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Psychologist - Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 105627
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085033179-Pediatrics - Developmental


We have an exciting opportunity for a Psychologist to join the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics within the Department of Pediatrics at Wake Forest School of Medicine. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Outpatient assessment and intervention for youth with neuro-developmental disabilities.
  • Administration of the ADOS and other assessment tools to evaluate youth with concern for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Psychological testing to evaluate intellectual disability and learning disorders.
  • Providing consultation to medical and interprofessional teams.
  • Teaching/supervision of medical fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Opportunity to participate in section level research with colleagues and/or develop individual clinical research projects.
  • Participation in interdisciplinary team meetings, and program development.

Qualifications:  PhD or equivalent from an APA-accredited psychology doctoral program, license-eligible as a psychologist in NC required. Completion of an APA-accredited internship, completion of at least a one-year pediatric psychology fellowship, and trained in administration of ADOS preferred.

Rank and Compensation:  Salaries and benefits are competitive.  Faculty, rank and compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Location:  Brenner Children’s Hospital/ Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is located in the Piedmont area of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is a mid-size city with a low cost of living, a historic past, and a vibrant downtown.  Temperate weather and close proximity to mountains and the coast provide opportunities for numerous outdoor activities.  The Arts in the Piedmont area are plentiful with UNC School of the Arts, Piedmont Opera, Winston-Salem Symphony, and Broadway productions at Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts.  For sports fans, Wake Forest University college athletics, the Dash minor league baseball team, the Carolina Hurricanes, and the Charlotte Hornets and Panthers provide year-round athletic entertainment. 

About Us:  Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a vibrant and growing medical center.  Our children’s hospital and pediatrics specialty clinics serve approximately 25,000 patients annually.  As such, the Department of Pediatrics has been expanding steadily.  The Department of Pediatrics is a collegial department with dedicated and top-notch faculty.  The medical school, pediatric residency, family medicine residency, child psychiatry fellowship, and psychology training program provide ample teaching opportunities.  Research support is available through the Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and there are many opportunities for research collaboration within the Department of Pediatrics and throughout the medical center.  In addition, mentorship opportunities are available departmentally and within the larger medical center.

When faculty join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, they are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

Please send your CV, letter of interest, and references to Christine Erdie-Lalena, MD at [email protected] or Jackie Aubert at [email protected].