Employment

POSTDOCTORAL CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP IN CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY - ANXIETY/OCD/TOURETTE AND RELATED DISORDERS 

The USF Rothman Center invites applications for a post-doctoral clinical fellowship position in anxiety (including OCD, Tourette and related disorders: trichotillomania, skin picking, hoarding, selective mutism, body dysmorphic disorder, mood and behavior disorders). Successful candidates will be involved in clinical evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. The primary duties for this position will be providing evidence based cognitive-behavioral treatment to youth and their families. Opportunities for work with specialized populations – e.g., early childhood intervention, older adults, youth with autism spectrum disorder, are available. Opportunities may exist for PCIT training. Assessment and testing experience is available if desired. Although the primary responsibilities of the position are clinical in nature, ample time and opportunities are available for professional development, grant-related and independent research. Most trainees participate have published and/or presented at professional conferences. Supervision of graduate students and lecturing opportunities are also provided.

The University of South Florida’s Rothman Center is a multidisciplinary program with studies funded by NIH, the CDC, and several foundation sources. Program psychology faculty include: Drs. Heather Agazzi, Jillian Childress, Betty Horng, Adam Lewin, and Omar Rahman. Individuals who completed our fellowship have obtained jobs in academia, hospitals/medical centers, independent and group practices.

Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree (inclusive of internship) by the start of employment. Search remains open until positions are filled – Rolling Start. Located in sunny St. Petersburg, FL, a community offering a relaxed, low-cost but high-quality lifestyle. Private office, highly competitive salary and fringe benefits. Anticipated start: July-Sept 2018.. Appointment is for 1 year but most fellows choose to renew and remain for 2 years. Notification: We participate in the unified notification deadline - Feb. 26, 2018 (see https://www.appic.org/About-APPIC/Postdoctoral/APPIC-Postdoctoral-Selection-Guidelines)

To apply, send a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names/permission to contact three references: Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP, Program Director, Psychology Services, University of South Florida Pediatrics – Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, 880 6th St. South Suite 460, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 or alewin@health.usf.edu. Letters of recommendation will be requested pending initial discussion.


REGISTERED NURSE

The Rothman Center offers an integrated practice of clinical care for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), autism spectrum disorders, tic disorders, PANDAS, trichotillomania, learning disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder that is all-encompassing and multi-disciplinary, from diagnosis and evidence-based treatment to education, research and outreach.

The registered nurse assumes responsibility for supporting research and clinical projects for the USF Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neuropsychiatry. He/she will be responsible for providing nursing care, treatment and/or assessment services in the Pediatric Psychiatry Clinic. He/she may be responsible for research study procedures that may include study coordination. He/she will assist in study subject recruitment and will follow subjects as needed and complete study visits as required by protocol. He/she will be responsible for collection, shipping and storage of research laboratory samples and documents.

Responsibilities include: Complete tasks related to patient study visits.Perform electrocardiograms, urine drug and pregnancy testing, vital signs and phlebotomy on research subjects per study protocol. Reviews labs and ensures follow-up; charting and source documentation performed. Serve as patient/family advocate enhancing patient care delivery. Evaluate medical treatment plan and develop a program that provides maximum benefit. Assist patients and families in understanding and following medical recommendations. Promote feelings of trust and safety through clinical competence. Screen, recruit and consent research subjects. Maintain appropriate records for patients enrolled in research protocols. Obtain informed consents and perform appropriate procedures and administer medications as per research protocol design. Maintain effective communication with study sponsors, including site visits, study product inventory and the maintenance, coordination and shipment of the study documents. Support management of the Division by providing constructive information in revising division policies and procedures as needed. Performs other professional nursing and related administrative duties as assigned. Assist physician with examinations and procedures. Administer medications and treatments.

This position requires licensure as a registered nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes, or eligibility to practice nursing in accordance with Chapter 64 B9, Florida Administrative Code.

To apply, please visit our Careers Website job application.