Psychosocial Oncology Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Description

ChristianaCare’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute in Newark, Delaware is seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow to train in psychosocial oncology for the 2024-2025 training year!

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.

Job Features & Responsibilities
• Flexible hybrid virtual/on-site work schedule
• Provide direct ambulatory clinical services to medical patients and family members while taking individual, cultural, and social determinants of health factors into consideration.
• Provide acute care clinical services to medical patients and family members in oncology and cellular therapy/stem cell transplant units.
• Serve on Multidisciplinary Teams to optimize care by addressing the social and behavioral determinants of health that impact treatment adherence and healthcare inequity.
• Exposure to pre-cellular therapy evaluations and cellular therapy process (stem cell transplant, CAR T, gene therapy).
• Provide integrated behavioral medicine care in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Concord Health Center.
• Training, education, and supervision experiences.
• Research, program development, and leadership opportunities.
• Join an established multidisciplinary psychosocial oncology team in a collaborative, supportive environment. There is also an opportunity to shadow and network with other specialty health psychologists embedded throughout our healthcare system.
• Competitive benefits, professional education stipend, and salary.
• 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 Psycho-Oncology.
• 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

Prospective candidates should submit a completed application packet, including:
• Resume
• One letter of recommendation
• Cover letter

To learn more contact:
• Dr. Hillary Howrey, Director of Psychosocial Oncology, [email protected]
• Roselyn Torkornoo, Medical Group Talent Acquisition Specialist, [email protected]
About ChristianaCare and the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

The HFGCCRI, a National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program, is part of ChristianaCare Health System, one of the country’s largest health care systems and a Top 100 hospital in the U.S.. ChristianaCare ranks as the 18th leading hospital in the nation and 11th on the East Coast in terms of patient admissions. With more than 224,000 patient visits last year, the Graham Cancer Center is recognized as a national model for multidisciplinary cancer care and a top enroller in U.S. clinical research trials (National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program-NCORP). Annually there are approximately 3,400 newly diagnosed cancer patients. The HFGCCRI offers cutting-edge, comprehensive cancer care with its Cawley Center for Translational Cancer Research, Tissue Procurement Center, Gene Editing Institute, statewide High-Risk Family Cancer Registry and comprehensive genetic counseling services, Society of Surgical Oncology breast surgery fellowship, comprehensive supportive care services, and collaborations with world-renowned scientists at The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, which are opening new avenues to more quickly translate cancer science into cancer medicine.

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