Position Clinical Neuropsychologist
Location Omaha, NE
Job Description Join our group as we grow to meet the needs of our expanding referral base. This is an exciting time to be a part of the Neuropsychology Team at Alegent Health!
Our new neuropsychologist will work in the Neuropsychology Program based out of Immanuel Medical Center, a state-of-the-art tertiary care facility in northern Omaha. The Immanuel campus houses a full-service hospital, inpatient pediatric, adult, and geriatric psychiatric units, Cancer Center, Rehabilitation Center, and Specialty Spine Hospital. A new 35-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit is scheduled to open in February 2013, and plans for a multidisciplinary Neuroscience Institute are in development.
Our new neuropsychologist will provide evaluative and consultative services to the Alegent Health and greater Omaha-area community. Consult requests are received from various referral sources, including physiatrists, primary care physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, geriatricians, government agencies, insurance companies, and attorneys. Populations served include those with diagnoses of developmental disability, mental illness, stroke, head injury, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, brain tumor and aneurysm, movement disorders, cancer, dementia, and chronic medical conditions including COPD, diabetes, and heart failure.
Alegent Health offers neuropsychologists a competitive salary and benefits package with additional bonus possibilities based on productivity.
What is the Alegent Health Advantage?
Named by the Omaha Chamber of Commerce as one of the Best Places to Work in Omaha in 2003, Alegent Health is the region's second largest employer with more than 8,500 employees. Alegent Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare system in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa with nine acute care hospitals, more than 100 sites of service, over 1,200 physicians on its medical staff.
About the Omaha Area:
Omaha /Council Bluffs is a dynamic metropolis with nearly 1 million people living within a 50-mile radius.
Year after year, national publications have noted the high quality of life that both Nebraskans and Iowans enjoy. Omaha has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the top 15 regions in the nation, and Parenting magazine has named Omaha as one of the top 10 cities in the nation for raising a family. Omaha is also one of the top "eco-cities" in the nation based on air and water quality, open space and population stability according to "E", the environmental magazine. Redbook magazine has called Omaha one of the 10 best cities for working mothers.
There is always something to see or do in Omaha and many of its attractions are unique to the area. Omaha is the national headquarters of Girls and Boys Town, which continues to care for hundreds of children and is open to the public. The Henry Doorly Zoo has won numerous awards and is one of the region's most popular attractions. It features the world's largest indoor rainforest, an aquarium complex with a walk-through tunnel, as well as a collection of rare tigers. Omaha has a professional symphony and opera company, and the Omaha Community Playhouse is the largest community theater in the country. For sports fans, Omaha plays host to the College World Series in the brand new TD Ameritrade Park, and in 2012, Omaha again welcomed the Olympic Team Trials for swimming.
For information about this position, contact:
Cari McClannahan - Talent Acquisition Specialist
Alegent Health | 12809 W Dodge Rd | Omaha, NE 68154
P: 402-717-1851 | F: 402-717-1995