Adult Pain/Health Psychologist
The MetroHealth System (MHS) is leading the way to a healthier community by delivering outstanding clinical care, training the next generation of clinicians and scientists, and embracing innovation and discovery.
We need your expertise to further advance our mission. Clinical duties include longitudinal, ambulatory evaluation and treatment of chronic pain and associated behavioral health concerns; opioid risk assessment and screening; and inpatient consultation with ambulatory follow-up upon discharge. Depending on interest and experience, there are opportunities to develop services for subpopulations such as LGBTQi+, cancer or palliative medicine. Academic responsibilities include training of psychology and medical students, psychology interns, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and anesthesiology residents, and psychology and pain medicine fellows. Protected research time is available for qualified candidates. Academic appointment in PM&R will be commensurate to experience and qualifications.
Academically affiliated with the renowned Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine, MHS includes a 550-bed academic medical center and is a federally designated Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems Center, a Level I Trauma and Burn Center, a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Magnet® certified for excellence in nursing. The Department of PM&R at MHS and CWRU has over $50 million in extramural research funding and ranks #3 in NIH funding. ACGME training programs include residency training in PM&R and fellowships in Spinal Cord, Brain Injury and Pain Medicine. The pain psychologists will be joining a growing interdepartmental Psychology Section at MHS comprised of 25 health services psychologists who serve as faculty for more than 15 doctoral trainees in its APA-accredited internship and its postdoctoral fellowship programs.
Qualified applicants will have a doctorate in psychology from an APA-accredited college or university with an emphasis on clinical/counseling/health psychology; doctoral internship in an APA-accredited program; completion of a psychology post-doctoral fellowship in a health care or rehabilitation setting; current, valid unrestricted licensure to practice as a psychologist in Ohio by start date; eligibility for ABPP certification; training and experience in health psychology including pain management; experience working with interprofessional medical teams; experience with diverse patient populations;
background and experience in training, program development or collaborative research.
Enjoy Competitive Compensation. In return for your contributions, we offer the competitive salaries and extensive benefits you would expect of an industry leader.
Apply Now. Please submit a letter of interest and CCV to Richard Wilson, MD
Our healthcare providers are leaders in their field and choose to work for MetroHealth because equity in healthcare is their passion. Equity, inclusion, and diversity aren’t just who our patients are. Equity, inclusion, and diversity aren’t just who our employees are.
Doing the difficult work of equity, inclusion, and diversity in our community and at the bedside is who we are. We redefine healthcare to improve the foundations of community health and well- being. Our commitment to our patients means that questions and concerns rooted in historical disparities are met with compassion, patience, and flexibility to meet the needs of each patient. That’s what we call EQUITY FIRST.
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MetroHealth and Case Western Reserve University does not discriminate in recruitment, employment, or policy administration on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, color, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, or status as a disabled veteran or other protected veteran under U.S. federal law.
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