Psychologist - Psycho-Oncology

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 174979-1A
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2022
Category: Physician

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About the Job

The Lahey Hospital and Medical Cancer Center is seeking to hire a full-time clinical psychologist with expertise in psycho-oncology. The position will involve a combination of direct clinical care, coordination of services, and collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to provide state of the art and comprehensive care to patients with oncologic and hematologic diseases.

 Primary Responsibilities:

· Conduct clinical assessments and psychotherapy (individual and group) with adults undergoing treatment for cancer, survivors, and their caregivers

· Assist with overseeing referrals and coordination of services among psychology, psychiatry and social work

· Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to develop and implement care models that improve access to mental health services for the Cancer Center’s population of patients with cancer

· Provide clinical supervision for psychology interns and fellows 

Position Requirements:

· PhD/PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program

· License-eligible to practice in Massachusetts

· Qualified for an academic appointment at Tufts Medical School at the rank of Instructor

· Training in health psychology with expertise in evidence-based treatments such as CBT and ACT

· At least two years of experience post-fellowship in working with patients with cancer preferred

 veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Please send CV to: [email protected]