Postdoctoral Psychologist Resident
Northwest ADHD Treatment Center is now accepting postdoc Psychologist residency applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Flexible start dates are available. This residency is designed for adult treatment focused, or child and adolescent treatment focused clinicians. This is a full-time, 12 month position with the potential to be hired full time after residency and licensure. Our ideal candidates are those with experience in treating adults, or children and adolescents. Experience assessing and treating ADHD, mood, and anxiety disorders in an outpatient setting is highly preferred. Ideal candidates will have strong skills in differential diagnosis to rule in ADHD and rule out other mood, anxiety, developmental, or cognitive disorders. Experience in the administration of continuous performance tests and Weschler measures are a plus. Time management and accurate and concise documentation practices will help candidates excel in this position.
Postdoctoral residents will spend a significant amount of time assessing patients for ADHD and other mood disorders. They will be responsible for administering the TOVA (Test of Variables of Attention) test and related processes on a weekly basis, possibly leading psychoeducational groups once per month, and seeing an average of 20 patients per week in an outpatient setting. This position includes weekly interdisciplinary group consultation time and direct supervision from a licensed Psychologist. Opportunities to engage in research may be available.
Eligible candidates must have a PsyD or PhD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program and have completed an APPIC or APA-accredited internship. Dissertation must be complete to apply; ABD applications will not be considered. After hiring, applicants must be in an approved Residency Contract with the Oregon Board of Psychology prior to beginning clinical work. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to assess and treat ADHD, work as an effective interdisciplinary team member, and maintain patient confidentiality and documentation in compliance with state, federal, professional, and ethical guidelines. Additionally, an ability to consistently utilize professional communication and conflict resolution skills with patients and staff. The schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, exact hours to be determined by site needs and resident preferences. Residents are offered competitive salaries plus benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, professional liability insurance, PTO, and paid holidays. Residents may also be eligible for short and long term disability insurance, and research-related stipends.
To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience, and a curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Northwest ADHD
We are a collaborative, multidisciplinary team composed of Clinical Psychologists, LMFT’s, LPC’s, LCSW’s, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners working in an outpatient setting supported by our talented administrative staff.