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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Behavioral Health

Jacksonville, FL, USA

St. Vincent’s Healthcare Family Medicine Center


Contact Terri Wall, PhD

The St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Center in Jacksonville, Florida is accepting applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in integrated behavioral health at the St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Center beginning in September 2014.

The fellow will function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team in a primary care setting. Primary duties will include providing diagnostic screenings, behavioral consultations and brief interventions with children, adults and families. The fellowship will consist of clinical activity, didactics, supervision, mentorship and research opportunities. Activities will allow for fulfillment of the licensure requirement in the State of Florida (12 month/2,000 hours).

The Family Medicine Center is part of St. Vincent's Health Care System which was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1916, as well as Ascension Health, which is the nation's largest Catholic nonprofit health system. The Family Medicine Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center which serves as a training site for medical students, MD and DO Family Medicine Residents. The health center includes Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Women’s Health, and Behavior Health Services. It simulates a private family practice office which operates on an appointment, fee-for-service basis. We provide care for a balanced population of private pay, managed care and indigent patients. It is one of the main vehicles by which St. Vincent's fulfills its mission of compassionate, available primary care for all patients in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States and is a rapidly growing metropolitan area in Northeast Florida, with approximately 850,000 residents. Jacksonville enjoys a mild climate with a reasonable cost of living and a high quality of life. There are a variety of things to do in Jacksonville, including an expansive park system, beautiful beaches, and various arts and cultural activities. The city’s appeal has been reinforced by national media, including a steady ranking among the “top ten best places to live” by Money Magazine, and, for the second time in four years, Jacksonville tops Expansion Management Magazine’s list of “America’s Hottest Cities.”

Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship; ABD not accepted. Candidate should be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the St. Vincent’s Health Care System.

Benefits: Stipend of $40,000 with benefits available. Applications will be accepted until January 31st, 2014. Please submit inquiries and/or cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to the contact below. Email submission is accepted.

Terri Wall, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Behavioral Sciences

St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Residency Program

St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Center

2627 Riverside Ave.

Jacksonville, FL 32204

(904) 308-8482

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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