Clinical Psychologist, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Service Line
Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 297735
The Rush Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Service Line is pleased to announce a position opening for a full-time outpatient clinical psychologist to support gastroenterology (GI) patient care at the main campus location in Chicago, IL. The Rush Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Service Line's gastroenterology programs provide a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, utilizing the talents and resources of a broad team comprised of physicians, clinical psychologist, advanced practice providers, dietitians, nurse clinicians and additional support staff. The GI programs span the subspecialties of general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal and motility, and interventional which often comprise of patients in need of clinical psychology support to provide comprehensive care for the mind and gut. Therefore, the Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Service Line's Clinical Psychologist position is a highly valued team member of the gastroenterology team.
Provide evaluations for behavioral health needs for gastroenterology patients via an individual or a group-based interventions.
Provide the full range of evidenced-based psychological screening, assessment, psychosocial & behavioral interventions and education to patients seen in the Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Service Line using best practice models.
Utilize evidence based psychotherapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Attend and participate in all interdisciplinary Digestive Diseases and Nutrition team meetings.
Work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary Digestive Diseases and Nutrition teams to develop clinical practice guidelines that include GI behavioral health.
Demonstrate competence in diversity of all patients, families, and colleagues with respect to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, ability status, religion, political beliefs, socioeconomic status, and any other factors related to systemic oppression.
Consult and collaborate with interdisciplinary Digestive Diseases and Nutrition team members to develop intervention strategies related to physical and psychosocial challenges for GI patients.
Document and chart patient visits using an electronic medical record.
Triage and refer patients as needed to collaborating colleagues across disciplines, departments, and communities.
Participate in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Service quality and program development projects.
Participate in training Health Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellows in Clinical Health Psychology as well as Residents and Fellows.
Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. T...hese accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.