Cook Children's Fort Worth Specialty Clinic

Psychologist, NEST (44837925)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas - United States
Posted: 3/24/2018

Psychologist, NEST

Full-Time Days

The Psychologist is a full-time position responsible for direct patient care in the NEST Center. Psychologist administers, scores, and interprets psychological testing with patients (ages 0-5 years). Provides counseling for but not limited to test results and other factors that may influence the development of pediatric patient age 0-5. Opportunity to participate in developmental outcomes research for the NICU graduate patient population. Willingness to undergo training and certification on any new developmental, behavioral, or psychological assessment tools for future implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited institution. Texas license as a Psychologist. Training in child growth and development required. Prior experience in pediatric setting, strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrates commitment to high standards of patient care and other customer relations practices. Must be certified to conduct the Bayley Scales of Infant Development III and will be required to certify as new versions of Bayley Scales of Infant development are published. Experience/comfortable performing other standardized developmental and behavioral testing from infancy through 5 years of age.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Maintains a current, valid Texas State License to practice psychology as a Licensed Psychologist; CPR


Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Psychology

Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of seven entities - a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.

Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise - to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day. For more information, please visit

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