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Rehabilitation/Pain Psychologist - Part Time

Department: Psychology
Location: Atlanta, GA

Part-Time Rehabilitation/Pain Psychologist


The Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, is recruiting a 32 hour per week (Mon-Thurs, 8 hrs per day), inpatient Rehabilitation Psychologist to work with patients with SCI, ABI, and other neuromedical conditions. This position will carry one team of 5-8 patients, and provide specialty pain psychology consultation service throughout the hospital. The Psychologist should have specialty training in rehabilitation, pain management, health/medical psychology, and/or ideally have inpatient hospital experience.


Primary responsibilities include active participation as a member of interdisciplinary teams, and providing comprehensive pain psychology consultation services, which may include pain assessment, consultation, pre-surgical evaluations, intervention and treatment recommendations, education, and individual, group and family counseling. The department currently has experienced psychology staff with services in spinal cord injury, brain injury, polytrauma, and pain management. The department also trains students, with mentoring/teaching opportunities available.


This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, health/dental/vision insurance, CEU opportunities, 403(b) with generous employer match, paid time off, and more.


The Shepherd Center is a private, not-for-profit, 152-bed facility specializing in the medical treatment, research, and rehabilitation for people with neurological injuries or illnesses. Voted in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Atlanta. The Shepherd Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 best rehabilitation hospitals in the nation.


     Position requires a PhD or PsyD from an APA-approved program in Clinical Psychology, and successful completion of a one or two-year postdoctoral fellowship/residency, or similar work experience, in a health-related Psychology position.

     Experience working on the inpatient setting and with interdisciplinary treatment teams is preferred.

     Psychologist licensed in the State of Georgia or eligible for licensure in Georgia.


For more information about this part-time position, please contact Laurie Nash, PhD, ABPP at To apply, please complete a job application through the hospital website: or contact Mr. Karl Brandt in Human Resources at or (404) 350-7770.   For more information about the Shepherd Center, please visit our website at The Shepherd Center is an equal opportunity employer.   

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