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Clinical Psychologist - Pediatric and Adolescent, Full-time, Days

Northwestern Medicine
Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
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At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


Northwestern Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to work in our inpatient and outpatient pediatricand adolescent department in Winfield, IL.

The Clinical Psychologist role reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics, Corporate Compliance Program and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all regulatory and accreditation standards.

The professional we select will provide direct clinical services, including psychological evaluations, consultations, and therapeutic treatment services, to children and adolescents with comorbid medical, developmental, behavioral and mental health concerns. Using evidence-based, problem-focused psychological interventions, this individual will focus on behavioral interventions, parent education, and training.

Shift: M-F, days; no nights/weekends/holidays/on-call.

Responsibilities :

  • Clinically supporting specialty programs in collaboration with physicians from Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital encompassing Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Clinic, Interdisciplinary Feeding Clinic, and Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Providing specialized diagnostic services, including evaluation of developmental delays and disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and pre-surgical evaluations for children and adolescents
  • Advising physicians and medical teams regarding behavioral, emotional, and/or familial aspects of a child's illness and symptoms via outpatient multidisciplinary clinics and inpatient consultation- liaison services
  • Comprehensively documenting visit notes and completing written reports for psychological testing/evaluation within a timely manner
  • Following the Integrative Medical Model as outlined, paying attention to communication with primary care physician and other members of the patient care team
  • Reporting unexpected patient outcomes or complaints to practice manager/director
  • Attending and actively participating in continuing education events, as well as case management presentations/staff meetings
  • Provides direct clinical service including psychological evaluations, consultations, and treatment services to children with feeding, developmental, and behavioral problems
  • Provides specialized diagnostic services for infants and toddlers
  • Provides clinical input for program development and evaluation
  • Provides care in a fashion that assures, embraces, and communicates the pledge, values, and policies of NM



  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology
  • Active Clinical Psychologist license in the state of Illinois
  • Two or more years of experience in a pediatric intensive treatment setting (with supervisory experience in individual and family counseling preferred).
  • Knowledge of community programs and resources pertaining to support groups, mental health services, etc.
  • Previous successful interactive experience as a member of a interdisciplinary treatment team
  • Current Collaborative Practice Agreement with an active member of the medical staff at Cadence Health
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • Must be computer comfortable and/or proficient
  • LCPC
  • BLS within 30 days of hire
  • Current malpractice insurance


  • Three or more years of experience as a psychologist working with children and adolescents within a hospital or outpatient pediatric clinic
  • Experience in the administration and interpretation of diagnostic psychological assessment batteries for children and adolescents
  • Knowledge of community programs and resources pertaining to support groups and mental health services
  • Ability to communicate with patients and their families in Spanish
  • Experience in charting with electronic medical record software
  • Understanding of and training in case management

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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