to the patient's health care needs in an early intervention model.

This position will be integrated into medical teams and expected to effectively communicate and coordinate patient care with each team including training of pediatricians and residents on the integrated care model.

Perform direct patient care of pediatric patients within the scope of the psychology license, education and experience. Consistently contributes toward the advancement of clinical patient care and improved outcomes. Interview and assess patients to determine presence of condition/disease and to establish preventive behavioral and mental health practices. Determine nature and extent of impairment, prescribe and administer appropriate behavioral or mental health interventions or assessments. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment and discontinuation of care. May formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. If a subspecialist, works to establish a local or regional referral base.

* Clinical Excellence

Participates in and/or leads ongoing educational activities for continued enhancement of clinical expertise.

* Effective Communication

Provide for the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information when patients are admitted, referred, transferred or discharged. Provide data which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care.

* Training and Education

Participates in the training and education of medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, community Psychologists and/or staff, when possible. Attends clinical rounds, medical lectures, grand rounds, and other conferences, as assigned.

* Policy Compliance

Maintains good standing in the department by compliance to licensure and credentialing criteria. Comply with policies and procedures protecting patient rights for informed consent and the handling of confidential information as defined by Cincinnati Children's mission and applicable laws and regulations. Follow Cincinnati Children's established code of ethical behavior in decisions and actions regarding marketing, admission, transfer, discharge and billing. Review timeliness, accuracy, availability and security of information

Skills & Competencies

* Development

Knowledge of growth and development

* Family-centered care

Understands and support family-centered care

* Clinical Knowledge - Specialty

Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas

* Diversity Appreciation

Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself

* Communication

Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills

* Clinical Care Skills

Demonstrate skill in clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and evidence based therapeutic interventions.


* Doctor of Philosophy OR Doctor of Clinical Psychology OR equivalent
* Licensed Psychologist
* Approval from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division
* 2 years related experience


PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology from APA accredited program. Post doctoral training and experience with integrated behavioral health delivery within a primary care setting.

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