Kennedy Krieger Institute

NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST - NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

Vacancy ID
7275
Pos. Category
Psychology
Job Location : Street
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
Neuropsychology

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, 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 and team meetings 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 and psychoeducational consultation to help parents better understand their child’s neuropsychological condition and to offer strategies to manage these concerns..
  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, as applicable.
  9. Enter reports into the KKI Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, adhering to all documentation and reporting standards
  10. Maintain productivity standards.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Clinical care focus is on the pediatric, and adolescent populations, as well as some adults with disabilities.
  • Licensure in Maryland as a psychologist is required.
  • Credentialed as a Licensed Psychologist by the KKI 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.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship is required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of two years experience working with a population of children with intellectual/developmental disabilities.  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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