Fellow - PhD, Psychiatry

Job ID 2022-42763
Area of Interest
MD, Dentist & Related
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
OP Psychiatry - Magnuson
Day/Evening Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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Under the supervision of a licensed Psychologist, the post-doctoral fellow will provide mental health assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and families at Seattle Children’s. Primary populations served will be children and adolescents with acute and chronic psychiatric difficulties (e.g., mood, behavior, eating disorders, psychotic disorders, etc.), autism spectrum disorders, and co-morbid chronic medical conditions.


This posting will be used to hire Psychology Post Doc Fellows for the following programs:


Hematology/Oncology & Pulmonology (1 position)

Cancer Survivorship (1 position)

Outpatient Management of Suicide Risk (1 position)

OCD Intensive Outpatient Program (1 position)



Required Education/Experience:
- PhD, PsyD, or Ed.D. in psychology, with specialization in child clinical psychology from an APA-accredited training OR completion of all requirements for PhD or PsyD program including defense of dissertation, and ability to obtain degree within 3 months of hire.
- Completion of an APA approved clinical internship.

Required Credentials:
- Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration required within 2 months of employment for select departments.

- Previous experience working with children and adolescents and their families in mental health settings.


In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.


As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Covid-19 Vaccination

Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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