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Geisinger Health System Psychologist, Adult in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Psychologist, Adult - PhD or PsyD Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, emotional disturbance and behavior problems.

Job Duties

Geisinger Health System is seeking licensed psychologists to work in integrated primary care with adult populations. Positions are available at various locations across Pennsylvania.

We seek individuals with professional or internship/postdoctoral fellowship experience in PCBH, integrated primary care, and psychology/behavioral medicine with adult populations. Join a team of enthusiastic psychologists working collaboratively with primary care providers and other disciplines in a high-quality, innovative academic healthcare system.

Geisinger is committed to significant, system-wide expansion of integrated behavioral health in primary care. We are seeking individuals who are open, flexible, and interested in training and continuing education opportunities to refine skills and support integrity of the model. Individuals interested in leadership and training roles are also encouraged to apply.

At Geisinger, primary care psychologists are leaders within interdisciplinary care teams working to improve population health within fast-paced clinical settings. Psychologists provide evidence-based, patient-centered, and consultative patient care and support maintenance of patients in the primary care clinic. Geisinger psychologists will serve the following roles:

  • Provide a full range of diagnostic and evaluation services appropriate to the primary care setting

  • Develop, implement, and document treatment plans and monitor care components

  • Deliver brief, evidenced-based behavioral health interventions in primary care

  • Facilitate patient and family education on presenting concerns

  • Consult with primary care providers to support decision making, build on PCP interventions, and improve PCP-patient relationships

  • Offer supervision and training to psychology residents, medical residents, primary care physicians, nurses, and other team members

  • Assist in design, development, and implementation of clinical programs

  • Participate in program evaluation and data-driving quality improvement projects

  • Have opportunity for clinical faculty appointment within the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Position Details

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

Education

Doctoral Degree- (Required)

Experience

Certification(s) and License(s)

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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