Research Associate (IES)
Boulder, Colorado, United States
University of Colorado
This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke's Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Under direct supervision of the BMT Psychologist, the BMT Postdoctoral Fellow conducts pre-transplant psychosocial assessments, provides supportive psychotherapy to BMT patients and their family members or caregivers, and provides individual psychotherapy to patients post-transplant to process issues of transition and grief as needed. The fellow conducts a Caregiver Support Group and may conduct a short-term group on a topic of interest (stress management, bereavement, coping skills, etc.).
The fellow assists the staff with patient-staff communication and provides educational seminars to staff. The fellow attends multidisciplinary team meetings. Finally, the fellow is involved in patient education by presenting on a topic of interest to patients and presenting on stress management at the twice monthly Patient/Caregiver Education Class. The fellow will attend multidisciplinary BMT team meetings and attend weekly supervision sessions with the BMT psychologist.All interactions are conducted in a compassionate and tactful manner in order to help facilitate access to and provide continuity of care.
The BMT Psychologist will work with all members of the BMT team in accordance with the Mission and Values of P/SL. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity.I. Position Requirements: A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: See Education requirement. No license required.B.
Education: Must have completed all professional doctoral degree requirements from an APA-accredited program and must have completed an APA-accredited internship or a pre-doctoral psychology internship meeting APPIC standards. The Postdoctoral fellow must have a certificate of completion of their internship and their diploma or a letter from the Director of graduate studies verifying the completion of all degree requirements pending institution graduation ceremony.C. Experience: See Education requirements.Special Qualifications: Requires excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills. Must have the ability to assess information, apply critical thinking processes to determine a course of action, and relay this information accurately to the appropriate party.
Clear and concise documentation skills are necessary to provide accurate data submissions. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information is essential. Strong organizational skills and people skills required. Must have the ability to work independently, be able to prioritize workload, add develop efficient methods of managing time.
Ability to anticipate problems and work effectively to solve issues. Knowledge of all applicable federal and state regulations. Working knowledge of cancer care treatments and diagnoses
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.