Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) Center of Excellence for Sports Medicine (https://scottishritehospital.org/care-and-treatment/sports-medicine ) is seeking a psychologist for an immediate opening to join our hospital-based psychology team. Licensed pediatric psychologist with expertise in pain management and an interest in working with athletes and their families will participate in interdisciplinary health care delivery, training, and clinical research.
Pediatric Psychologist: Pain and Sport Center of Excellence for Sports Medicine is seeking a pediatric psychologist to work as part of an interdisciplinary team in busy ambulatory care clinics with children and adolescents presenting with: musculoskeletal pain; acute sport injuries, functional pain disorders, concussion and/or the female athlete triad. Psychologist will participate in interdisciplinary care during medical appointments; evaluate prolonged symptom presentation; assist with barriers to return to play and promote function and rehabilitation. Experience with anxiety; issues related to return to play; rehabilitation and pain management preferred. Related research opportunities and supervision of Psychology Fellow are also key aspects of this role. The Psychology Department at TSRHC provides quality psychological intervention and consultation, in collaboration with the medical team, to improve patient care for children and adolescents with health-related conditions and sport injuries. Psychologists work side-by-side world renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons; sports medicine physicians, and medical team members to provide care for the whole child. Direct services are provided to TSRHC patients, their families, and caregivers on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Along with an online application, interested applicants should include a letter of interest and curriculum vita.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Heather Richard, PsyD, Director of Psychology Department, email@example.com
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About Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions and sports injuries, as well as certain related arthritic and neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. The Psychology Department assists children and their families with congenital and acquired health-related orthopedic conditions, neurology, rheumatology and related disorders.