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Psychologist-Adolescent/Young Adult Oncology

Cook Children''s Medical Center Fort Worth, TX
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SUMMARY: The Licensed Psychologist -AYA Oncology will work collaboratively with the H/O Adolescent/Young Adult Oncology treatment team by:

1. developing a comprehensive and sustainable psychosocial program that engages AYA oncology patients, team members and other AYA Oncology programs.

2. providing direct clinical care, team consultation and care coordination in both the inpatient and outpatient setting, and

3. conducting relevant quality improvement measures, outcome metrics and/or clinical research within the H/O department that improves the psychosocial and behavioral health needs of patients, and tracks the efficacy of the program.

Experience and proven success with program development/implementation is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD/PsyD in Psychology required; Must have experience with Adolescents and Young Adults in an Oncology Setting; Experience in program development/implementation preferred; Experience in clinical research or process improvement preferred.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification

Licensed Psychologist in State of Texas or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas as a Licensed Psychologist

Cook Children''s Medical Center

Why Work Here?

Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise--to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we're proud of our long and rich tradition of serving the community. Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of eight companies, including our Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health Company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation. With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child.

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