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Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Neuropsychology
Category: Physician/Div Chief/Med Dir
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 698853
Date Posted: 9/22/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Pediatric Neuropsychologist – Early Childhood Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Phoenix Children’s is seeking a full-time pediatric neuropsychologist to provide services to an outpatient population at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Phoenix Children's is one of the largest children's hospitals in the United States, is among America's top five largest clinical volumes in neurosciences and has been named in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospital rankings. The Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient neurological care and services to infants, children, and teenagers with neurological disorders. We are seeking an individual with experience providing neuropsychological evaluations with an emphasis on early childhood evaluations (0-5 years of age) in a pediatric medical setting. This position will involve providing comprehensive neuropsychological assessments (interviews, obtaining information from collateral sources, selecting, administering, and interpreting neuropsychological measures, provision of feedback, report-writing) within the framework of a multidisciplinary team. Other responsibilities include consultations with families, schools, physicians, and allied health care providers as needed. The neuropsychologist will have the opportunity not only to provide services to patients but will also be able to work with members of an interdisciplinary medical team and participate in the education programs associated with a leading academic and research organization. Building on our collaboration with Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Arizona State University, Schools of Biological and Health Systems Engineering and Biomedical Informatics, the successful candidate will possess the ability to work as a collaborative member of a team of six Pediatric Neuropsychologists. The Neuropsychology Division of BNI at Phoenix Children’s provides the opportunity to supervise trainees through the department’s extensive clinical training programs. These training programs include an APA accredited internship program in Psychology and Practicum Placement students from local colleges and universities. In addition, there is an opportunity to receive academic appointments through the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Mayo School of Medicine, Creighton Medical School, and Midwestern School of Medicine. Qualifications for the position include doctoral training and internship at APA-accredited programs, with 2-years of specialized post-doctoral training in a medical setting. Graduate, internship, and fellowship training with an emphasis on early childhood assessment (0-5 years of age) and treatment of pediatric populations in a medical setting is essential. At least three years of demonstrated, post-doctoral experience and proficiency with pediatric clinical neuropsychology in a medical center setting is preferred. The successful candidate must be Board certified or Board eligible through the American Board of Professional Psychology and obtain psychological licensure by the State of Arizona.

1. Neuropsychologist shall provide patient care services as assigned by the chief of the division. a. Provides direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. b. Provides subspecialty consultations and follow-up. c. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures. d. Assists the chief with the administration and provision of appropriate attending on-call coverage of emergencies.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provide direct patient care services
    • Provide neuropsychological diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures in the ambulatory and inpatient setting.
  2. Support the medical education programs and activities of the division
    • Provide direction supervision of psychological and neuropsychological for medical students, residents, fellows and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services
  3. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Doctoral training in clinical psychology/neuropsychology, internship at an APA/APPIC accredited program Required
2. Two years of formal post-doctoral training in a medical/psychiatric/development setting Required
3. Graduate and internship training with an emphasis on assessment and treatment of children and families affected by psychiatric, developmental and medical illness in a pediatric setting Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum of two years of demonstrated, post-doctoral experience and proficiency with pediatric clinical neuropsychological Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Must be board eligible through the American Board of Professional Psychology and willing to undergo board certification and obtain psychological licensure through the state of Arizona Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
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