Rush University Children’s Hospital in Chicago, IL is recruiting a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology. There are opportunities for program development, quality improvement initiatives and research. Qualified candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD) in clinical psychology, or comparable degree, and have completed an APA-approved internship. Start date is July 2020 with consideration/flexibility for later starting dates.
Anticipated clinical responsibilities include providing: outpatient psychotherapy in a medical coping clinic serving youth adjusting to and living with medical diagnoses; outpatient assessment and brief consultative intervention in a fetal-neonatal center; and, consultation-liaison to inpatient pediatric units including the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). There are opportunities for research and quality improvement initiatives (~ 20%).
The Section of Pediatric Psychology supports an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship and as such peer supervision of and interaction with psychology trainees is anticipated.
The Section of Pediatric Psychology is embedded within the Department of Pediatrics in Rush University Children’s Hospital and collaborates very closely with pediatric subspecialties to provide comprehensive care for infants to young adults. Located on Chicago’s Near West Side, the section cares for racially and ethnically diverse youth and families from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
TO APPLY: Please submit your CV, cover letter and 3 letters of recommendation.
Additional inquiries can be directed to Michelle Greene, PhD, at Michelle_Greene@rush.edu. Applications are due 1/10/20 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. References can send their letters of recommendation to Faculty_Recruitment@rush.edu or Michelle_Greene@rush.edu.
Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.
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