The Yale Child Study Center, in collaboration with Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, has an opening for a full-time pediatric psychologist to be fully embedded in the Section of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. The pediatric psychologist’s primary clinical responsibilities will be as part of the Yale Limb Restoration and Lengthening Program as well as the Female+ Athlete Program in the field of sports medicine. Services offered include but are not limited to the following: pre-surgical evaluations, acute and chronic pain management, post-operative coping, injury adjustment, and rehabilitation support.
Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology on the Clinical track and will provide intervention as part of an interdisciplinary team. Our embedded pediatric psychologists work collaboratively with pediatric sub-specialists, nurses, social workers, and allied professionals. For this role, the pediatric psychologist will offer outpatient consultation and treatment to patients and families seen through our Section of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and will be part of our growing Pediatric Psychology Program. Opportunities for cultivation of specialized interests are available and welcomed. Clinical care will involve a combination of in person visits and telehealth options to reach families across the state of Connecticut.
The mission of the Yale Child Study Center is to improve the mental health of children and families, advance understanding of their psychological and developmental needs, and treat and prevent childhood mental illness through the integration of research, clinical practice, and professional training. The Child Study Center is committed to recruiting, supporting and encouraging the most gifted clinicians, researchers, and leaders in the field today as well those in succeeding generations in the service of its clinical, research, training, policy, and prevention agendas.