Job Description: Barrow Neurological Institute, one of Phoenix Children's Hospital's six Centers of Excellence, is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of children neurological diseases and disorders by offering the most advanced and comprehensive care for children with neurological injury or related diseases or other non-neurological conditions, innovative research, and professional and community education. The Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH) is seeking two full-time, pediatric neuropsychologists, with experience assessing individuals with CNS disorders, to join the current staff of 4 clinical pediatric neuropsychologist practitioners. The service focuses on the neuropsychological assessment of children with complex health issues, acquired injuries, and those undergoing treatment that impact central nervous system functioning. The clinical work is primarily outpatient, but will also include inpatient and team consultation. Neuropsychology referrals come from various providers from disciplines such as neurology, neurosurgery, hematology/oncology, developmental pediatrics, general pediatrics, transplant services, etc. This exciting position will include the evaluation and assessment of pediatric patients with medical, developmental, psychiatric, and chronic conditions associated with a multitude of disorders. This pediatric neuropsychologist will provide clinical neuropsychological examinations to patients using models of brain-behavior relationships to provide evaluation and assessment, treatment, education, and consultation to improve clients' functioning to their highest feasible level. Possibilities of developing or continue clinical research programs within various areas of interest also exist. The neuropsychologist will have the opportunity not only to provide services to patients, but will also participate in inpatient/outpatient care conferences as part of their collaborative work with members of the interdisciplinary medical team and participation in the education programs associated with a leading academic and research organization. The Psychology/Neuropsychology Division of the BNI at Phoenix Children's provides the opportunity to supervise trainees through the department's extensive clinical training programs. These training programs include an APPCN accredited post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology, an APA accredited internship program in Psychology, and several Practicum Placement students from local colleges and universities. Building on our collaboration with Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, and 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 the interdisciplinary medical and educational team of the BNI at PCH. In addition, there is an opportunity to receive an academic appointment through the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine. PCH seeks to enhance the diversity of its staff to compliment the cultural and ethnic richness of our patients and their families.
Position One Required Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include fluency in Spanish, doctoral training and internship at APA-accredited programs, with post-doctoral training in a medical/psychiatric/developmental setting. Graduate and internship training with an emphasis on assessment and treatment of children and families affected by psychiatric, developmental and medical illness, and experience with pediatric populations is essential. At least three years of demonstrated, post-doctoral experience and proficiency with pediatric clinical neuropsychology experience is strongly 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 prior to the employment start date.
Position Two Required Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include doctoral training and internship at APA-accredited programs, with post-doctoral training in a medical/psychiatric/developmental setting. Graduate and internship training with an emphasis on assessment and treatment of children and families affected by psychiatric, developmental and medical illness, and experience with pediatric populations is essential. At least three years of demonstrated, post-doctoral experience and proficiency with pediatric clinical neuropsychology experience is strongly 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 prior to the employment start date.
Celebrating Nearly 30 Years of Growth! Phoenix Children's Hospital has provided hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and families since 1983. Today, we are one of the three largest children's hospitals in the country-providing specialty and sub-specialty inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and families throughout Arizona and the Southwest. Phoenix Children's Hospital offers world-class care and is currently focused on the development of its medical programs to build Centers of Excellence in neonatology, hematology/oncology, neurosciences, cardiac services, Level 1 Trauma, and orthopedics. PCH is the winner of five awards in 2011/2012, including U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals List.
Living in Phoenix: The Valley of the Sun boasts 300 sunny days a year, plus award-winning restaurants, great shopping venues, professional sports franchises, tournament-level golf courses, and acclaimed urban mountain parks. The Phoenix housing market is ideal for new buyers, and great vacation destinations such as Sedona, San Diego and Las Vegas are just hours away.
Competitive salary includes an excellent benefit and compensation package. Please send cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Joe Remitera, Director - Ambulatory Services
Phoenix Children's Hospital
1919 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phoenix Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer