Position: Clinical Training Specialist, Pediatrics Research
Location: Boston, MA
Schedule: 20 hours per week, Hybrid
At Boston Medical Center (BMC), our diverse staff works together for one goal — to provide exceptional and equitable care to improve the health of the people of Boston. Our bold vision to transform health care is powered by our respect for our patients and our commitment to ensure everyone who comes through our doors has a positive experience.
You’ll find a supportive work environment at BMC, with rich opportunities throughout your career for training, development, and growth and where you’ll have the tools you need to take charge of your own practice environment.
TEAM UP for Children is a pediatric behavioral health integration initiative in which Boston Medical Center works closely with pediatric primary care sites to collectively develop and implement interventions to expand access to quality behavioral health care for children and families in a multicultural pediatric setting.
TEAM UP for Children is seeking a behavioral health clinician to provide program consultation, training support, and dissemination. We are seeking a candidate with experience in general pediatric clinical practice and expertise in infant and early childhood mental health. This position will require 0.25-0.75 FTE effort, and responsibilities will be adjusted according to the agreed upon time allocation. This is a hybrid position; work is conducted remotely with occasional in-person meetings and trainings.
This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position, however interested applicants who seek between 10 to 30 hours per week are encouraged to apply.
- The Clinical Training Specialist (CTS) will generate and facilitate programmatic practices to build knowledge, comfort, and confidence among pediatric primary care team members and organizational capacity to support behavioral health care and early childhood initiatives for TEAM UP partners.
- In collaboration with the clinical training team, the CTS plans curriculum and organizes Clinical Training (CT) Learning Community activities, including but not limited to foundational/core training for Behavioral Health Clinicians and other integrated care team members.
- With the support of the clinical training team, the CTS participates in/facilitates clinical training activities related to Early Childhood (EC).
- The CTS reviews existing TEAM UP EC training and e-course materials to ensure content is current, responsive to the needs of our partners, and aligned with all TEAM UP’s guiding principles. Helps generate new content as needed.
(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).
- Master’s in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field OR PhD, EdD, or PsyD in Psychology or related field
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Independent clinical licensure (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, or comparable license)
- 5 plus years of field experience providing direct service to children and families
- Prior experience teaching, training, and providing clinical supervision
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA):
- Certification in at least one of the following models: Child-Parent Psychotherapy, DC 0-5, Centering Pregnancy/Parenting, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Touchpoints, Circle of Security, Reflective Consultation/Practice, or other pediatric mental health training
- Excellent oral and written skills
- Strong ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
This position is grant funded through 9/2024 (5 years of additional funding pending.) There may be opportunity beyond this grant funding for position integration into ongoing operations.
- Competitive pay
- Tuition reimbursement and tuition remission programs
- Highly subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance options
- Career Advancement/Professional Development: Access a wealth of ongoing training and development opportunities that will not only enhance your skills but also expand your knowledge base especially for individuals pursuing careers in medicine or biomedical research.
- Pioneering Research: Engage in groundbreaking research projects that are driving the forefront of biomedical science.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:
As the primary teaching hospital for Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and BU schools of public health and dentistry, intellectual rigor shapes our inquiries. Our research is led by a belief that skin color, zip code, and financial circumstances shouldn’t dictate health.
Boston Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Talentacquisition@bmc.org or call 617-638-8582 to let us know the nature of your request.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans