Kennedy Krieger Institute

PSYCHOLOGIST - NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

Vacancy ID
5559
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 Psychologist I will provide psychodiagnostic assessments and, as needed, psychological consultation and 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 tests to assess intellectual functioning, neuropsychological status, personality structure, interest, aptitudes, academic achievement. 
  2. Interpret test findings based upon current research in psychological assessment and available evidence-based approaches.  
  3. Write comprehensive reports regarding diagnostic interpretations and next step management/strategy plans.
  4. Participate in weekly case conferences to discuss and evaluate the diagnoses and treatment/management of patients and formulate rehabilitation plans.
  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 psychological and/or neuropsychological evaluations 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 is required.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship is required. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1 year experience in working with a population of children with intellectual/developmental disabilities.  This experience may be satisfied through postdoctoral training in psychology.

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