Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) is seeking a full time child clinical/pediatric psychologist within our Autism Spectrum Center (ASC). The ASC program resides within the Division of Pediatric Psychology & Neuropsychology at MWPH. The psychologist in this position will be expected to provide diagnostic interviews and psychological evaluations to patients suspected of having autism spectrum disorder (training on the ADOS-2 and other specialty diagnostic measures is required). The psychologist will work on a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced evaluation clinic, which provides services to patients ranging in age from infancy to late adolescence. The psychologist will also be expected to provide individual and family therapy services to children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, as well as conduct social skills groups. Additionally, the psychologist will participate in the training and supervision of doctoral level externs, interns, and postdoctoral fellows. Additional opportunities may be available, based on the applicant’s interest and needs of the department.
MWPH is a jointly owned corporate affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center, located in Baltimore City, MD. Our catchment area is within inner-city Baltimore and surrounding areas, providing opportunities for working with patients from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, including a large population of African-American, Hispanic, and Orthodox Jewish families. We are also continuing to see an increase in families coming for evaluations from rural areas of Maryland. MWPH is located in the northwest area of the city in the Mt. Washington neighborhood (about 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore), and is just over an hour drive of Washington, DC and about 90 minutes from Philadelphia.
Applicants must be licensed in psychology in Maryland and credentialed members of MWPH’s medical staff before being able to commence the position. Competitive salary and full benefits package are available. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Kenneth Gelfand, Psychology Manager, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.