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ChildServe Pediatric Clinical Psychologist-Full Time-Johnston in Johnston, Iowa

Pediatric Clinical Psychologist-Full Time-Johnston

Behavioral Health (Mental Health, RBTs, Psychologists, BCBA) Johnston, Iowa



This is a unique opportunity for a Pediatric Clinical Psychologist who is licensed or license eligible to conduct assessments, offer recommendations for services, and provide treatments as appropriate to children and young adults.

ChildServe is a physician-led CARF-accredited pediatric specialty healthcare organization that cares for nearly 4,600 children each year. We treat children with developmental disabilities, including those with neurodevelopmental disabilities, behavioral problems, autism, Down syndrome, and other diagnoses.

Join ChildServe’s multidisciplinary team of experts including pediatric psychology, mental health therapists, nurse practitioners, PT, OT, SLP, and Iowa’s only board certified pediatric physiatrist.

Where You'll BeDes Moines is an award winning community that offers world class education, commute times averaging 20 minutes or less, welcoming suburbs, and a vibrant downtown with unique and eclectic restaurants and shops. Plus many one-of-a-kind experiences, including:

  • Sculpture Park, featuring works of 22 of the world’s most celebrated artists

  • #2 Top Farmer’s Market in America with over 300 vendors

  • Festivals and outdoor concerts

  • Diverse theater scene

  • Local breweries producing award winning craft beers

    What You’ll Do

  • Appropriately select psychologically based instruments to use in assessments and administer, score and interpret assessments accurately.

  • Communicate assessment results with child, family, and other appropriate parties maintaining the dignity and respect of the child and the family.

  • Develop recommendations consistent with assessment findings, child goals, family goals, and team consensus.

  • Devise and implement appropriate treatment programs, including therapy, counseling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues.

  • Help clients define goals and plan action to achieve personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment.

What You’ll Need

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology.

  • State of Iowa Psychology license or eligible for Provisional Psychology License (Post-Doctoral applicants accepted).

  • Preferred: experience working with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferred.

  • Preferred: experience working with people affected by autism spectrum disorders.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.

  • Must be able to independently lift, transfer, or move a minimum of 50 pounds.

Why ChildServe?

ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today! Child Serve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.