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Supervising Psychologist Eating Disorders-Princeton (Full Time)

Job ID: 217624
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Day Shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


Under supervision from the Site Director, provides comprehensive oversight of the program including senior level clinical leadership in treatment planning and patient care, program development and refinement, supervision and evaluation of staff performance and performance improvement activities.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

1. Clinical Competency and supervision/oversight: Provide senior level clinical expertise in treatment planning and patient care for assigned program(s). Oversee and assist staff in managing clinical crises and transfer to inpatient units. Provide clinical supervision to staff and facilitate team meetings. Provide orientation for new employees and clearly communicate expectations Set goals for staff training, education and self-development and assign/oversee attendance at trainings. Participates in psychology internship training committee, including selection, supervision and training of interns. Provides weekly supervision for psychology practicum students, predoctoral interns or postdoctoral fellows. 

2. Program Development: Develop and oversee all aspects of clinical services using best practices approaches Assists program director in development and refinement of program content and components. Coordinates research on best practices and clinical outcomes to inform and improve program components. Identify areas for program growth; refine and oversee suggested improvements and changes. Recommend areas for overall staff training and development

 3. Team Leadership: Monitor program resources and develop staff and group schedules, assign staff according to need. Set a tone and facilitates good working team relationships and communication. Models Caring Customer Service behaviors for internal and external customers. Set clear expectations for teamwork among staff. Act as liaison within the PHBH continuum 

4. Administrative Functions: Provide regular feedback of performance and annually evaluate the performance of clinical staff. Monitor staff progress toward the attainment of annual goals Participate in the preparation and revision of policies and procedures pertaining to Princeton House’s overall outpatient service programs. Provide support and back up for Utilization Reviewer and UM process 

5. Regulatory Oversight: Ensure that the program remains in compliance with various regulatory bodies including JCAHO, Medicare, Medicaid, and the New Jersey DOH, DMAHS and DAS. Perform chart audits to assess staff compliance with documentation requirements.

 6. Performance Improvement: Assume a leadership role in the implementation of hospital and program performance improvement plans, initiatives and goals. Oversee issues such as incidents, length of stay, status at discharge, and attendance to ensure best possible treatment outcomes. Seeks grant funding, where appropriate, to support clinical research, program evaluation and/or program components. 

Other Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

1. Actively market program through a variety of mechanisms including presentations, meetings with referral sources, development of marketing strategies, etc. 

2. Promote and maintain standards of confidentiality. 

3. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education Doctorate in psychology or related field, NJ license or 1-year permit holder in NJ. 

Related Work Experience:

 Five years experience in a mental health field and treatment of the program's patient population and two years of supervisory experience is required. Two years licensure preferred. Can additional experience substitute for education? If “yes”, specify type of experience


NJ license or 1-year permit holder in NJ.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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