Position Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Location Duluth, MN
Job Description JOB SUMMARY:

Provides Clinical Neuropsychological examinations using models of brain-behavior relationships to provide evaluation and assessment, treatment, education, and consultation to improve clients' abilities to their highest feasible level. Using neuropsychological testing accurately assesses cognitive deficits and strengths, recommendations that promote maximal adaptive capacities, treatment and rehabilitation for brain injured, neurodevelopmental and /or neurocognitive impaired children and their families. The neuropsychologist provides services as part of a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech and language pathologists assembled to assure optimal customer service, and clinical and financial outcomes, under the direction of SMDC service line management and the referring physician. Provides clinical supervision to licensed and unlicensed personnel. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers and others.

Hours for this position: Monday-Friday, no call, no weekend, day hours

Will see Pediatric age children ages 2-18

Additional education and/or years' experience required:

- Current Psychologist licensure in the appropriate state(s).Certified by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN), the Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN) or the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology (AAPdN) or able to attain board certification within 2 years from date of hire. Neuropsychology Fellowship completed.

The Neuropsychologist in this position is expected to perform the following duties:

- Ability to assess levels of impairment and causality and to formulate a diagnosis and an intervention plan as appropriate.
- Ability to use standardized neuropsychological measurements in providing descriptive and predictive information regarding behaviors influenced by brain functioning or medical conditions.
- Provides Clinical Neuropsychological examinations for a pediatric population
- Working knowledge of neuropsychological intervention techniques of target behaviors and or cognitive deficits.
- Ability to provide consultation and education to medical colleagues, family members and others.
- Highly developed analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to be self-directed, to make independent judgments, and act assertively.
- Able to refer or research questions regarding evaluation or treatment techniques or procedures
- Ability to work as a team member.
- Demonstrates ability to use good judgment in emergency situations.
- Knowledge and application of computer systems and programs.
- Demonstrates ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and work demands.
- Demonstrates ability to implement problem-solving skills and deal with diverse client behaviors.
- Demonstrates ability to work under time pressures and constraints.
- Demonstrates ability to stay calm and focused in an environment of multiple demands and distractions.
- Ability to establish appropriate professional boundaries.
- Demonstrates ability and willingness to learn and apply new and upgraded competencies to job responsibilities.

Interested applicants please contact:
Carri Prudhomme
Essentia Health
Physician & Practitioner Recruitment
400 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
Email: carri.prudhomme@essentiahealth.org