Friday, June 15, 2012

Florida State University College of Medicine, Fort. Myers, FL, USA - 1 Behavioral Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSUCOM) Department of Medical Humanities & Social Sciences is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in integrated  behavioral health  at the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HNS) a teaching site for the FSUCOM .
The fellow will function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team in primary Pediatrics, Family Medicine and Women’s Health clinics. Primary duties will include providing screenings and diagnostic evaluations, behavioral consultations and brief interventions with children, adults and families. The fellowship will consist of clinical activity, didactics, supervision & mentorship and research opportunity. Activities will allow for fulfillment of licensure requirement in the State of Florida.

The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HNS) includes the Isabel Collier Read Medical Campus in Immokalee and primary care clinics in Naples.  Fellows train at the  Federally Qualified Health Center which serves as a training site for medical students, psychology postdoctoral fellows and other health trainees. The health center includes Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Adult Care, Dental, Obstetrics /Gynecology, and Behavior Health Services.  Immokalee is a small rural community in southwest Florida and a designated Health Professions Shortage Area. The patient population is made up primarily of Latino migrant farm workers but also includes Haitian, African American and a rural Caucasian population. Fellows also see patients at the Naples primary care clinics.  Immokalee is situated approximately 30 minutes from Naples, an area known for its beaches and cultural activities.
Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship. Candidate should be fluent in Spanish and be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine to train providers for underserved populations.

Benefits: Stipend of $40,000(1st year) and $45,000 (2nd year) plus a generous benefits package. Applications will be reviewed as received. Please submit inquiries and/or cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation via email to:

Elena Reyes, PhD
Associate Professor
Southwest Florida Regional Director
Florida State University College of Medicine
(239) 658-3087