Clinical Psychologist - Adolescent Eating Disorder


  • Location: Springfield, MA

  • Posted: Feb 18, 2019

Job Description


Full / Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Baystate Health

Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New Englands leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than 800,000 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about 12,000 employees, a 1,200-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.3 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a childrens hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a 205,000-member health insurance company.

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Eating Disorders Psychologist

This specialist position in the Child Behavioral Health department will emphasize collaboration with the multi-disciplinary Adolescent Medicine Eating Disorders Clinic. The primary responsibility will be outpatient assessment and treatment of eating disorders. Consultation & liaison work in the hospital and program development are also important roles. The primary treatment modality in the clinic is Family Based Treatment, but a range of therapeutic approaches may be used. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input both within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required.

In addition, this position offers the opportunity for a voluntary academic appointment with UMass Medical School-Baystate. Our department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians.

Additional responsibilities will include:
Possess doctoral level knowledge of eating disorders and their treatment, developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.
Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients.
Participate in teaching opportunities, including potential supervision of graduate practicum students, as well as teaching medical students and/or psychiatry residents.
Provide a safe environment.
Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.

What You Will Need:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Licensure in MA or license eligible in MA

What You Need To Know
Full time/40 hours per week
Located in Springfield, MA with multiple clinical sites
10% Administrative program oversite.
90% Clinical interaction with patients and providers

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Baystate Medical Center

759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MO 01199

Opened: 1873

Phone: (413) 794-0000

Fax: (413) 794-0000

Web: http://www.baystatehealth.org

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