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Job Requirements

    ESSENTIAL & CORE FUNCTIONS:


    1. Providing outpatient therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and/or families.

    2. Conducting group therapy with adults or adolescents.

    3. Developing and facilitating workshops for clients or WES clinicians.

    4. Collaborating with WES’ Crisis Program to assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

    5. Providing consultations to WES’ clinical staff.

    6. Developing and implementing clinical initiatives to help WES better serve the community.

    7. Attending trainings offered through the annual WES Institute or WES’ monthly Lunch and Learn workshop series.

    8. Supervising masters-level practicum students.

    9. Planning, conducting, and documenting clinical research.

    All Post-Doctoral Residents receive weekly supervision with one of the licensed psychologists in the A&E Center and from the Director of an outpatient program at WES.

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

PREREQUISITES & QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

  1. Doctoral degree (preferably in clinical or counseling psychology).

  2. Official transcripts from doctoral degree program with GPA of 3.25 or better.

  3. Writing sample (preferably a mental health evaluation).

  4. Two letters of recommendation.

  5. Experience working with adults, adolescents, and/or children in a behavioral health setting.

  6. Experience providing mental health services to individuals of different races, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and physical or cognitive abilities.

  7. Experience writing comprehensive behavioral health evaluations which include a DSM, multi-axis diagnosis.

  8. Experience developing treatment recommendations with clients, which include evidence-based interventions and incorporate an individual’s of family’s strengths.

  9. Experience working with individuals who have endured trauma.

COMPETENCIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  3. Knowledge and experience using management information systems, electronic medical records, and computer programs (Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred).



WES Health System and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D)

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Post-doc Resident

WES Health System Philadelphia Full-Time
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WES Health System is a health service organization that promotes the total wellness of its patients. Based in Philadelphia, it is currently Pennsylvania’s largest African American-managed behavioral health provider, impacting more than 30,000 patients.  WES Health System affords accredited health care programs and services for adults, adolescents, and children. These programs include community-based behavioral health care and social services in outpatient settings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Georgia and Illinois.  We offer a competitive benefits package and are an EEO.

At WES Health System, we are committed to providing excellent care to the people and communities we serve. WES Health System has exciting opportunities available for full-time Post-doc Residents in our Admissions Department.

The Post-Doctoral Resident at WES is a position for individuals who have completed a doctoral degree program in psychology and are preparing to see licensure as a psychologist. Post-Doctoral Residents at WES are based in the Admissions Department. The Admissions Department provides mental health evaluation services for a diverse, urban population of individuals for ages five and above. The Admissions Department is staffed by licensed psychologists, masters-level clinicians, and program support staff. The Post-Doctoral Resident’s focus in the Admissions Department is to provide evaluations of children adolescents, and adults that include a DSM diagnosis and specific treatment recommendations. In addition, the Post-Doctoral Resident and his/her supervisor will determine other clinical responsibilities that the Post-Doctoral Resident will have during his or her one year residence.

    ESSENTIAL & CORE FUNCTIONS:


    1. Providing outpatient therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and/or families.

    2. Conducting group therapy with adults or adolescents.

    3. Developing and facilitating workshops for clients or WES clinicians.

    4. Collaborating with WES’ Crisis Program to assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

    5. Providing consultations to WES’ clinical staff.

    6. Developing and implementing clinical initiatives to help WES better serve the community.

    7. Attending trainings offered through the annual WES Institute or WES’ monthly Lunch and Learn workshop series.

    8. Supervising masters-level practicum students.

    9. Planning, conducting, and documenting clinical research.

    All Post-Doctoral Residents receive weekly supervision with one of the licensed psychologists in the A&E Center and from the Director of an outpatient program at WES.

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

PREREQUISITES & QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

  1. Doctoral degree (preferably in clinical or counseling psychology).

  2. Official transcripts from doctoral degree program with GPA of 3.25 or better.

  3. Writing sample (preferably a mental health evaluation).

  4. Two letters of recommendation.

  5. Experience working with adults, adolescents, and/or children in a behavioral health setting.

  6. Experience providing mental health services to individuals of different races, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and physical or cognitive abilities.

  7. Experience writing comprehensive behavioral health evaluations which include a DSM, multi-axis diagnosis.

  8. Experience developing treatment recommendations with clients, which include evidence-based interventions and incorporate an individual’s of family’s strengths.

  9. Experience working with individuals who have endured trauma.

COMPETENCIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  3. Knowledge and experience using management information systems, electronic medical records, and computer programs (Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred).



WES Health System and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D)

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