Psychologist, Clinical Director for School-Based Behavioral Health
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Internal Number: 10221
Nemours Children's Health, Delaware is seeking a psychologist to join our School-Based Health Center (SBHC) team to serve as the Clinical Director for School-Based Behavioral Health. Nemours Children's Health brings together a deep commitment to the community with pediatric clinical excellence to care for patients in the locations that are most accessible to them. Nemours is excited to partner with several school districts in Delaware to deliver high-quality, team-based medical and behavioral health care in elementary and middle school-based health centers.
This position is responsible for delivering direct evidence-based clinical services to children and their families, as well as managing the School-Based Behavioral Health clinical team and programs. The Clinical Director will provide school-based behavioral health services including consultation, therapy, and assessment, as well as participate on interdisciplinary teams conducted in school settings. The Clinical Director will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the school-based behavioral health program, and management of all behavioral health therapists providing services in these settings. Opportunities for teaching and supervision are encouraged. This role includes many opportunities to participate in program development, leadership, advocacy, and community outreach.
Qualifications include a Ph.D/ Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology program, a pre-doctoral Internship from an APA-accredited site, and at least five years of postdoctoral experience in a child setting. Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible in DE.
Our ideal candidate would be skilled at working with interprofessional teams to deliver integrated, evidence-based care. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as a desire to work in a mission-driven environment to make a strong positive impact on the community.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment.
The mission of our Psychology division is to improve well-being through quality behavioral health care, education, training, and research in a collaborative, inclusive, and culturally responsive manner. Nemours (Nemours.org) is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are strongly encouraged to apply.
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, primary care practices, and school-based health centers 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. Psychologists are members of the medical staff at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware and are supported with applying for an academic appointment through the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.