Req #: 12860 Department: Eating Disorders Inpatient Unit Schedule: Full-Time Shift: Days with an occasional weekend shift Hours: Day shift Hours Per Week: 40 Minimum Education Required: PhD or PsyD
The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is one of the nation's leading programs for the treatment of children, teens, and adults with eating disorders. As a Postdoctoral Fellow you: Will work primarily day shift Monday-Friday but also provide coverage for weekends/snow days/holidays, on a rotating basis, as needed. Anticipated start date for this position is August/September 2017. Provide direct psychological services to assigned specialized individual patients and groups Interview patients to obtain psychological history Complete written psychological assessments Participate in treatment planning Conduct individual and group therapy using the therapeutic framework appropriate to the patient's needs and the program's treatment philosophy (e.g., psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, DBT, etc.) Monitor patients' progress Work closely with assigned supervisor to improve clinical skill; attend supervision sessions; and respond constructively to clinical feedback and supervision Communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team Maintain patient documentation in accordance with program and Health System requirements Administer and score psychological tests Provide specialized consultation and assessments May be responsible for completing all discharge summaries for patients for whom assigned as primary therapist.
Education, training, experience:
Completion of Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree program from a school of psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), which included supervised practicum, internships, field or laboratory training appropriate to the practice of psychology. Please send CV, three letters of recommendation, and cover letter to Dr. Irene Rovira: or 6535 North Charles St., Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21204
Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
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