Job vacancies for Neuropsychologists, psychologists, speech therapists and occupational therapists

Job Vacancies

Neuropsychologist

US-MT-MISSOULA

DESCRIPTION:

Seeking a full-time Neuropsychologist from APA Accredited program to join the dedicated and compassionate team of providers at Providence, where you’ll enjoy the benefits of working in a supportive, integrated environment. This is great opportunity for someone who is looking to make a difference within the Missoula community.

• Desirable clinic schedule and no call

• 2 to 5 years of experience is strongly preferred

• Responsibilities include performing neuropsychological assessments for a mixed patient panel, including adult and adolescent patients

• Ideal candidate will be flexible and willing to collaborate with multiple care teams

Providence Medical Group – Western Montana includes more than 30 primary and specialty care clinics and health care groups in Missoula, Polson and several smaller communities. PMG offers coordinated care by sharing EMR technology and best practices, and through its connection to two Providence hospitals: St. Patrick in Missoula and St. Joseph in Polson.

Missoula is a sophisticated university town of 65,000 halfway between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks. The area offers unlimited recreational opportunities like skiing, paddling, fishing and hiking. Its numerous cultural amenities, including a symphony and active theater, fuel a vibrant arts scene. Missoula is a family-oriented community with great public schools, universities and social activities year-round. Western Montana’s summers consist of long, adventure-inspiring days and starry nights, and its winters are mild.

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Clinical Neuropsychologist – Outpatient Neuropsychology

US-MD-BALTIMORE

WHAT YOU WILL DO

The University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute invites applications for the position of Clinical Neuropsychologist within the Outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Department. 

The primary role of the neuropsychologist is the assessment of individuals (primarily adults) with acquired brain injuries (e.g. mTBI / TBI, Stroke, Brain Tumors) and / or other general neurological conditions.

This individual will also be responsible for therapist, family, and patient education and the facilitation of multidisciplinary team meetings within in the outpatient neurological therapy department.

The ideal candidate will have strong neuropsychological assessment skills as well as previous experience working as part of an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.

What You Need to Be Successful:

The requirements for the position are as follows:

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Psy.D.) from an APA accredited program in psychology,
  • Completion of a 2 year residency program in Neuropsychology or Rehabilitation Psychology with a neuropsychological assessment component (APPCN program graduates are preferred)
  • Eligible for board certification in neuropsychology, and experience in a rehabilitation setting.

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Neuropsychologist

US-MT-BILLINGS

St. Vincent Healthcare seeks an experienced and passionate NeuroPsychologist to join our established and busy Behavioral Health team in a turnkey practice integrated with hospital services.

  • Our hospital-employed position is your opportunity to practice without administrative burden
  • Collaborative and supportive team members who are passionate about mental health
  • Competitive Salary, Sign on Bonus, Relocation, Student Loan Repayment
  • Psychological testing, psychotherapy and consultation; experience with neuropsychological testing; licensed or license eligible in Montana; Ph. D. or equivalent from a graduate program approved by the American Psychological Association required
  • St. Vincent Healthcare is a 286 bed, Level II Trauma Center; serving a catchment area of 600,000+
  • EPIC in inpatient and outpatient clinics provides uniformity for our physicians and our patients
  • Opportunity for psychologists with an interest in Geriatrics*

Outside Magazine’s #1 Town for 2016, Billings is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts! In Billings, physicians can reap big-city medicine benefits in a smaller community.  We have a remarkable art scene with multiple galleries, museums and a local theatre that brings national productions and world famous entertainers.  Billings is centrally located with easy access to anything from fabulous restaurants to quintessential mountain hiking.  We boast a traveler friendly airport in a safe city with very little traffic! Montana is truly splendid; offering views, adventure and landscape incomparable to anything in the U.S!

Position Summary

In this position, the Psychologist provides direct psychological and neuropsychological services in acute, rehabilitation, and outpatient settings.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Direct Patient Care

  • Administers appropriate psychological and neuropsychological tests and interprets results.
  • Provides feedback of test results to patient and/or family as well as other involved providers
  • Establishes and documents treatment goals.
  • Uses a variety of treatment modalities and techniques appropriate to patient’s age to accomplish goals.
  • Provides emergency assessments as needed and participates in the BHA on-call rotation.
  • Provides short term therapy to BHA out-patients.

Education, Experience and Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position

  1. Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
  2. Minimum of one year post-doctoral training in neuropsychology
  3. Current MT Psychologist Licensure or at least eligible
  4. Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire
  5. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  6. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  7. Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  8. Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn new applications relevant to the position.

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Neuropsychologist

US-WI-MILWAUKEE

Responsibilities:

  • Provides comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological diagnostic evaluation, treatment and case management.
  • Identifies neurological, psychological, emotional, behavioral, or medical issues impacting symptom presentation and diagnoses disorders.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary treatment teams to formulate and evaluate direct patient care.
  • Discusses treatment with appropriate individuals and multidisciplinary treatment teams to coordinate care.
  • Educates students, residents and fellows in various medical and psychological disciplines, through lectures, direct supervision of clinical work, or other related methods.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Neuropsychologist credentialed from the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Psychologist credentialed from the Wisconsin Psychology Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Education:

  • Diploma
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) required

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SPEECH PATHOLOGIST

US-OK-OKLAHOMA CITY

POSITION SUMMARY:

Role Purpose:

The Speech Therapist delivers quality therapy services upon physician referral by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. Implements the treatment program and reassesses treatment results. Actively participates in discharge planning, team conferences and family conferences.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews patient medical records, interviews and assesses patient; interviews family (parent/caregiver) as needed and utilizes findings to develop and document an individualized plan of care based on findings.
  • Implements plan of care and demonstrates competency in methods/modalities employed to assist patient in reaching short-term and long-term goals.     
  • Demonstrate patient and/or family education activities as a component of therapy.    
  • Perform accurate documentation/reporting for all patient visits; documents progress toward short-/long-term goals; and documentation is completed with timeliness standards set by departmental protocol.     
  • Confer with other professionals (medical, allied health, and nursing) as well as patient and/or family regarding patient’s therapy goals and progress in therapy. Coordinates care with other professionals as needed.  
  • Follow insurance guidelines to ensure timely payment of claims and/or procedures for obtaining prior authorization. Rehab Specific: Confer with those appropriate and complete necessary procedures to obtain specialized equipment and services required to enhance patient safety and performance following discharge. Obtain required authorization(s) before sharing protected health information with outside parties.
  • Develop rapport with patient and/or family in a manner which facilitates the patient’s progress toward meeting short-/long-term goals.     
  • Utilizes diagnostic and treatment tools, equipment and materials effectively and maintains materials and equipment in usable condition.     
  • Rehab Specific: Periodically (at least annually) review and assess existing program(s), equipment and techniques utilized by department. Discuss with supervisor the status of current programs, equipment and technique. Make recommendations regarding improvements, additions, or deletions. Demonstrate an understanding of the financial impact of costs of goods and services on the department’s ability to achieve its operating margin.    
  • Rehab Specific: Demonstrate commitment to ongoing education and improvement by retaining membership in relevant professional organizations, reading pertinent publication, attending educational workshops and conferences, seeking out new knowledge through self-study activities and participating in hospital and department in service education programs. Demonstrate commitment to ongoing education including stroke care, FIM Training, and seeking out new knowledge through self-study activities and participation in hospital and department in service and educational programs.    
  • Perform other duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Licensed as a Speech or Speech-Language Pathologist from the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners for Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Licensure.
  • Temporary licensees must be obtained full licensure within one year of employment in this position.
  • Experience with standard office equipment and computer software.
  • CPR Heartsaver.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Acute care experience preferred.
Physical Requirements:
 

Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 10 lbs.
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
  • Standing or walking more than 3 hours a day
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 5 hours a day.
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation

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SPEECH PATHOLOGIST

US-NJ-RIDGEWOOD

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide quality goal directed Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) evaluation, treatment, and discharge planning to patients in a variety of age groups with cognitive, communication and/or swallowing disabilities.

EDUCATION:

Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences, Communication Disorders or related areas from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE:
No previous experience required.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
Current certification by the American Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ASHA) in Speech-Language Pathology. Maintains current state of New Jersey license in Speech-Language Pathology. Current BLS certification. May be a CFY candidate. Ability to perform work accurately and give attention to details. Ability to use effective critical thinking and analytical skills. Ability to use effective time management to set priorities and perform job-related responsibilities. Ability to communicate and interact with the health-system, patients, family members, and multidisciplinary team members. Ability to function competently in a changing work environment related to changing patient needs.

 

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Neuropsychologist

US-AZ-GILBERT

Position Details

Position Summary

1. Neuropsychologist shall provide patient care services as assigned by the chief of the division. a. Provides direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. b. Provides subspecialty consultations and follow-up. c. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures. d. Assists the chief with the administration and provision of appropriate attending on-call coverage of emergencies.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provide direct patient care services
    • Provide neuropsychological diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures in the ambulatory and inpatient setting.
  2. Support the medical education programs and activities of the division
    • Provide direction supervision of psychological and neuropsychological for medical students, residents, fellows and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services
  3. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Occupational therapist 

US-WI-NEENAH

Job Description

Provides direct patient care in Occupational Therapy and performs other related duties to assure smooth, coordinated running of the department within the pediatric Inpatient, Outpatient, and Clinics. Identifies, diagnoses, and treats patients with a wide variety of disabilities. Participates in program planning, development and implementation. Participates in Quality Improvement. Counsels and instructs patients/families and medical professionals involved with the patient’s rehabilitative needs, monitors patient progress, ensures that recommendations are followed. Maintains clinical records according to established procedures.

  • Current Occupational Therapy license with the State of Wisconsin.
  • Current NBCOT license.
  • Master’s degree in Occupational therapy preferred, Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy required.
  • Current CPR certification – Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required.
  • Prefer a minimum of 1 year clinical experience in the pediatric field of Occupational Therapy.
  • Will accept new graduates.
  • Must be able to walk, stand for long periods, over 80% of the assigned work period and lift and position patients weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to push and pull splinting cart where appropriate.

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Occupational therapist 

US-MI-ANN ARBOR

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
  • Adheres to System performance standards
  • Value differences
  • Strive for excellence
  • Courteous and friendly
  • Take responsibility for customer’s needs
  • Respect privacy
  • Take pride in cleanliness
  • View a customer complaint as a gift
  • Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.
  •  Demonstrates understanding of Institute of Medicine triangle and incorporates components into daily job duties

safety patient centeredness effectiveness efficiency timeliness equity

  • Evaluation of Patient
  • Evaluates patients’ physical and functional status as related to medical diagnosis.
  • Administers tests reflective of current standards of practice including:  sensory, manual muscle, range of motion,  and other evaluation techniques.
  • Evidence of timely treatment planning based on objective findings.  Establishes short and long term therapy goals, formulates treatment plans consistent with goals.
  • Utilizes critical thinking to determine priorities in treatment to address barriers.

Treatment of Patient

  • Treatment reflects current standards of practice.  Treatments using recognized procedures such as therapeutic exercise, activities of daily living, functional training and application of modalities.
  • Delegates care appropriately to assistive staff based on state practice act.
  • Provides quality patient care considering age specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent practice and application of the physical rehabilitation process.

Documentation

  • Completes daily documentation on day of service.
  • Accurately completes charges for therapy services provided on day of service.
  • Charges appropriately based upon current reimbursement guidelines specified by carriers.
  • Regularly documents patient’s progress to goals.  Provides updates to physician and other treatment members.

Communication

  • Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships.
  • Seeks and shares information in an appropriate fashion.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, families and other health care personnel.

Organizational Skills

  • Maintains productivity based on department standards.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability to meet patient care demands.
  • Demonstrates good home management to meet requirements of job.
  • Approaches conflict in a constructive manner.  Helps to identify problems, offer solutions and participate in their resolution.
  • Assumes accountability for performance of job duties.

Occupational Therapist

Team Work

  • Conveys a positive attitude.
  • Maintains cooperative relationships with peers.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in covering needs of the departments.
  • Takes initiative to assist co-workers without being asked.Professional Development
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field through reading and attending related conferences and seminars.
  • Prepares and provides in-service presentation.
  • Participates in community activity as requested by Leadership.
  • Participates on committees as requested by Leadership.
  • Assists with program development as requested by Leadership.
  • Mentors co-workers in area of clinical expertise.
  • Participates as Clinical Instructor with students as requested.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSURE

  • A Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Certification by American Occupational Therapy Certification Board as an Occupational Therapist, Registered. Current Michigan registration as an Occupational Therapist.

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Occupational Therapist 

US Department of the Army
US-HI

Summary

About the Position: This position is located at Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, Physical Therapy Section. Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 10.64% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

Responsibilities

  • Interview patients to obtain information related to their functional deficiencies.
  • Develop complex goal-oriented treatment plans for patients with a variety of impairments.
  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary teams to promote successful work adjustment.
  • Develop standard operating procedures to establish occupational therapy program protocols.
  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Selectees will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
    • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross. Advanced certification (e.g., ALS) does not supersede BLS.
    • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
    • A personnel security investigation is required.

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Basic Requirement for Occupational Therapist:
    Degree: A graduate (or higher level) degree that included an occupational therapy curriculum approved by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or a professional accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained, and completion of the clinical requirements prescribed by the school.

    Certification: Applicants must have passed the national examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
    In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

    Specialized experience is defined as: One year of specialized experience which includes implementing occupational therapy treatment plans and evaluating occupational therapy patients. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Additional information

    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 – medical position.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Statutory return rights for current DoD employees are applicable in many circumstances.
      Applicants selected from the contiguous United States (contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., on the continent of North America) will be afforded pay retention in circumstances in which the basic rate of pay would otherwise be reduced if selected for the position.
    • This position may be scheduled to transfer to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) no later than 30 Sept 2021 in accordance with the provisions of Section 702 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Public Law 114-328. The Act directed the DHA to take responsibility for the administration (i.e., authority, direction, and control) of military treatment facilities beginning 1 Oct 18. Employees will become DoD employees upon transfer to the DHA.

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Post-Doctoral Neuropsychologist 

US-NY-Stony Brook

JOB OVERVIEW

Post Doctoral Neuropsychologists to provide clinical consultations and evaluations of adult and pediatric patients with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Required Qualifications

Possession of a Doctorate in Psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)

OR 

Current predoctoral intern in psychology internship accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and  letter from the training director of the home program that documents the applicant’s completion of all degree requirements by the fellowship start date.

Extensive experience in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of neuropsychological measures, principally with children / adolescents but also with adults. Extensive experience in clinical interviewing of children, adolescents, parents, and individual adults. Preliminary experience in neuropsychological report writing. Eligibility for Psychology Limited Permit in New York State.The Stony Brook Neuropsychology Service is a participant program of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN).  Applicants must be

registered with the National Matching Service for the 2016 Neuropsychology Fellowship match.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Extensive experience in neuropsychological report writing.
  2. Relevant coursework in neuroanatomy, neuropsychology, psychometric theory, statistics
  3. Demonstration of scholarship in neuropsychology equivalent to level of study, i.e., early career research. Experience in supervised psychotherapy.Experience with consultation liaison and team focused work in a medical and/or psychiatric setting. Both inpatient and outpatient clinical experience.

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Clinical Neuropsychologist

US-CA-SAN FRANCISCO

 

Job Summary

Seeking a Spanish speaking doctoral level trained neuropsychologist to provide inpatient and outpatient evaluations, provide teaching and supervision of neuropsychology trainees, and participate in program development.

Required Qualifications

  1. Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an American Psychological Association approved program; and one year of post-doctoral experience in Clinical Psychology; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Possession of a valid license in Psychology issued by the California Board of Psychology
  3. Verbal and written fluency in Spanish
  4. Completion of the equivalent of a full time postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology or two years of experience as a clinical neuropsychologist
  5. Experience in the administration and interpretation of standardized neuropsychological batteries
  6. Experience in providing psychoeducation and mental health interventions to patients with cognitive impairments
  7. Experience working with patients with severe psychosocial stressors, acute and chronic traumas, substance abuse problems and characterological difficulties
  8. Able to obtain Medical Staff Privileges at UCSF / SFGH
  9. Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  10. Demonstrated competency in working with culturally diverse, low income and medically indigent patients
  11. Excellent organizational and strong interpersonal skills
  12. Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience working as a neuropsychologist in the public sector
• Prior related UC experience

License/Certification

• Possession of a valid license in Psychology issued by the California Board of Psychology

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NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

US-AZ-GILBERT

Position Summary

1. Neuropsychologist shall provide patient care services as assigned by the chief of the division. a. Provides direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. b. Provides subspecialty consultations and follow-up. c. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures. d. Assists the chief with the administration and provision of appropriate attending on-call coverage of emergencies.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provide direct patient care services
    • Provide neuropsychological diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures in the ambulatory and inpatient setting.
  2. Support the medical education programs and activities of the division
    • Provide direction supervision of psychological and neuropsychological for medical students, residents, fellows and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services
  3. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

 

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NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

US-NC-FORT BRAGG

Description

ICON Government and Public Health specializes in preclinical through phase IV support of clinical research and clinical trial services for biologics, drugs, and devices. We help our customers get their products to market faster with a wide array of research, regulatory, and sponsor services both within the US and around the globe and respond rapidly to global health crises.

Position Summary:

S/he is responsible for assessing and resolving complex social, economic and psychosocial problems that may impact Service Members’ medical treatment or while the Service Member is being evaluated for medical discharge from the service. Provides direct services, to include screening, neuropsychological assessment, treatment, referral, consultation and education and in conjunction with DoD PDH-CPGs.

Essential functions:

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Conducts neuropsychosocial evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals as needed to facilitate TBI clinical care management and optimize care.
  • Evaluates the impact of diagnosis or lack of diagnosis with unexplained chronic symptoms on individuals’ systems as well as assess patient’s functioning within work, family and routines of daily living and identify areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist patients.
  • Provides services to high-risk populations including Service Members pending medical discharge due to physical and or behavioral health injuries/illnesses, Service Members who were wounded as a result of their military duties.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and maintains in partnership with Patients, other health care providers and community resources as applicable; assist in the development of a comprehensive treatment care plan in accordance with TBI health care standards for patients.
  • Assists with coordination of services for those patients who move to another location to ensure continuity of care; facilitates transfer of the case to local TBI health care case management resources, as appropriate.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records and documents for all patient contacts/services provided in accordance with professional standards (AR 40-68) as well as DoD, U.S. Army, installation and facility directed administrative requirements.
  • Enters patient clinical and administrative data as well as utilization data and other data into automated systems and/or paper records and create reports from these data in accordance with local policies and procedures, Army Regulations and directives from the Army Medical Department, its program administrators, C, TBI and/or the C, BHD.
  • Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with clinic, medical treatment facility and program requirements.
  • Abides by all applicable MTF by-laws, JC, DoD, DA and MEDCOM regulations with regard to Utilization Review and Quality Improvement directives including, but not limited to, in-service training, peer review, performance improvement, records maintenance, performance evaluations, and release of information.
  • Collaborates with and assists other contract service providers, military commanders and community agencies in the development and implementation of deployment-related health programs at the installation and or clinic level.
  • Participates, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times.
  • Provides technical advice and professional opinions upon request from the MTF Commander, C, BHD and/or C, TBI, Clinic OIC, or other assigned supervisors.
  • Attends and participates in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and any other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to assigned cases and/or performance of contract services as determined by the MTF Commander, C, BHD and/or C, TBI, Clinic OIC or other assigned supervisors.
  • May presents patient cases in regularly scheduled case staffing meetings to discuss status and updates to cases under the direction of the C, BHD and/or C, TBI, Clinic OIC, and/or other assigned supervisors.
  • May attend meetings, case conferences and training under the direction of the C, BHD and/or C, TBI, Clinic OIC, and other assigned supervisors, as required.
  • Maintains a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations. Employee is required to attend safety training relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the facility Safety Officer.
  • Performs light duties and other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

Education

Required

Doctorate or better in Clinical Psychology.

Experience

Required

Be proficient in administration and interpretation of basic psychological test measures to include Intelligence Testing, Personality Testing with Objective and Projective Testing.

Must be proficient in advanced neuropsychological testing sensitive to brain injury such as the Halstead-Reitan Battery, computerized performance assessment batteries, Mental Status exams and Dementia Rating Scales.

Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program and must have completed an APA approved clinical psychology internship.

Clinical Neuropsychologist must have attended a formal neuropsychological fellowship in clinical Neuropsychology, and be skilled in specialized testing and assessment procedure as recognized by either the National Academy of Neuropsychology or Division 40 of the American Psychological Association. Experience within clinically appropriate systems of care may be accepted in lieu of educational minimums.

Must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for basic life support (BLS) through an American Heart Association and/or Red Cross approved training program. BLS shall be renewed every two years. Must maintain Continuing Education credit sufficient to maintain both their clinical license and to meet MTF specific Quality Assurance standards for credentialing as a Psychologist.

A minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the practice of clinical psychology required.

Must have and maintain a current license to practice Clinical or Counseling Psychology. This license must be current and unrestricted (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction).

Preferred

Adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.

Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care and providing clinical services to individuals, couples or groups in clinical psychotherapy services.

 

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

US-TN-CHATTANOOGA

Description:

In your role as an occupational therapist (OT), you’ll be the connection between the additional one-on-one time we enjoy with each patient and the progress they make. Following them throughout their stay, you’ll work with the latest technologies and experience unprecedented growth opportunities within your chosen field. Get to know your patients and help them reach their goals, while pursuing some of your own as part of national post-acute care leader Encompass Heath.

Requirements:

  • • Current state licensure or certification on or before first day of employment required.• CPR certification preferred, unless otherwise required by hospital policy.• Successful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S.-accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.• Effective communication skills for working with patients, families, and caregivers required.• Demonstrated competency in occupational therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

US-NC-CHARLOTTE

Description:

Full-time Occupational Therapist to join the team at our Achieve Therapy Services clinic in Charlotte, NC.  Our ideal candidate will collaborate effectively within the occupational therapy team as well as with SLPs and BCBAs within our multidisciplinary clinic to provide continuity of care and high quality therapeutic services.  He or she will have a passion for working with children and their families to promote health, well-being and participation in life.  This individual will have a drive to continually further his or her professional expertise and a desire to share his or her knowledge and experience with others.

Under the direction of the Lead Occupational Therapist this individual will be responsible for evaluating, developing and implementing appropriate and clinically-sound treatment plans based on client goals.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Complete daily treatment notes and input into company electronic medical records system;
  • Organize work and efficiently maintain his/her caseload
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy in documentation and treatment fidelity
  • Provide routine family education programming to support the treatment plan
  • Keep abreast of current evaluation/treatment approaches, assessments, equipment, research developments, etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Lead Occupational Therapist.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience (NBCOT certification preferred)
  • Current OT License in State of NC in good standing
  • Experience with SI interventions and feeding  (preferred)
  • Experience providing COTA supervision (preferred)

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

US-NJ-HAMILTON

Job Summary:

Treats patients with disabilities considering responses as related to the patient’s functional adaptation to the environment.

Essential Job Functions

•Evenings and occasional weekends required (Inpatient)
•Selects, administers, and interprets assessment tools as designated in competency expectations including: History, Screening, Observations, and Evaluations as appropriated to patients.
•Identifies and prioritizes time realistic functional goals for remediation, compensation, adaptation or prevention of deficits.
•Selects|utilizes|evaluates the effectiveness of appropriate treatment methods (as designated in competency expectations).
•Applies principles of activity analysis for grading physical|perceptual-cognitive|psycho-social demands to produce an optimal mesh of child’s or family’s abilities to meet environmental demand.
•Communicates effectively with patients, families, & team in oral and written formats in both formal and non-formal situations. Communicates effectively with referring physicians and community contacts.
•As designated in competency expectations, assists in training others. This may include staff, COTAs, aides and students.
•Takes responsibility for seeking supervision or consultation in relationship to clinical performance. Actively contributes to improvement plans effectively utilizes feedback.
•Meets competency expectations in explaining symptoms, prognosis and functional limitations for a variety of diagnostic groups.
•Makes discharge recommendations appropriate to the child and their family in consideration of child’s prognosis, role expectations, and knowledge of community resources (as designated in competency expectations).

 

Formal Education and Job-Related Experience

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Detailed knowledge of developmental theory and the effects of physical and percepto-cognitive disabilities as well as the psycho-social aspects of functional adaptation to the environment. Ability to evaluate disruptions in performance and plan treatment to minimize disabling effects of these conditions. Ability to work effectively with others. Tact and judgment in performance of duties. Commitment to improving skill level. Good verbal and written English communication skills. Maintain Registration by the NBCOT. Registered by the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board. Maintenance of registration required

Certification

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Satisfactory completion of Certification Examination of National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists and maintenance of registration required. NJ State Licensure or eligible required. AHA BLS Provider Certification required.

License

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Licensed by the state of NJ.

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