Clinical Health Psychologist: GI/Endoscopy Medical Home

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7105653 (Ref.No. ccf16251753)
Posted: July 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Clinical Health Psychologist: GI/Endoscopy Medical Home

Cleveland Clinic's Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute is currently seeking a qualified and motivated Health Psychologist for an outpatient position with the GI/Endoscopy medical home team in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

Our GI/Endoscopy Medical Home model of care provides an integrated patient-centered population health approach to management and treatment of Interventional Endoscopy patients, including bariatric endoscopy patients with a team including gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, a psychologist and a dietitian. Some clinical duties include: provide evaluations for behavioral health needs, individual and group-based interventions for patients with chronic gastroenterology advanced endoscopy conditions, pain management, pre/post endoscopic weight loss procedures evaluation and care, and management of post-bariatric/endoscopic surgery needs. New graduates and those with prior experience or exposure to health psychology, primary care, gastroenterology, obesity/bariatric care are welcome to apply. Interest and passion for the field of bariatrics and gastroenterology are preferred.

Our department offers a rich multidisciplinary collaborative environment for research. Educational offerings may include the teaching of students, trainees and post-doctoral fellows in health psychology and other disciplines in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM; a branch of Case Western Reserve University). The successful applicant will be appointed to the CCLCM at a level commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have completed a doctoral degree from an APA- or CPA-accredited psychology program, completed an internship with experience in health psychology and have completed a postdoctoral fellowship with a specialization in a health psychology related discipline. Eligibility for licensure in Ohio is essential. Strong candidates will possess expertise in pre-surgical evaluations and the provision of evidence-based treatments (such as CBT, MI, ACT, and biofeedback) for health-related depression, anxiety, and pain, as well as experience working with patients diagnosed with a chronic medical condition. Strong candidates should also have interest and experience supervising trainees in health psychology.

Please include your current CV and cover letter with your application addressed to:

Roberto Simons-Linares, MD

Director of Bariatric Endoscopy



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