Are you looking for a rewarding clinical career where the same specialized, coordinated, personalized care you offer your patients, is replicated by more than 350 clinical specialists and 7,000 employees across an entire multi-specialty health system?  Do you care for your patients, well, as if they were family, and expect others with whom you entrust patient care to do the same?

If working in a patient centered, physician directed, free standing hospital environment within a health system that provides a continuum of care unmatched in Virginia is appealing, then we'd like to talk with you. We have a unique career opportunity to join the team at Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, Virginia's largest inpatient rehabilitation hospital.  

Full Time Rehabilitation or Clinical Psychologist
Located in a scenic waterfront community in historic southeast Virginia, Riverside Rehabilitation Institute ("RRI")
is looking for a rehabilitation or clinical psychologist to provide inpatient and outpatient services at Virginia's largest full-service physical rehabilitation facility.  As the only inpatient facility serving a regional community of over 1.5 million, our doctors specialize in the clinical assessment and intervention of patients with spinal cord injury, amputees and stroke. We provide outpatient services for those suffering from chronic pain, depression, anxiety and adjustment disorders. As a member of our clinical team, you will also have the opportunity to provide consultation to our long term acute care hospital and supervise doctoral psychology students.

Riverside Rehabilitation Institute on the water

Riverside Rehabilitation Institute is CARF accredited in TBI and Stroke.  We are licensed by the State of Virginia and nationally accredited by two independent and respected organizations (Joint Commission, CARF).  The majority of our patients have conditions related to stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, general debilitation, neurological impairment, selected orthopedic diagnosis or amputation.  We are supported by a multidisciplinary medical group of over 350 physicians across nearly every specialty, a Level 2 Emergency and Trauma Center with certified stroke center designation, 24/7 emergency neurology, neurosurgical , orthopedic, heart  and general surgical capabilities.


  • Phd in clinical/counseling/rehabilitation psychology
  • Completion of accredited APA clinical psychology internship
  • Licensed or license eligible in the State of Virginia

What we believe.
We are uniquely empowered medical professionals who every day, have the privilege of providing competent, courteous, compassionate and accessible care to our community. We do this by working together as partners, continuously collaborating on care delivery. We listen to each other and to our patients. And then we deliver some of the best medical outcomes possible. Our mission of improving health and enhancing the well being of our community is being realized one physician - and one patient - at a time.

Dr. James Lesnick, Vice President and Medical Director, Riverside Medical Group

Want to learn more?

Ready to take the next step?

  • Apply now for: PhD Psychologist
  • Contact the Talent Recruitment Center at (757) 534-5627 or (866) 929-9905. We look forward to talking with you.