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Neuropsychologist - Outpatient Generalist and Inpatient (Rehab/Epilepsy) at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Neuropsychologist - Outpatient Generalist and Inpatient (Rehab/Epilepsy)

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Atlanta, GA Full-Time
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Work Shift

Day

Work Day(s)

Monday-Friday

Shift Start Time

Variable

Shift End Time

Variable

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Children's is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. No matter the role, every member of our team is an essential part of our mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. We're committed to putting you first, and that commitment is at the heart of our company culture: People first. Children always. Find your next career opportunity and make a difference doing what you love at Children's.

Job Description

Oversees and develops neurofunctional assessments, including neuropsychological and psychological batteries. Assists with translating the findings from these batteries into therapeutic approaches which can be utilized by a transdisciplinary or interdisciplinary team. Participates in the supervision of students/residents. Counsels and educates families concerning neuropathology and management of neuropsychological deficits. Assists with the coordination of a clinical database and promotes research. Assists in the development of policies and procedures to provide the highest quality of care for patients within the scope of practice and established standards for psychologists. Maintains the highest standards of safety throughout service provision. Cooperates and collaborates with parents, caretakers, and other professionals to meet the total needs of the patient and family.

Experience

Special training and/or experience in pediatric neuropsychology

4 years of experience in direct assessment and care of patients identified as having neurological diagnoses in an inpatient and outpatient setting

Experience in providing family therapy/counseling related to issues of impaired neurofunctioning

Preferred Qualifications

NA

Education

Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Psychology

Certification Summary

Georgia licensed neuropsychologist or eligible with proof of application

Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent writing and research skills

Ability to supervise students

Job Responsibilities

1 Provides effective delivery of services appropriate to the patient's specific needs and severity level of disability or impairment.

Implements and oversees inpatient cognitive remediation techniques.

Provides appropriate assessment and appropriate treatment.

Develops and successfully implements assessment standards and treatment plans that support established goals.

Documents weekly/monthly treatment notes following established standards.

Completes discharge and follows up according to departmental standards.

Demonstrates commitment to continuous professional growth and improvement.

Bills appropriately for services in accordance with regulations set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Provides supervision to the psychometrician and students.

Supports and participates in continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.

Delivers competent patient care, integrating infection control and body substance precautions, patient safety, body mechanics, and knowledge of growth and development.

Delivers competent patient care to patients from newborn to 21 years of age.

Demonstrates and practices family-centered care.

Maintains a therapeutic relationship with patient and family.

Communicates relevant information at the patient/family level of understanding.

Identifies patient/family need for services from ancillary departments and provides follow-up and referral as necessary.

Includes family/caregiver participation in all phases of the patient's program.

Primary Location Address

5461 Meridian Mark Rd

Job Family

PhD

Recommended Skills

  • Assessments
  • Batteries
  • Clinical Works
  • Databases
  • Family Therapy
  • Health Care
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