Post Doctoral Fellow, Center for Women's Emotional Wellness, Newark

Job Requisition #: JR70360

End Date: 6/30/2024

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

Apply Now

ChristianaCare's Behavioral Health Service line is looking to hire a full-time Post Doctoral Fellow for the Center for Women's Emotional Wellness practice at the Newark Campus.

The Post Doctoral Fellow will provide direct clinical services to medical patients and family members, serve on multidisciplinary teams to provide care optimization by addressing the social and behavioral determinants of health that impact treatment adherence and healthcare inequity, engage in the provision of supervision, program development, and training activities/faculty development in accordance with training  goals, and complete relevant supervision and training requirement according to Delaware Psychology Licensure. The fellowship is aligned with Christiana Care strategy and designed to prepare psychologists for a career in integrated behavioral medicine in accordance with Optimal Health, Exceptional Experience, Caregiver Experience, and Organizational Vitality.

This is a one-year training program with Psychologist career opportunities available post training.

Prospective candidates should submit a completed application packet, including:

  • Resume

  • One letter of recommendation

  • Cover letter

Key Responsibilities:

Provide direct ambulatory clinical services to medical patients and family members while taking individual, cultural, and social determinants of health factors into consideration. The direct clinical services may include the following:

  • Phone-based consultation and triage for newly referred patients

  • Psycho-diagnostic evaluation

  • Individual, couples, and family psychotherapy

  • Health behavior assessment and intervention services

  • Referral to internal and external behavioral health specialists or care providers as needed.

  • Crisis management as needed.

Provide acute care clinical services to medical patients and family members. The clinical services may include the following:

  • Provide direct patient consultation and brief intervention

  • Provide provider consultation regarding the patient's care needs and the social and behavioral determinants of health

Serve on Multidisciplinary Teams to optimize care by addressing the social and behavioral determinants of health that impact treatment adherence and healthcare inequity.

  • Provide direct patient consultation and brief intervention

  • Provide provider consultation regarding the patient's care needs and the social and behavioral determinants of health

  • Attend relevant multidisciplinary meetings

Provide and/or supervise integrated behavioral health care in the Women's Health Ambulatory OB/GYN offices. Integrated care services may include:

  • Provide direct patient consultation and brief intervention.

  • Provider consultation and support to address social determinants of health and impact on treatment adherence.

  • Conduct brief individual psychotherapy and facilitate referrals to community/alternate services as appropriate.

Training, Education, and Supervision

  • Engage in training and supervision activities with psychology externs, interns, and other healthcare trainees under the supervision of the licensed supervising psychologist

  • Develop training initiatives to provide relevant educational activities across the healthcare system

  • Receive weekly supervision in accordance with requirements for obtaining Delaware Psychology Licensure

  • Participate in relevant training and education opportunities with the behavioral health training program and the healthcare organization

Research/Program Development

  • Engage in ongoing research, program development & evaluation, and quality improvement projects.

  • Develop and implement individual research, program development/evaluation and/or quality improvement project over the course of the fellowship.


  • A Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited psychology program. If the degree is not yet conferred, the applicant must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by the start of the fellowship.

  • Completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship.

  • Specialty training, clinical experience, and/or expressed interest in Women's Health and Perinatal Mental Health and behavioral medicine.

  • Interest in behavioral medicine program development & evaluation, community outreach, and/or clinical supervision is strongly desired.

  • Interest in addressing health inequities through social, psychological, behavioral, and ecological factors strongly desired.

Supervision Received:

The postdoctoral fellow will receive a minimum of four hours of supervision per week provided by the supervising licensed psychologist at CWEW and/or a designated licensed psychologist if needed.

Whether a position can be supported for remote work will be assessed based on whether ChristianaCare is able to meet the business requirements of the proposed remote location

At ChristianaCare, we are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care.

Feel free to apply and come join us at ChristianaCare!


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

Delaware Photo
Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

Apply Now

Protected health information (PHI) and HIPAA compliance

HireControl does not collect any of the following data: