Postdoctoral Fellow (Center for Eating Disorders)

  • Job Reference: 51511615-2
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Sheppard Pratt Health System
  • Location: Towson, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job description:

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

Job Details:

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