REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGIST

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) in The MetroHealth System (MHS) is seeking a Rehabilitation or Health Psychologist with interest and training in the evaluation and management of adults with acquired neurological and musculoskeletal conditions or injuries including chronic pain. The psychologist will provide evidence-based psychological evaluation and treatment for patients following various neurological or musculoskeletal conditions or injuries including TBI, stroke, neurodegenerative disease, seizure disorder, spinal cord injury, amputation, and burn injury. A portion of the role will serve patients with chronic pain conditions via assessment of risk for opioid misuse and pre-surgical/implantable device evaluations, as well as psychological treatment for pain management. The psychologist will also support inpatient coverage as needed through our consultation liaison and rehabilitation services. Academic opportunities include protected research time for qualified candidates, and teaching medical students, interns, residents, and fellows in the Department of PM&R and Department of Psychiatry.

The MetroHealth System (MHS) is leading the way to a healthier community by delivering outstanding clinical care, training the next generation of clinicians and scientists, and embracing innovation and discovery. Academically affiliated with the renowned Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine, MHS is a federally designated Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems Center, a Level I Trauma and Burn Center, a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Magnet® certified for excellence in nursing. The psychologist will join our team of 5 faculty members within the Division of Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology and serve as an integral member of our multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams including our Pain and Healing Center which provides advanced technologies and treatment for pain such as therapeutic injections and electrical stimulation.

Qualified applicants will have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program and have completed an APA/CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship program. Preferred applicants will have pre-doctoral training in rehabilitation or health psychology, including experience working with acquired neurologic and musculoskeletal injuries/conditions and chronic pain in an interdisciplinary team model. Post-doctoral fellowship training in a healthcare or rehabilitation setting is preferred, but all candidates with interest and experience are encouraged to apply.

The MetroHealth System offers a competitive compensation package, health insurance, paid time off, liability insurance, academic appointment to the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine faculty at a rank commensurate with experience, CME opportunities, malpractice coverage, an impressive pension program with a generous employer match through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), and excellent environment for faculty to develop a strong clinical and research program (both basic and clinical).

Please submit a letter of interest and CV to Richard Wilson, MD: rwilson@metrohealth.org. In employment, as in education, The MHS and CWRU are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Learn More About Us - http://www.metrohealth.org/rehab, http://casemed.case.edu