Eating Disorders Specialist
- Drexel University
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 10/07/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Eating Disorders Specialist
Job no: 496841
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Arts & Sciences
Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.
Drexel University's Weight, Eating, and Lifestyle Science (WELL) Clinic (drexel.edu/wellclinic) is hiring a Clinical Psychologist with education, background, and interest in providing specialized treatment for individuals presenting with eating disorders. The WELL Clinic provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based outpatient treatment for eating disorders and related conditions. We aim to disseminate high quality treatments into the Philadelphia region to ensure that individuals presenting with eating and weight concerns are able to get the specialized treatment that they need. The WELL Clinic also serves as a top-notch training site for professionals, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.
This position is a full-time clinical position involving conducting individual assessments and delivering evidence-based treatment for eating and weight disorders. The clinician will have minimum Master’s level degree and a valid licensure to provide therapy in the state of Pennsylvania. The clinician will receive specialized training and supervision in disseminating evidence-based treatments for eating and weight disorders. There may be opportunities to develop areas of special interests (e.g., working with children and adolescents, athletes, and comorbid medical and psychological conditions). This position may require building networks with other providers across Pennsylvania to build Clinic’s referral system. Clinician may be involved in providing training and supervision to trainee clinicians (e.g. clinical interns).
- Clinical intervention/patient contact
- Coordination of care
- Attending Training and Supervision meetings With Clinical Director
- Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Professional Counseling
- PA Licensed or license-eligible
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with specialty in treating individuals with eating disorders using evidence-based treatments
- Clinical experience
- Interest in supervisory experience.
- Typically sitting at a desk/table
University City, Philadelphia, PA
This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of K. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.
Advertised: Oct 5 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 6 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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