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Postdoctoral Fellow- Psychosocial Oncology

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare's Helen F. Graham Center - Psychosocial Oncology department is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow.

How YOU make an Impact
The primary job function is to provide direct clinical services to medical patients and family members, serve on multidisciplinary teams to provide care optimization by addressing the social and behavioral determinants of health that impact treatment adherence and healthcare inequity, engage in the provision of supervision, program development, and research activities in accordance with training goals, and complete relevant supervision and training requirement according to Delaware Psychology Licensure. The fellowship is aligned with Christiana Care strategy and designed to prepare psychologists for a career in integrated behavioral medicine in accordance with Optimal Health, Exceptional Experience, Caregiver Experience, and Organizational Vitality.
This is a one-year training program with Psychologist career opportunities available post training.

What We Offer

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Generous PTO Package

Employee Wellness Programs

Student Loan Forgiveness

Paid Parental Leave

Work & Life Balance

403b match and more...

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide direct ambulatory clinical services to medical patients and family members while taking individual, cultural, and social determinants of health factors into consideration. The direct clinical services may include the following:

Phone-based consultation and triage for newly referred patients

Psycho-diagnostic evaluation

Individual, couples, and family psychotherapy

Health behavior assessment and intervention services

Referral to internal and external behavioral health specialists or care providers as needed.

Crisis management as needed.
Provide acute care clinical services to medical patients and family members. The clinical services may include the following:

Provide direct patient consultation and brief intervention

Provide provider consultation regarding the patient's care needs and the social and behavioral determinants of health
Serve on Multidisciplinary Teams to optimize care by addressing the social and behavioral determinants of health that impact treatment adherence and healthcare inequity.

Provide direct patient consultation and brief intervention

Provide provider consultation regarding the patient's care needs and the social and behavioral determinants of health

Attend relevant multidisciplinary meetings
Provide integrated behavioral medicine care in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Concord Health Center. Integrated care services may include:

Provide direct patient consultation and brief intervention

Provide provider consultation

Provide individual, couples, and family psychotherapy
Training, Education, and Supervision

Engage in training and supervision activities with psychology externs, interns, and other healthcare trainees under the supervision of the licensed supervising psychologist

Develop training initiatives to provide relevant educational activities across the healthcare system

Receive weekly supervision in accordance with requirements for obtaining Delaware Psychology Licensure

Participate in relevant training and education opportunities with the behavioral health training program and the healthcare organization
Research/Program Development

Engage in ongoing research, program development & evaluation, and quality improvement projects

Develop and implement and individual research, program development/evaluation and/or quality improvement project over the course of the fellowship

Qualifications:

The degree is not yet conferred, the applicant must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by the start of the fellowship.

Completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship.

Eligibility to apply for Pennsylvania psychology licensure examination after conferral of psychology doctoral degree.

Specialty training, clinical experience, and/or expressed interest in psycho-oncology and behavioral medicine.

Interest in behavioral medicine research, participatory action research, program development & evaluation, community outreach, and/or clinical supervision is strongly desired.

Interest in addressing health inequities through... For full info follow application link.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1079157

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022

Updated On: Dec 06, 2022

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