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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology is 12-month position at the World Trade Center Mental Health Treatment Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The fellowship will begin September 11th, 2017 and run through September 10th, 2018. This position is necessitated as a consequence of Preventive Medicine’s new initiative in overbooking patients to help alleviate the number of cancellations. In addition, because of this increased volume there is increasing demand for our program to evaluate more patients and hiring a postdoctoral fellow will help decrease wait times for patients to be seen. 

The Postdoctoral Fellow’s position will be 100% clinical and will include the following duties: conducting individual psychotherapy (20 hours), conducting intake assessments (3 hours), co-leading group psychotherapy (1 hour), conducting psychological testing/Extended Assessments (5 hours) , supervising psychology externs (1 hours), attending program staff meetings (2 hours), attending supervising for own clinical activities (3 hours) and completing all required paperwork related to clinical duties (5 hours). Total = 40 hours 

This fellowship is designed to prepare the post-doctoral level trainee to assume the professional responsibilities of a clinical psychologist with specialized training in the assessment and treatment of posttraumatic reactions in first responders. The Fellowship has a standard salary of $50,000 per year in addition to health care insurance and benefits. Opportunities also exist for academic writing, collaborating with clinical researchers, and supervision of psychology graduate students. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants must have fulfilled requirements for a Ph.D. in counseling or clinical psychology. 
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