Center for Autism - Child / Pediatric Psychologist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Cleveland Clinic, one of the world’s most distinguished academic medical centers and ranked by U.S. News & World Report announces a search for Child / Pediatric Psychology position in the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism. The center provides a range of services for children and their families to include diagnostic evaluation, outpatient therapeutic services, a specialized educational program, Lerner School for Autism, serving 100 children and adolescents, and consultation services. The center also has an active clinical research program supported by federal grants.

The psychologist position will provide diagnostic evaluations and other therapeutic services based on experience. There are further opportunities to participate in research and program development / leadership as we continue to grow. Additional roles include participation in multidisciplinary team meetings and teaching of general pediatric residents and fellows. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Qualifications include a doctorate in clinical, developmental or educational psychology, with APA approved internship, licensure or licensure eligibility in Ohio and one year of experience in child clinical or pediatric psychology setting. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the evaluation of Autism Spectrum Disorder and the implementation of evidenced-based intervention approaches with individuals and families.

The Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the best in the United States by US News &World Report and has 429 staffed beds. Our staff includes more than 300 physicians in 55 pediatric medical and surgical specialties providing over 800,000 outpatient visits. Our Center for Autism includes a year round school with an average census of 100 students, national and international consulting group, multiple locations and service lines.

Any questions about the position and the Center for Autism may be addressed to:

Cynthia R. Johnson, PhD, BCBA-D

Director, Center for Autism

At Cleveland Clinic Children's, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.

  • More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing the ~400 inpatient beds and 40+ outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children’s network, providing over 800,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, over 12,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.

  • More than 100 pediatric physicians are recognized annually as being among the 'Best Doctors in America.'

  • Cleveland Clinic Children's has consistently ranked among the 'Best Children's Hospitals' by U.S. News and World Report.

  • Our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program ranked as the best in Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

  • Our pediatric gastroenterology program ranks among the top 10 programs in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report.
  • Cleveland Clinic ranked 6th overall of 11 honorees by Diversity Inc in 2018. Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment and supplier diversity.

    Cleveland Clinic is firmly committed to being the best place to practice in medicine and providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment even through uncertain times. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day.

    Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

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    Cleveland is part of Northeast Ohio which is composed of six metropolitan areas. Each of them provides affordable real estate, excellent schools, safe communities as well as an abundance of outdoor activities. Find out here how great it is to live in Cleveland!

    The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

    Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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