Postdoctoral Fellow Psychology (Primary Care Mental Health)

Jun 24, 2021
Sep 02, 2021
Full Time
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.) or PsyD in accredited program, or all doctoral requirements completed (including dissertation successfully defended and predoctoral clinical internship successfully completed) within 90 days of date of hire. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Training in evidenced-based psychological interventions.

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. (Preferred)

Functional Accountabilities
Customer Service
  • Provide caregiver guidance and psychotherapy to youth and their families.
  • Complete psychological evaluations of youth and consult with family members, educational advocates and schools as needed.
  • Provide mental health consultation to patients and their medical providers.
Teamwork/ Communication
  • Contribute to multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive care to clients.
  • Document services performed in the EMR systems.
  • Collect data as needed for program.
  • Participate in grant reporting requirements.
Problem Solving
  • Work with team to ensure compliance with grant expectations and requirements.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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