Physical Rehabilitation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Little Company of Mary Hospital at San Pedro
Start date: September 2014
End date: August 2015

The position is based on the physical rehabilitation unit of this CARF accredited, community based hospital which is located outside the port of Los Angeles, California. This is a 20 bed inpatient unit, with follow-up outpatient care also being provided.

Typical duties include neurobehavioral assessment, brief individual psychotherapy, stroke support and cognitive education groups. Consultation with Rehabilitation staff is expected, as are formal neuropsychological assessments as well as personality assessments. Ability to liaison with hospital based medical, psychiatric and SNF units are also available. Supervision of graduate students in Psychology is also part of the responsibilities. Research opportunities exist for motivated Fellows.

Postdoctoral fellows will be exposed to a wide range of experiences under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. Opportunity for didactic seminars in neuropsychological assessment are also available at Rancho los Amigos Medical Center. Hours will be accumulated as a licensed psychological assistant in the State of California. At least 80% of Fellow's time will be spent in direct care.

Minimum requirements include:

  1. Completion of internship in Psychology which meets APPIC standards
  2. Doctoral program in Clinical or Rehabilitation Psychology, or closely related field

Position stipend is approximately $30,000 per year, including medical insurance. Fellows will be official employees of Little Company of Mary Hospital system and will not be able to charge for services provided in hospital. LCMSPH is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should send an email ASAP to Daniel Sherman. Requirements will include sending CV/resume, two letters of recommendation, copies of internship evaluations and a statement of interest via email or to address below. An interview with Psychology and Rehab staff will be required as part of this process. No travel reimbursement is provided.

Daniel Sherman, PhD
LCM San Pedro Hospital
Rehabcentre-3C
1300 W. Seventh St.
San Pedro, CA 90732
Phone: (310) 832-3311 ext 6423
Fax: (310) 514-5374