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Postdoctoral Fellow Psychology - (200000RA)
Children's National Hospital in Washington, DC
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Date Posted August 06, 2020
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Description 

Postdoctoral Fellow Psychology - (200000RA)



The Postdoctoral Fellow Psychology will provide clinical services for patients and families of patients, including assessment, consultation, psychological testing, brief psychotherapy, and when indicated, longer-term therapy, and behavioral interventions.



Minimum Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
or Psy .D. in Clinical Psychology from an AP A-accredited program (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Experience working with children and adolescents from diverse backgrounds, experience working chronic illness', and multi-disciplinary team experience (Preferred)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Training in evidenced-based psychological interventions.
Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Required Licenses and Certifications
Register with District of Columbia for supervision by licensed psychologist as requirement toward licensure.
Two thousand hours post-degree
conferral required prior to obtaining license in D.C. Pref

Functional Accountabilities

Customer Service
1. Provide caregiver guidance and psychotherapy to youth and families living with HIV/AIDS.
2. Complete psychological evaluations of HIV-positive yourth and consult with family members, educational advocates and schools as needed.
4. Provide mental health consultation to primary care patients and their medical providers.

Teamwork/ Communication
1. Participate on CNMC Special Immunology and Adolescent Medicine teams to provide total care to clients.
2. Document services performed in the EMR systems.
3. Collect data as needed for program.
4. Participate in grant reporting requirements.

Problem Solving
1. Work with team to ensure compliance with grant expectations and requirements.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance


Primary Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

111 Michigan Avenue 

 Washington 20010

Job: Internship / Trainee

Organization: Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med

Regular / Temporary: R (Regular)

Position Status: FT - Full-Time

Shift: Day

Work Schedule: 8am-4:30pm

Posting Date: Mar 16, 2020

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