PHD or PsyD- Psychiatry Outpatient

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Day

Recruiter: Please contact Erica Moyer at for additional information



Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking an experienced psychologist for an outpatient position. The primary focus of this position will be the clinical treatment of neurodiverse individuals including those with autism and/or intellectual disability. Appropriate candidates must possess experience with individual and group-based evidence-based psychosocial interventions for a range of mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders. Expertise in working with neurodiverse individuals recovering from trauma would be particularly valued. Additionally, experience with evaluating neurodiversity needs including diagnostic and adaptive behavior/skills assessment is highly desired.

The psychologist will be part of a diverse team within the Division of Autism Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. This team includes a psychiatrist, advanced practice providers, psychologists, behavior analysts, speech and language therapists and master’s level therapists. This position may include opportunities to develop and administer behavioral health treatments in integrated medical settings as well as in a psychiatric clinic. There are also ample opportunities for teaching of medical students, psychology interns, general psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows as well as for clinical research and other academic endeavors. Current research and academic endeavors within the division include large state-funded public health initiatives aimed at reducing victimization of neurodiverse individuals and improving resilience for human service providers and supported individuals.

What We're Offering:


Competitive salary and benefits package

Work with highly qualified, friendly colleagues in a supportive health network

Attractive area to live, work and play

Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments in a collaborative environment

What We're Seeking:


PhD or PsyD from an APA-approved clinical psychology program

Pre-doctoral internship from an APA approved site and

One year of postdoctoral experience in a medical setting


What the Area Offers:


Welcoming family-oriented lifestyle with a multitude of outdoor activities year-round

Strong sense of community

Affordable cost of living, both suburban and urban

Excellent schools


For additional information, please contact:


Ashley Rice, Operations Director



About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 16,800 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa., and more than 3,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 90+ unique medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $100 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.



This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


Union: Non Bargained