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Pediatric Neuropsychologist-Full-Time Days

Location Geneva, Illinois Business Unit Regional Medical Group Job REQID 118749 Job Function Mental Health/Social Services Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Description

The Neuropsychologist reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

A neuropsychologist is a clinical psychologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral abilities in children, as they related to brain development, aging, disease, and injury. This position reports to the Director of Neuropsychology.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates neurocognitive concerns, symptoms, or signs.
  • Consultation with physicians, other providers, therapists, and staff.
  • Supervises psychometrists, and others including students, residents, and fellows.
  • Communicates with clinicians and family members as appropriate.
  • Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings, clinician meetings, and workshops to enhance professional development and maintain currency of methodology and techniques.
  • Documents in accordance with policies and procedures regarding medical records; implements and adheres to policies which ensure patient confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates an ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Participates in program development and implementation in area of expertise and promotes appropriate utilization of psychological services.
  • Provides in-service education and staff support as needed to enhance patient care delivery and patient outcomes with the psychologically involved patient.

Affirmative Action (AA) /Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Qualifications

Required:

  • Successful completion of a doctoral degree program in professional psychology, e.g. PhD, PsyD, granted from a training program accredited by the American Psychological Association.
  • Pre-doctoral internship accredited by the APA.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology accredited by the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology resulting in eligibility for board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
  • Equivalent accreditations will be considered (e.g. Canadian Psychological Association and British Psychological Society).

Preferred:

  • Board certification by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN).

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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