Geriatric & Rehabilitation Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Geriatric & Rehabilitation Psychology Post-doctoral Fellow works in the Section of Geriatric & Rehabilitation Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. This training position provides the training and clinical hours necessary for licensure as a psychologist with training experiences focused on the inpatient and outpatient mental health care of older adults and individuals with acute and chronic illnesses as well as acquired injuries. Responsibilities will include inpatient assessment and treatment, outpatient psychotherapy, engagement with ongoing scholarship in the section, and assisting in the administration of the inpatient service.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
The fellow must have:
· Completed a pre-doctoral internship with an APA accredited program.
· Advanced proficiency in psychological assessment and treatment in healthcare settings.
· Demonstrated aptitude for clinical research, education scholarship, or policy-related advocacy.
· Experience in interprofessional clinical work.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
· Completion of inpatient psychology consults with documentation filed within 24 hours.
· Provision of ongoing assessment and treatment of inpatients as needed.
· Maintenance of an appropriate outpatient, psychotherapy caseload as determined by clinical supervisor.
· Management of inpatient case assignment.
· Clinical teaching and formal didactic presentations for health psychology residents and other learners as assigned.
More about Rush University Medical Center:
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.
Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.
Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.
Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.
The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.
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