PTSD Services Psychology Postdoctoral Resident – Missouri

PTSD Services Psychology Postdoctoral Resident – Missouri

Truman Medical Center- Behavioral Health, Kansas City, Missouri


PTSD Services Psychology Postdoctoral Resident


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Job Description

If you share our passion for healthcare excellence, take your place among the best at Truman Medical Centers. Named one of the nation’s top academic medical centers, TMC is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Health Sciences and is particularly distinguished for its care in asthma, bariatrics, diabetes, women’s health, and trauma services. TMC is a two-hospital, combined 422-bed not-for-profit hospital, which is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Kansas City, Missouri. As a comprehensive, multi-faceted, not-for-profit health care system, TMC serves all patient demographics, regardless of the ethnic or socioeconomic backgrounds.

The Psychology Postdoctoral Resident provides an advanced level of clinical mental health services in both individual and group settings. Primary duties include crisis intervention, assessment and diagnosis, short-term stabilization, psychotherapy, psychological testing, evaluations, and consultations. Clinical supervision, educational presentations about clinical topics and research activities may also be provided. Services are based on sound theoretical principles, with knowledge of the special issues and needs of the population served. The incumbent develops strategies for the services provided to meet the multifaceted needs of a diverse population, with attention to the policies and procedures of TMC-BHN, and is expected to interface with internal and external service providers. This individual will receive required supervised hours toward licensure in the State of Missouri according to the Board of Psychologists. The incumbent will provide service with trauma informed care, universally sensitive to the prevalence of trauma within our population.


Required Skills

·     PhD or PsyD in Psychology

·     Provisionally licensed in the State of Missouri as a Psychologist, or license-eligible.

·     Must have knowledge of psychiatric terminology, the process of diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders.

·     Must demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and have basic research skills.

·     Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational ability, and social facility are required for the ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to provide education to staff and in the community.

·     Must be able to demonstrate good independent judgment, adapt to new duties, and work in a changing environment.


Interest in the Following

·         Gaining experience with evidence-based PTSD treatments

·         Leading groups

·         Assessing/treating individuals with trauma backgrounds

·         Learning about trauma-informed care


Job Location

Hospital Hill-Kansas City MO, Missouri, United States

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Shift Schedule

8:00AM – 4:30PM


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