Pyschology Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Requisition #: JR67225

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare's Behavioral Health Outpatient department is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to provide support at our Newcastle County and Milford practices.

How YOU make an Impact

The primary job function is to provide direct (in person and virtual care) psychological services (assessment, diagnosis, and treatment) to patients and family members, serve on multidisciplinary teams, engage in the provision of supervision, program development or research activities in accordance with training goals, and complete relevant supervision and training requirement according to Delaware Psychology Licensure.

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


Monday - Friday: 8am -4:30pm, no weekends, closed on holidays. This is a hybrid position with virtual and/or in-person opportunities available.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Generous PTO Package

  • Employee Wellness Programs

  • Student Loan Forgiveness

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Work & Life Balance

  • Mileage Reimbursement opportunities.

  • 403b match and more...

Prospective candidates should submit a completed application packet, including:

  • Resume

  • One letter of recommendation

  • Cover letter

This position is grant funded; continuation of this position is contingent upon the grant being renewed."

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide direct (in person and virtual care) clinical services to patients and family members. The direct clinical services may include the following:

  • Phone-based consultation and triage for newly referred patients.

  • Psycho-diagnostic evaluation.

  • Individual, couples, group and family psychotherapy.

  • Health behavior assessment and intervention services.

  • Formal psychological assessment, report writing and recommendations. Referral to internal and external behavioral health specialists or care providers as needed.

  • Crisis management as needed.

  • Maintain patient documentation.

Serve on Multidisciplinary Teams to:

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

  • Attend relevant multidisciplinary meetings.

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 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.

  • Participate in research activities as available.

Performs work according to Behavioral Health policies and procedures as well as psychology ethics and best practices. Performs other related duties as required.


  • A Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical, health 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 psychological treatment.

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

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. 

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.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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.

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