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IBH Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

We are recruiting for a IBH Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow to join our team!We are here for life's journey.Where is your life journey taking you?Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all:Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health.DepartmentCHS Behavioral HealthJob SummaryPost-doctoral fellow providestherapeutic services as a qualified licensure candidate under the direct supervision of a licensed behavioral health provider in the primary care medical setting.Clinical services include supervised diagnostic assessment and brief evidence-based interventions for behavioral health disorders, co-occurring chronic medical conditions, and substance use disorders. Post-doctoral fellow provides interventions focused on health behavior change with a multicultural lens and emphasis on the impact of social determinants of health on overall functioning. Post-doctoral fellow also provides case management and case coordination to facilitate referrals to specialty care as needed. Clinician functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team in the primary care medical setting as well as part of the larger organization. Post-doctoral fellow is actively involved in quality improvement, data monitoring and in research projects. Post-doctoral fellow participates as a member of the Integrated Behavioral Health Division.Two training tracks are available:Track 1: Family Medicine with Specialty Focus in Refugee Health.This track focuses on integrated primary care services throughout the lifespan. The fellow will be placed in 2 Denver Health family medicine clinics with opportunity to provide integrated services for refugees.Track 2: Pediatric Primary Care with Specialty Focus in Infant Mental Health.Pediatric primary care provides services from birth to age 18. Infant mental health will be a specialty focus with attention to the parent-child dyad and will learn Healthy Steps and PC Care interventions. Denver Health also serves children in foster and kinship placements with opportunity for fellow involvement. This position will provide experience in collaboration with pediatric medical specialties including gastroenterology, complex care, nursery clinic, neurology, nutrition, and more.Essential Functions:

  • Responsibilities1.Consultation: To include brief assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and evidence-based intervention. Provides high quality clinical services to individuals referred to integrated behavioral health. Provides services that are appropriate to the age, developmental capacity, and systemic needs of the patient. Consults with providers as part of the interdisciplinary team and generates recommendations, referrals, and case management as needed.2.Documentation: Complete appropriate documentation of therapeutic interventions in the medical record commensurate with organizational expectations.3.Supervision: Participation in supervision with licensed behavioral health provider to obtain hours toward appropriate licensure.4.Other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities1.Post-doctoral fellow provides services in accordance with evidence-based clinical framework and is knowledgeable about effective practices in primary care medical settings. Knowledge of psychiatric and physical health conditions.2.Post-doctoral fellow has critical thinking skills as well as advanced written and oral communication skills.3.Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality of patients' records.4.Ability to promote health behavior change.Education:
    • Doctoral degree in psychology required.Work Experience:
      • Completion of predoctoral internship and graduation from an APA accredited institution with a doctoral degree in psychology. Clinical experience providing behavioral health services in a primary care medical clinic strongly preferred.Licenses:
        • 1.Graduation from an APA accredited institution with a PhD or PsyD.2.Registered with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a qualified licensure candidate (Psychologist Candidate).ShiftWork TypeRegularSalary$55,000.00 - $55,000.00 / yrBenefits
          • Competitive pay
          • Outstanding benefits
          • Education opportunities
          • Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
          • State-of-the-art facilities
          • Immediate retirement plan matching
          • Professional clinical advancement program
          • Participation in evidence-based projects
          • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
          • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employerOur Values
            • Excellence- We are better every day
            • Compassion- We care for everyone
            • Relentlessness- We fight for everyone
            • Stewardship- We use resources responsibly
            • Learning- We educate the next generationAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For read more about our commitment to diversity visit:

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