The Geneva Foundation

Post Doctoral Fellow I in Clinical Psychology

Req No.
2022-3248
Category
Office of Research Management (ORM)
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations
US-HI-Honolulu
<b> Location : Name </b>
Tripler Army Medical Center TAMC

Overview

About The Geneva Foundation

 

The Geneva Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established in 1993 with the purpose to ensure optimal health for service members and the communities they serve. This purpose is accomplished through our mission to advance military medicine through research, development, and education. Our vision is to lead the way in transforming military medicine. Our culture is living our core values that focus on a higher purpose. Geneva serves a diverse population and is committed to making diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging a central focus of the employee experience. As a leader in military medical research, we develop critical lifesaving solutions for the global community and build rewarding careers for our employees.

 

About The Position

 

Seeking competent and motivated postdoctoral psychology fellows to serve as research therapists for a federally-funded study testing a manualized treatment for posttraumatic headache (in-person and telehealth formats). The PostDoctoral Fellow I provides assistance to the Principal Investigator, CoInvestigators, and Research Staff. S/he will be involved in conducting assessment interviews and providing the cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention. Post-doctoral Fellows will receive expert training and supervision in delivering Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Headache and in other health psychology applications for chronic pain.

 

This is an on-site position assigned to the Tripler Army Medical Center. A thorough government background check will be required. 

 

About The Project

 

Project MARCH: Multisite Advancement of Research on Chronic Posttraumatic Headache Background: Posttraumatic Headache is a growing and disabling problem. There are no available guidelines for treating posttraumatic headache, and there is extraordinary variability in treatment practices as a result.

 

Aim: Determine the efficacy of Clinic-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CCBT; using our manualized intervention) and Telemedicine-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TCBT; using our manualized intervention) for posttraumatic headache (PTH) compared to treatment as usual (TAU) across seven geographically-dispersed treatment sites.

 

Salary Range

 

$70,000 - $85,000. Salaries are determined based on several factors including external market data, internal equity, and the candidate’s related knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and assist the Principle Investigator, Co-Investigators and research team in the performance the research study
  • Conducting assessment interviews and providing a manualized intervention for posttraumatic headache to study participants
  • Ensures treatment notes are recorded in patient’s medical charts in accordance with industry standards and organizational policies and consistent with standing research operating procedures
  • Makes referrals community resources and services
  • Attendance of weekly study research meetings
  • Adherence to research regulatory requirements
  • Each fellow will receive expert training and supervision in delivering CognitiveBehavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Headache and in other health psychology applications for chronic pain.
  • Contribute to the drafting and submitting of abstracts, manuscripts and reports for dissemination
  • Analyze and write-up data
  • Present complex information effectively to a range of audiences

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology required
  • Previous experience with military service members, veterans (or beneficiaries), working in primary care clinics, treating chronic pain, or working with traumatic brain injury are preferred
  • Knowledge of military culture and system preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • After training, ability to independently conduct psychosocial treatment to military service members and veterans from various socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, educational, and other diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of medical and mental health diagnosis and disabilities
  • Skilled in utilizing supportive, problem solving or crisis intervention techniques (under supervision)
  • Ability to adhere to research protocols and willingness to complete trainings in preparation for research (e.g., Good Clinical Practice, Adverse Events)
  • Must be organized, attentive to detail, and possess a positive, friendly and professional demeanor
  • Ability to be flexible with changing priorities and available to interact with employees, clients and sponsors of all levels
  • Computer skills including at least intermediate level experience with Excel and other Microsoft Office Software.

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