The School of Graduate Psychology (SGP) at Pacific University is seeking applicants for a full time 12-month Post-Doctoral Psychology Residency Position in its Latinx Psychology Emphasis (Sabiduría) in the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health (PCH) Clinics, beginning August 2nd 2021.
Sabiduría : Latinx Psychology Emphasis combines academic and clinical training experiences intended to prepare students to work with the Latinx community.
For more information visit our Sabiduría website.
degree must be completed at the time of hire) and must demonstrate excellent culturally competent clinical skills working with Latinx adults, children, and families.
An advanced level of oral and written abilities in Spanish and English is required. We are seeking a candidate with innovative ideas about fostering community service, outreach, integrated healthcare, and collaboration with the Latinx community.
Duties include :
a) Direct service conducting assessments and psychotherapy with clients at PCH Clinics, with focus on serving Spanish-speaking Latinx adults, children and families.
b) Consultation and supervision to PCH Clinic student clinicians on cross-cultural, diversity, equity and inclusion issues.
c) Coordination, in conjunction with the Director of Sabiduría : Latinx Psychology Emphasis, of community requests for clinical services, psychoeducational presentations, community outreach, and service.
d) Lead, with support of Sabiduría director, community service and outreach advocacy projects and activities.
d) Participation in the Pacific University Interdisciplinary Diabetes Clinic.
e) Teach, with the support of a faculty mentor, of up to two classes per year focused on Latinx mental health issues.
f) Support of the goals of the Sabiduría : Latinx Psychology Emphasis and PCH Clinics.
g) Work one evening per week till 8pm and one Saturday a month.
Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest and competencies, curriculum vitae and the names of three references when applying using the online portal.
Please click on the "Apply Now" button on the right to start your application process.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to the Sabiduría Program Director, Dr. Ruth Zúñiga at rzuniga pacificu.edu.
Review of applications begins December 1, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.
SGP and the PCH are housed within the College of Health Professions of Pacific University, located in downtown Hillsboro, adjacent to Tuality Community Hospital.
The College of Health Professions is also home to Schools of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Dental Health Science, Pharmacy, and Healthcare Administration, so the opportunities for interprofessional collaboration are plentiful and encouraged.
Pacific University’s Health Professions campus, located in Hillsboro, OR, is 15 miles west of Downtown Portland and easily accessible by public transit.
The Portland-metro area consistently ranks among the most livable regions in the U.S., and the surrounding area (e.g., Mt.
Hood National Forest, Pacific Ocean, Willamette Valley) provides a diverse variety of recreational activities. Detailed information about all of the SGP programs may be found at http : / / www.pacificu.edu / sgp
Filling these positions is contingent upon available funding.