Psychologist Per Diem Behavioral Health HUMC

HACKENSACK UNIV. MEDICAL GROUP Maywood Requisition # 2020-85898 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaried Address87 Route 17 North, Maywood, 07047

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Come join the psychiatry department at the Hackensack Meridian Health’s Hackensack
University Medical Center’s, Debra Simon Center of Integrative Behavioral Health and


We are looking for a specialist in one of these areas:Exposure and Response Prevention for anxiety/OCD, CBT-Insomnia,

CBT for Chronic Pain

The Psychologist will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team for the purpose

of optimizing whole-person health and wellness.

Must Haves:
 Doctoral degree from APA-accredited program in Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD),
 Completion of APA-approved post-doctoral fellowship
 Current New Jersey State Psychology license
 Proficient in evidence-based treatments (i.e. CBT, ACT and DBT)
 Minimum 5 years related clinical experience serving patients across the mental health
and work-related spectrum
 Prior experience supervising and training clinicians
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care network in New Jersey
offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life­ enhancing care
aiming to serve as a national model for changing and simplifying health care delivery through
partnerships with innovative companies and focusing on quality and safety.

HUMC seeking a per diem psychologist with expertise in evidence-based treatment (e.g., CBT, DBT, ACT, MBSR) 
to join a growing team and play an active role within the Debra Simon Center of Integrative Behavioral Health and Wellness at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. Patients present with the full range of DSM diagnoses, and are often subject to compound stressors and co-morbid medical conditions. The psychologist will be expected to participate in all phases of the outpatient process: performing intake assessments; developing and updating treatment plans; providing empirically-based outcome-oriented treatment; working with families and community resources to provide patient support; collaborating with the interdisciplinary team; and attending disposition and other staff meetings.


The Psychology Division of the Psychiatry Department at HUMC is focused on delivery of evidence-based treatments, and the Hired psychologist is expected to play a significant role in facilitating this, including training and supervising clinical staff in these approaches. The position will also involve the supervision and mentorship of psychology trainees; and an active role in the development of psychology externship, internship and postdoctoral programs. A psychologist in this position has the potential for significant professional growth, as the Wellness Center develops treatment tracks to meet patient needs and creates programming to reduce patient hospitalizations. The Psychologist will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team for the purpose of optimizing whole-person health and wellness. The Psychologist will provide evidence-based treatment for individuals, couples, families, and groups; and

provide behavioral health consultation within the medical center.


Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree from APA-accredited program in Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD), Required Completion of APA-approved post-doctoral fellowship, Current New Jersey State Psychology license, Proficient in evidence-based treatments (i.e., CBT, ACT, DBT, MBSR),Minimum 5 years related clinical experience serving patients across the mental health and work-related spectrum,Prior experience supervising and training clinicians,Excellent writing and communication skills,

Experience providing clinical training and supervision, and a commitment to training the next generation of psychologists, Sensitivity to multiculturalism and diversity

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience working in a research environment, Ability to inspire respect, trust, and confidence, Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; including expertise with presentation skills. Ability to establish therapeutic alliances and rapport required to work with a diverse patient population. Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures while working within the collaborative team framework,Superior team-building skills,Experience teaching medical students, doctoral-level interns and post-doctoral fellows, parents

Physical Job Requirements:

  • May require standing, walking and sitting for extended amounts of time.
  • Occasionally lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Requires corrected vision, hearing and speech within normal ranges. Must be able to effectively communicate with patients and team members

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