Psychologist - Oncology Psychology - Baptist MD Anderson

Date Posted: Feb 23, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

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Job Summary

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baptist Behavioral Health of Jacksonville Florida are currently recruiting for 2 full-time licensed psychologists to work at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center with adult oncology patients and their family members.  Qualified applicants must have a doctoral degree in psychology and be licensed / license eligible in the State of Florida.  Training and experience in Health Psychology and experience in working with adult oncology patients preferred.


Our psychologists collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team.  Responsibilities include: assessment of oncology patients, provision of individual, couples and family psychotherapy, attendance at daily multidisciplinary tumor board meetings and consultation / liaison with the BMDACC team.


Services are provided at the outpatient Cancer Center and include in-office visits, as well as telehealth via Zoom.

Distinguished Programs


Baptist Health is proud to be the region’s only health system providing the full continuum of mental health care for children and adults ranging from outpatient services and partial hospitalization to inpatient care at our state-of-the-art riverfront facility. Baptist Health is the region’s most preferred health system and one of Modern Healthcare’s top 100 places to work where we are integrating behavioral health practitioners into primary care, cancer care, neurology, and beyond. Baptist Health leadership strongly supports the Behavioral Health Department and passionately believes mental health is an essential component of general health and well-being, and is imperative to the communities we serve. We have strong support across the region from donors and endowments and are proud to be the leader in behavioral healthcare services across 3 counties in Northeast Florida.


Baptist MD Anderson brings an unprecedented level of oncology care to Northeast Florida by providing comprehensive, integrated oncology services in partnership with the nation’s leading cancer center, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Baptist Health is proud to be one of only seven unique health systems in the United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care, and the Southeast patient care hub for MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson. Baptist MD Anderson will soon open a brand-new, 330,000 square foot patient-centered, state-of-the-art facility dedicated solely to the full spectrum of oncology care.



  • Specialty training in health psychology and experience in psycho-oncology and/or medical settings
  • In possession of or able to obtain an active, unrestricted Florida license
  • Eligible to be credentialed with major insurance panels
  • Ideal applicants for this position will also have training and experience with program development and collaborating in an integrated multidisciplinary care

Education Required


Education Preferred



  • 1-2 years Behavioral Health Experience

License and Certification

  • Licensed Psychologist Required


Baptist MD Anderson Ctr
1301 Palm Ave
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

For more than 20 years, health care consumers have named Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville the "most preferred healthcare provider" in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health system, Baptist Jacksonville provides the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies, such as the robotic-assisted da Vinci™ Surgical System. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is Baptist Health's flagship tertiary-care hospital. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has repeatedly been named among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals.” The hospital has also been ranked as high performing in more than 10 specialties from neurology and neurosurgery to gynecology, diabetes, endocrinology,oncology and more.  Baptist Health also has a new Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center, which is a regional epicenter for advanced treatment of strokes, aneurysms and other brain conditions.  As one of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is located close to sports, theater and music venues, museums, shopping and dining.

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About Baptist Health

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Our comprehensive care includes 6 award winning hospitals and more than 60 primary care and specialty physician offices, as well as home health care, rehabilitation services, behavioral health, Spiritual Care, occupational health and urgent care.

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