As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Cardiac Center at the Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children is seeking a Psychologist to join our team in Wilmington, DE.â‹â‹
The psychologist in this position will provide:
Neurodevelopmental assessment through the cardiac neurodevelopmental follow-up program, which will expand through school age, adolescence, and transition to adulthood
Family-based psychological support throughout an infant’s surgical admission and expanding to their transition home (using Telehealth)
Psychological consultation prior to scheduled cardiac surgery for children ages 2+ and their families to prevent emotional/behavioral challenges during and following hospitalization
Psychological intervention focused on medical adherence for high-risk patient populations (cardiac transplant, ventricular assist device, heart failure, single ventricle, ICD, etc.)
Universal depression/anxiety screening for adolescents with complex cardiac conditions and intervention based on screening results.
Psychological intervention to promote adaptive transition to adulthood for adolescents with complex cardiac conditions
Psychological intervention focused on adherence to lifestyle changes for patients at high risk for acquired heart disease
Qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. or Psy.D from an APA- approved clinical psychology program
a pre-dcotoral internship from an APA-approved site
at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a medical setting
For confidential consideration, candidates can forward their CVs to:
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.