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Clinical Psychologist I

Job ID: 104882 Date posted: September 15, 2020

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Psychologist Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time



The Clinical Psychologist I provides the following primary services: 1) Supports the activities of Sharp HealthCare’s Outcomes Research Institute by facilitating interdisciplinary research on health care practices, in order to identify and promote quality patient care across the health care community. 2) Education and supervision of activities related to the integration of medical and behavioral health services. 3) Assessment, consultation, and psychosocial counseling to the Sharp HealthCare customer base, by mobilizing the personal, social and environmental resources of patients to receive maximum benefits of medical care.

Kidney transplantation gives hope to thousands of patients with chronic kidney failure. It offers freedom from dialysis and the ability to lead a more active, healthier life.We specialize in both kidney and pancreas transplantation, offering transplants from living and deceased donors. Our team has transplanted more than 4,000 kidneys.A successful transplant requires many experts. Our program includes a team of specialists who provide the highest quality care to all patients and we are currently recruiting for a clinical psychologist as a welcomed addition to our program. Transplant surgeons, kidney doctors (nephrologists) and coordinators work together with social workers, registered dietitians and financial coordinators to deliver the extraordinary level of care we call The Sharp Experience.

Sharp Memorial Hospital is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Person-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego



8-hour day shift: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm; including weekends as needed

This is a Full-Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • PhD or PsyD from an APA accredited college or university, and completion of an APA accredited internship
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Current California Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Minimum one year of experience with providing psychological services for acute care medical hospital patients
  • Minimum one year of experience in the conduct and evaluation of health system outcomes research

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.


Keywords: LCP, Psychologist, Licensed, PsyD, PhD, Transplant, Kidney, Pancreas, Heart, Acute Care, Outcomes Research

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“After nearly 10 years of working here, it's still one of the hardest jobs I've ever loved. If you find a niche here, you'll be working with some of the smartest in the industry. This is where they'll respect you for thinking outside the box and kindness matters. They expect consistency and hard work, but pay you well to do it.”

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