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Oregon Health & Science University Postdoctoral Scholar in Portland, Oregon

The Institute on Development and Disability (IDD) at OHSU is Oregon’s leading academic health organization working to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities through state-of-the-art patient care, innovative scholarship, statewide public health efforts, and advocacy. In addition to a robust clinical enterprise, the IDD sponsors a University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities; extensive training initiatives, including a federally funded interdisciplinary training program (LEND) as well as several accredited discipline-specific training programs; Oregon’s Title V program for youth with special health needs; Oregon’s Office on Disability and Health; and several other research centers and programs. The Institute successfully secures approximately $10 million annually in extramural funds to support sponsored projects.

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.

  • PhD/PsyD in Psychology from an APA-Accredited Program.

  • Completion of APA-accredited doctoral internship.

  • Child development, psychosocial contributors to behavioral health, behavioral intervention, family-based intervention, effective communication skills.

  • Residency contract approved by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners.

  • Clinical Psychology

  • Hospital based care experience is preferred.

  • Assessment and behavioral treatment of youth experience is preferred.

  • Evaluation and treatment protocols for enuresis, Encopresis, tic disorders, chronic health conditions, behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care experience.

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a Cover Letter and Resume or CV.

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.

Recruitment ID: 2020-5238

Street: Marquam Hill

Job Type: Postdoctoral

Posting Pay: $50,004

Posting FTE: 1.00

Posting Schedule: Full-time position, will provide care at both OHSU West Side/Bethany site and possibly main campus

HR Mission: School of Medicine

Drug Testable: Yes

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