Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology – Dallas, Texas

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology – Dallas, Texas

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014-2015
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

The Psychology Department at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) in Dallas, Texas invites applicants for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, combining clinical, educational and research activities. The fellowship offers advanced clinical training in consultation/liaison as part of multidisciplinary clinics, outpatient assessment and therapy, and inpatient pediatric orthopedics including areas related to adjustment to chronic medical conditions, surgery preparation and education, pain management, long-term hospitalization.

Fellows maintain an active outpatient caseload, protected time for licensure preparation, research in areas of interest and a year-long project. Educational opportunities include Orthopaedic Conference, Grand Rounds, Hand Conference, journal club, team rounds and weekly departmental case conferences.

Specific patient populations include, but are not limited to, children with acute, procedural and chronic pain; rare orthopaedic conditions and syndromes; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and other neurological disorders; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and other pediatric rheumatoid conditions. For more information about the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, please visit our website at www.tsrhc.org.

Applicants should have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program and APA-accredited internship experience with a focus on pediatric or child evidence-based intervention. Experience in a hospital setting is preferred. Salary and benefits are competitive. Expected start date is September 2, 2014.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference to the Psychology Department (electronic submission preferred):

Sandy Roland, Ph.D.

Psychology Department – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

2222 Welborn Street

Dallas, Texas 75219

214-559-7566

sandy.roland

Applications will be accepted through January 6, 2014. Onsite interviews will be scheduled early February 2014.