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Hurley Medical Center & Hurley Children’s Hospital enthusiastically invite applicants to join our growing pediatric psychology team!  Pediatric psychology is a small, but mighty presence in a close-knit team of compassionate and collaborative medical professionals. This full-time, clinically-focused position is embedded within dynamic & warm pediatric healthcare teams across inpatient and outpatient settings.

At Hurley, we celebrate the multicultural identities of individuals and are committed to reducing health disparities, increasing access, and addressing social determinants of health. We aspire to tailor our work to the lived experiences of our patients, and to build teams that are enriched by diversity and reflect the communities we serve. We welcome psychologists who are passionate advocates and allies, as we cultivate environments of belonging, equity, diversity and inclusion.

We are seeking a team-oriented and flexible pediatric psychologist to provide evidence-based, culturally-responsive clinical services to a diverse population of pediatric patients. The psychologist will provide consultation in at least one integrated-care setting, and serve our Outpatient Pediatric Psychology Clinic.

Pediatric Psychology Integrated Services

  • The Inpatient Consultation/Liaison Service operates within Hurley Children’s Hospital, a 42-bed children’s-designated hospital within Hurley Medical Center. Collaborating closely with a team of pediatric medical residents, hospitalists, intensivists, subspecialists, nurses, social workers, case managers, dieticians, and child life specialists, Pediatric Psychology serves the general pediatrics and pediatric intensive care units. Consultations cover a broad range of clinical, developmental and health psychology presentations for patients admitted to the Children’s Hospital.
  • The Pediatric Integrated Primary Care Service is embedded within Hurley Children’s Center, located at the heart of the city and directly above Flint’s bustling Farmer’s Market. Pediatric Psychology is fully integrated into the Michigan State University-affiliated pediatric residency continuity clinic and adolescent medicine clinic. Sharing a large common workroom alongside residents, attendings, nurses, social workers, and a dietitian, the psychologist provides tailored primary care behavioral health (PCBH) services including consultation, assessment, triage, and brief intervention.

The Outpatient Pediatric Psychology Clinic is co-located alongside multiple pediatric subspecialties within Hurley’s West-Flint Campus. Pediatric psychology coordinates closely with diverse medical specialties to provide outpatient assessment and therapeutic intervention services; addressing a variety of pediatric clinical-health presenting problems including, but not limited to, neurodevelopmental presentations, functional and somatic symptoms, adjustment to chronic medical conditions, medical adherence, sleep difficulties, nonpharmacologic pain management, encopresis & enuresis, and health-compromising feeding/eating concerns.

Hurley provides broad opportunities to embrace and develop multiple aspects of one’s professional identity. Based on interest and experience, pediatric psychologists may participate in the following:

  • Teaching residents within the Michigan State University-affiliated pediatrics residency program
  • Faculty appointment to Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine
  • Participation in Pediatric Medical Subspecialty Clinics
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives and Scholarly Activity
  • Institutional and university-based leadership opportunities

Wellness & Benefits

  • Monday through Friday, daytime schedule
  • Full Medical Staff Membership
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account, and flexible spending accounts
  • Matched 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Competitive benefit packages with educational funds, bonus incentives, and front-loaded PTO
  • Employee Discount Programs & Wellness Programs, including a 24/7 onsite fitness center

Our Hospital & Community

Hurley Children’s Hospital and Hurley Medical Center is located in the heart of Flint, Michigan and serves the greater Flint and Genesee County area. As a publicly-owned, safety-net institution, Hurley Children’s Hospital/Hurley Medical Center has over 100 years of steadfast dedication to its mission of clinical excellence, service to people. Home to a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Center, and the region’s only Children’s Emergency Room, Pediatric ICU, and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Program, Hurley is a regional leader in pediatric care. Hurley faculty are dedicated to educating the next generation of innovative & compassionate healthcare providers, training approximately 1700 learners each year.

We are proud of our community and our Flint Kids!  Flint is a mid-sized city, centrally placed among the vibrant urban centers of Southeastern Michigan and the natural wonders of the Great Lakes and beautiful State Parks. Our revitalized downtown is energized with activity from local universities, a thriving Farmer’s Market, and a state-of-the art cultural campus, complete with a historic theater, museums, observatory, and library. With low cost of living, minimal traffic and easy access to highways and airports, the Flint area is a great home-base from which to explore.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. and pre-doctoral internship from an APA/CPA-accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology program
  • Completion of post-doctoral training emphasizing pediatric psychology, health psychology and/or child/adolescent clinical psychology
  • Minimum 3 years of training and experience in collaborative/integrated behavioral health settings and working with pediatric health psychology presentations
  • Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible as a doctoral level psychologist in Michigan

Join the Hurley Family

Hurley Children’s Hospital/Hurley Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and treats all employees with dignity, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, life experiences and beliefs, regardless of race, age, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, height, weight, marital status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

  • Please send a letter of interest and CV to Catherine Metz, Service Line Administrator at Subject Line: Pediatric Psychologist Position
  • Questions may be directed to Rebecca Ellens, PsyD, Pediatric Psychologist, Hurley Medical Center & Hurley Children’s Hospital at

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