Neuropsychologist

Hackensack University Medical Center   •  

Hackensack, NJ

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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Less than 5 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Overview

Assumes the role and responsibility of a Psychologist II; functions as a member of the Neuroscience Institute and Department of Neurology. Performs the scope of duties and responsibilities listed below in accordance with the American Psychological Association and N.J. Board of Psychological Examiners guidelines. Provides diagnostic and treatment services for pediatric to geriatric populations with a variety of neurologic diagnoses.

Responsibilities

  • Selects and administers neuropsychological and psychological test batteries and interprets findings to patients, families, and referring physicians and agencies within HIPAA guidelines.
  • Complies raw data and writes reports in a timely fashion.
  • Works with rehab and psychological counseling staff to facilitate neurocognitive rehabilitation and psychological counseling based on neuropsychological and psychological test results.
  • Serves as an interdisciplinary team member.
  • Reviews other providers' notes and communicates with them in order to optimize care and coordination.
  • Contributes to development of new programs; participates in grant proposals; conducts research.
  • Presents periodic in-services to staff.
  • Teaches/supervises psychology interns/extems, practicum students, other students, and medical residents.
  • Lifts a minimum of 10 lbs, pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs, and stands a minimum of 1 h/day.
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology or related field.
  • Completion of a 2-year neuropsychology fellowship and other neuropsychology-specific training in concordance with Houston Conference Guidelines required.
  • Competence in adult neuropsychology focused on neurologic population, with special interest in dementia preferred.
  • Track record of research publications in peer-reviewed journals preferred.

  • Appointed to the Medical Staff.
  • Licensed as a Psychologist in the State of New Jersey