Kennedy Krieger Institute

NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST III

Vacancy ID
6742
Pos. Category
Psychology
Job Location : Street
3901 Greenspring Avenue
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
CARD

Overview

The Neuropsychologist III (Neuropsychologist Manager) will provide neuropsychological assessments as needed, psychological consultation and intervention services to individuals served by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). This position will teach and provide direct supervision to psychology associates and staff psychologists (and trainees as needed) providing clinical services; initiate and participate in innovative programs; and design and conduct formal courses and workshops. Primary clinical responsibilities will be for individuals ages 3 years 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, and interpret test findings based upon current research in neuropsychological assessment and available evidence-based approaches.
  2. Write timely reports that adequately convey relevant patient background, test results, diagnostic interpretations, recommendations, and next step management/strategy plans.
  3. Lead weekly case conferences to discuss and evaluate referrals, clinical assignment, assessment and treatment/management of patients.
  4. 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.
  5. Conduct intake interviews to ascertain the needs of clients and document the results interview.
  6. Provide direct supervision for psychologists, neuropsychologists, and psychology associates in accordance with Maryland regulations during which supervised staff and students will be guided in all aspects of psychodiagnostic assessment through completion of written report and interpretation to other disciplines and primary care givers (parent, therapists, etc.).
  7. Participate in regular leadership meetings to discuss clinic operations and related matters.
  8. As needed, participate in the training of predoctoral externs, doctoral interns, and postdoctoral residents in psychology and trainees from other disciplines in principles of psychology with emphasis on assessment and intervention for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders.
  9. Assist the Director, Clinical Operations and the Co-Directors of Neuropsychology in the development of clinical initiatives.
  10. Enter results from all psychological and/or neuropsychological evaluations into the Neuropsychology Department database, and into the EPIC system.
  11. Maintain productivity, documentation and reporting standards.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess and maintain licensure as a psychologist in Maryland.
  • Must possess and maintain credentialing as a Licensed Psychologist by the Kennedy Krieger Institute Medical Staff, with specialty privilege in Clinical Neuropsychology.
  • Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology is preferred.
  • Faculty status at the Assistant Professor rank preferred.

 

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.
  • Two-year postdoctoral residency in clinical neuropsychology is required.

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of five years’ experience (beyond postdoctoral training) is required working with a population of children with intellectual/neurodevelopmental disabilities. This experience may be satisfied through postdoctoral training in psychology.

 

Benefits

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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