Postdoctoral Associate - Behavioral Health - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Psychiatry Rese

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087402 (Ref:8907-en_US)

Posted: October 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Psychology Postdoctoral Associate who will develop treatment plans for patients enrolled in Baylor Medicine Stratos Integrated Health Clinic, as well as patients in the Post-COVID Care Clinic who are experiencing chronic long-term side effects from COVID-19. The selected candidate will be overseen and supervised by licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Brittany O'Brien.

The Psychology Postdoctoral Associate will have the opportunity to attend monthly Didactics organized by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and weekly Journal Club organized by the Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine. This position will also have the opportunity to participate in research activities within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The selected candidate will be expected to produce as least one scholarly product, such as a poster, manuscript or quality improvement project by the end of the year.

Job Duties

  • Conducts initial psychiatric evaluations for patients referred for services, and make referrals to the skills and support psychotherapy group or other services when appropriate (psychiatry, community support groups, neurology).
  • Leads weekly, virtual (and in person, pending) evidence-based skills groups to teach anxiety, depression, and pain management coping skills.
  • Collaborates care with patient treatment team to monitor progress and concerns.
  • Assists in formalizing intervention for publication and dissemination.
  • Evaluates outcomes of the intervention for quality improvement and publication purposes.
  • Conducts initial annual behavioral health evaluations.
  • Provides brief, patient-centered behavioral health interventions to facilitate change.
  • Collaborates care and consult with Stratos physicians to make specialty referrals.
  • Develops integrated, behavioral health treatment plans with multidisciplinary team.
  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Develops psychoeducation materials for patients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or PsyD in Psychology.


  • Applicants must submit a cover letter, and a CV. 





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7087402 (Ref:8907-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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