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Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Description


Posted: 27-Oct-22

Location: Portland, Oregon

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 20319

Department Overview

About OHSULink www.ohsu.eduOHSU's singular focus on improving health starts with Oregonians and has global impact. We are the only academic health center in Oregon, but we're also nationally distinct as a university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This allows us to concentrate resources on research to prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals to succeed in an evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest knowledge and discoveries. We have 16,000 employees and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations. OHSU's stated mission to improve the health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence, innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.

About OHSU Doernbecher Children's HospitalLink https://www.ohsu.edu/doernbecherWith a strong tradition of teamwork, diversity and interdisciplinary care, we believe all children deserve the best. At Doernbecher, we built a hospital around that belief. It's why we have more specialists in children's health than anywhere else in the state. We offer the newest and most advanced treatments available, along with innovative collaborations and research opportunities. As Oregon's only academic health center, we strive to offer the best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington and beyond.

About The Institute on Development and Disability (IDD)Link https://www.ohsu.edu/institute-on-development-and-disability/about-us

The Institute on Development and Disability within the Department of Pediatrics at OHSU works with patients, families, clinicians, researchers and many other professionals to meet the goal of improving the lives of people with disabilities. We perform research and care to support every patient, from premature babies to older adults, facing changes in life due to the onset of disabling conditions. With more than 100 years of practice, we understand how to best meet the needs of our patients and their families in Oregon and beyond.

Function/Duties of Position

The behavioral pediatrics postdoctoral position emphasizes consultation and treatment activities within a pediatric setting. Clinical activities will focus on behavioral pediatrics and integrated primary care. Behavioral pediatrics addresses the well child gap between general pediatric care and mental health services. Training will emphasize collaboration and clinical consultation within general pediatrics clinics, training of pediatric residents, and outpatient treatment emphasizing common behavior problems that present in outpatient pediatric medical settings (e.g., bedtime problems, tantrums, noncompliance, mealtime and feeding difficulties, delayed toilet training), behavior problems with a biological component (e.g., soiling), and biological/medical problems with a significant behavioral component (e.g., enuresis, tics). Opportunities for inpatient (medical) consultation and provision of traditional mental health services may be available.

The postdoctoral fellow will have access to a multitude of career development opportunities through the IDD, Department of Pediatrics, and OHSU, including a full range of didactic offerings. Further, opportunities to offer community based trainings to parents and service providers are available.

Required Qualifications
  • PhD/PsyD in Psychology from an APA-Accredited Program.
  • Completion of APA-accredited doctoral internship.
  • Residency contract approved by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • Child development, psychosocial contributors to behavioral health, behavioral intervention, family-based intervention, effective communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Clinical Psychology.
  • Hospital based care experience.
  • Assessment and behavioral treatment of youth experience.
  • Evaluation and treatment protocols for enuresis, Encopresis, tic disorders, chronic health conditions, behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care experience.

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Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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