Pediatric Neuropsychologist - Early Childhood

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Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Neuropsychology
Category: Physician/Div Chief/Med Dir
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 698853
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.

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.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
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
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum of two years of demonstrated, post-doctoral experience and proficiency with pediatric clinical neuropsychological
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
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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