Kennedy Krieger Institute

NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST - BILINGUAL / SPANISH (CENTER FOR AUTISM AND RELATED DISORDERS)

Vacancy ID
6085
Pos. Category
Psychology
Job Location : Street
1741 Ashland Ave
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
CARD

Overview

The Neuropsychologist I (Bilingual-Spanish), will provide neuropsychological assessments and, as needed, consultation and psychological treatment services to clients served by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). Primary clinical responsibilities will be for patients ages 2 years through young adult. This position requires the incumbent to be bilingual in English and Spanish with a proficiency level that meets the Institutes minimum standards.

 

 

Responsibilities

  1. Select, administer, and score psychological and neuropsychological tests to assess intellectual functioning, neuropsychological status, personality structure, interest, aptitudes, adaptive function, and academic achievement.
  2. Interpret assessment results with regard to understanding brain-behavior relationships, using findings based on current research in neuropsychological assessment and available evidence-based approaches.
  3. Write comprehensive neuropsychological assessment reports including diagnostic interpretations and next step management/strategy plans.
  4. Participate in weekly case conferences or interdisciplinary staff meetings as needed 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 assessments into the Neuropsychology Department and/or database.
  9. Enter reports into the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  10. Maintain productivity standards.
  11. Maintain documentation and reporting standards.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bilingual in English and Spanish with a proficiency level that meets the Institutes minimum standards - Advanced Low for bilingual clinicians. Able to speak Spanish fluently with ease and confidence in a variety of topics related to work, home, leisure activities, as well as events of current, public or personal interest or individual relevance. Able to convey intended message with accuracy, clarity and precision without misrepresentation or confusion while being readily understood by native speakers.
    • Licensure in Maryland as a psychologist is required.
    • Credentialed as a Licensed Psychologist by the Kennedy Krieger Institute Medical Staff, with specialty privilege in Clinical Neuropsychology

 

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 is required. This experience may be satisfied through postdoctoral residency training in clinical neuropsychology.

Benefits

We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.

 

Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies!  In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities. 

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