This position provides quality, comprehensive neuropsychological diagnostic testing services for patents with complex conditions under the supervision of a licensed neuropsychologist. This position will assist in training staff and may provide ongoing supervision for staff and students. Additionally, this position assists in conducting innovative high-quality research, including planning, design and execution. This is a post-doctoral educational/training step required to achieve status as an independently practicing neuropsychologist, dividing time between clinical and research activities. This position will be time-limited with a requirement of 2 years, per requirements for board certification in clinical neuropsychology. An optional third year may be added to augment research experience.
Leads portions of research projects, including planning, designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting innovative research. Collects, organizes and records data for manuscript preparation.
Participates in grant and manuscript writing. Participates in preparing timely reports on the research findings in the form of peer-reviewed publications and scientific presentations.
Forms collaborative relationships both inside and outside of the organization, in order to increase research capabilities, resources, and funding opportunities.
Under the supervision of a licensed neuropsychologist, provides quality neuropsychological testing services to patients in outpatient and consultation settings by making complex psycho-diagnostic assessments and completing a diagnostic work with complex and difficult patients. Works in consultation with interdisciplinary team members to facilitate differential diagnosis, treatment evaluation, and treatment planning.
Administers, interprets, and documents neuropsychological testing of patients, as determined necessary and appropriate, based on the psychological assessment, including but not limited to differential diagnoses, delineation of spared and impaired cognitive functions, establishment of a neuropsychological baseline against which to monitor recovery or progression, and comparison of neuropsychological functioning prior to and following an intervention.
May assist in supervision and training of staff and students on the proper methods of cognitive testing. Provides education and training in psychological theory, diagnostic techniques, treatment modalities, and related programs to psychologists, allied disciplines, and personnel in medical, educational, managerial, social, and community programs. In some assignments, may supervise professional staff and/or students.
Strives to advance clinical skills and knowledge as both a direct service provider and an educator, by actively participating in continuing education programs per licensure and board certification requirements.
Participates in interdisciplinary team activities, especially a) continuous quality improvement in ambulatory and/or inpatient services and teaching and b) those activities required to successfully operate a residency and medical school clerkships.
Requires Ph.D., Psy.D., or M.D.
Must have previous clinical and research experience, training or coursework in relevant field of research. Must possess knowledge of laboratory techniques, research methods and data collection. Requires strong communication, organization, and data analysis and evaluation skills. Must be able to maintain good rapport with other departmental personnel.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 254062
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