Kennedy Krieger Institute

NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

Vacancy ID
5558
Pos. Category
Psychology/Psychiatry
Job Location : Street
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

the Neuropsychologist I will provide neuropsychological assessments and, as needed, consultation and psychological treatment services to clients served by the Department of Neuropsychology. Primary clinical responsibilities will be for patients aged 5 through young adult, although services may be provided to individuals from birth throughout the lifespan.

Responsibilities

  1. Select, administer, and score psychological and neuropsychological tests to assess intellectual functioning, Interpret assessment results with regard to understanding brain-behavior relationships, using findings based on current research in neuropsychological assessment and available evidence-based approaches.  
  2. Write comprehensive neuropsychological assessment reports including diagnostic interpretations and next step management/strategy plans.
  3. Participate in weekly case conferences to discuss and evaluate the diagnoses and treatment/management of patients and formulate rehabilitation plans.
  4. neuropsychological status, personality structure, interest, aptitudes, adaptive function, and academic achievement. 
  5. Provide interpretative information to parents and/or primary caregivers (including teachers, therapists); may provide short-term counseling to parents for effecting changes in child management.
  6. Conduct intake interviews to ascertain the needs of clients and document the results of this interview.
  7. Assist the Department Director and Clinical Director in the development of clinical initiatives.
  8. Enter results from all assessments into the Neuropsychology Department database.
  9. Enter reports into the KKI Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. 
  10. Maintain productivity standards.
  11. Maintain documentation and reporting standards. 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Licensure in Maryland as a psychologist is required. 

EDUCATION:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited college or university is required.
  • Completion of APA/CPA-accredited pre-doctoral internship, with supervised experience in clinical neuropsychology, is required.
  • Two-year postdoctoral residency is in clinical neuropsychology is required. 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 2 years experience in working with a population of children with intellectual/developmental disabilities.  This experience may be satisfied through postdoctoral residency training in clinical neuropsychology.

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