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Health Psychologist-Bariatrics Full Time Days

Location Winfield, Illinois Business Unit Regional Medical Group Job REQID 84353 Job Function Mental Health/Social Services Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Description

The Health Psychologist reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Health Psychologist provides psychological evaluations and treatment for management of the psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute medical conditions, through the understanding of the interrelationships between behavioral, emotional, cognitive, social, and biological components of health and illness.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary role is the assessment and treatment of individuals seeking bariatric surgery
  • Treatment for individuals obtaining medical weight management or presenting with an eating disorder
  • Provide consultation to the bariatric interdisciplinary inpatient and outpatient team
  • Provide group and individual therapy and support to address maladaptive health habits and health risk issues.
  • Community education via psycho-educational seminars and presentations
  • Provides clinical input for program development and evaluation.
  • Provides care in a fashion that assures, embraces, and communicates the pledge, values of Northwestern Medicine.
  • Participates in the identification, development, and implementation of innovative quality improvement initiatives to address patient care challenges while maintaining a balance of cost effectiveness and quality of care.
  • Performs all other related activities as reasonably requested by NM-RMG.

AA/EOE.

Qualifications

Required:

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an APA, CPA or BPS or equivalent. Clinical Psychologist Licensure, Illinois or eligible.

Preferred:

  • Specialized training in health psychology as evidenced by APPCN or equivalent fellowship that included bariatrics.
  • Experience with programs involving weight management, smoking cessation, grief counseling, stress reduction, and reducing risky behaviors.
  • Experience with being a member of an interdisciplinary team.

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Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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