Neuropsychologist Evaluator

Kaiser Permanente   •  

Vancouver, WA

Less than 5 years

Posted 179 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Description: Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide high quality health care through direct assessment, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for mental health patients (may include treatment of psychosis, depression, anxiety, etc.). Document in writing all care in patient's permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all treatment in accordance with accepted practice standards, hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician), and state licensing guidelines.
  • Provide case management through appropriate triaging and referrals, consultation with other providers, telephone contact with patients and their families, and contact with outside agencies. Perform other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of clinical experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience conducting neuropsychological assessments for patients who have traumatic brain injury, post-concussive syndrome, suspected dementia, somatoform disorders, and cognitive difficulties associated with neurological disorders such as MS or Parkinson-s, OR successful completion of a psychology residency within KPNW.
  • Doctoral degreerequired (Ph.D., Psy. D.).
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current Oregon OR Washington Psychologist license in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Experience utilizing standard testing instruments to evaluate general intellectual functioning, memory, concentration, verbal retrieval, visuospatial skills, and executive functioning.
  • Experience scoring testing protocols, interpret results, write comprehensive reports, and review summary with patients and referral sources.
  • Experience evaluating children, adults, and geriatric patients.
  • Thorough and working knowledge of brief therapy techniques and principles, individual and group therapy techniques and principles, and child and adult techniques and principles.
  • Working knowledge of legal requirements for confidentiality, child abuse, homicidal threats and psychiatric hospitalization reporting.
  • Ability to assess, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients.
  • Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.
  • Ability to use appropriate procedural/testing equipment, to see large volume of patients, and to interface with large provider and support staff.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) or more years of clinical experience.
  • Experience working in inpatient and residential psychiatric settings.
  • Hospital privileges at Portland area hospitals.