Thursday, July 14, 2011

Salud Family Health Centers, Frederick, CO, USA - 1 Postdoctoral position clinical psychology

Plan de Salud del Valle, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with nine clinics dedicated to providing primary health services to all the residents of a defined catchment area, covering parts of Weld, Boulder, Adams, Larimer, Morgan and Logan Counties, Colorado. The Salud system follows an integrated model of care that aims to ensure high quality medical, dental, and behavioral health services to traditionally underserved populations, thus reducing barriers to care.

The fellowship is a one-year position in integrated primary care psychology. The fellow will function as an integral part of the behavioral health team, consisting of psychologists, social workers, counselors, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate-level trainees. Primary job duties will include conducting mental health screenings and diagnostic evaluations, providing consultation services and brief interventions as requested by primary care providers, and providing individual, family, and/or group psychotherapy consistent with the fellow’s experience and specific interests. In addition, the fellow will conduct psychological assessments for adult patients as requested by the treating team. The fellow will provide supervision, under supervision of a licensed psychologist, to graduate practicum students. There will be various opportunities for teaching, research, and becoming involved in management and administration as they arise and are consistent with the fellow’s interest.

- Completion of APA accredited or non-APA accredited internship
- Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology; Psy.D. in clinical psychology
- Strong commitment to working with underserved populations
- Ability to provide services with cultural competence and sensitivity
- Ability to deliver services in Spanish (preferred) Benefits
- Stipend = $37,000 plus $1000 for travel
- Health Insurance - Vacation (10)
- Sick days (12)
- Professional development time

Please submit inquiries and/or cover letter, CV, and two letters of recommendation via email to: Katrin Seifert, Psy.D. Associate Clinical Training Director Salud Family Health Centers P.O. Box 189, Frederick, CO