Clinical Psychologist - Obesity Medicine

The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 months ago

Facility Description:

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,007 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region's largest employers.

TGH is the area's only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need.

The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children's Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.

Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2018-19, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties:

Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded

disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

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Position Description:

Under general supervision of a Manager or designee and following the established policies, procedures and professional guidelines, the Clinical Psychologist diagnoses and evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals referred by physicians. Administers programs of treatment, interview and observes patients and selects, administers and interprets intelligence, achievement, interest, personality, neuro-psychological and other tests to diagnose and to formulate treatment plans.

Also responsible for the treatment of psychological disorders, and serves as consultant and participates in research endeavors. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.

Education: Doctorate degree in Psychology from an APA approved program in accredited degree granting college or university. Post-doctoral internship in Clinical Psychology from an APA-approved program.Broadly trained Clinical Psychologist with training or experience working with obesity medicine or bariatric patients.

License: Current license with the State of Florida as a Psychologist or the ability to obtain a license prior to start. Eligible to obtain privileges through the TGH Medical Staff office.



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