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NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

Job ID 14892247 Category Behavioral / Mental Health Department Neuropsychology Location Albuquerque, NM Date posted 10/31/2019
Position Summary:

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred


Provide neuropsychological consultation and evaluations to include clinical interviewing, administering, scoring and interpreting test results, providing feedback and test report preparation. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Accountability:
  • PATIENT CARE - Provide neuropsychological consultation and evaluation to include clinical interviewing, administering, scoring and interpreting test results, providing feedback and test report preparation

  • PATIENT CARE - Ensure psychological services are in accordance with quality standards, regulations and policy guidelines

  • LIAISON - Serve as a liaison for assigned area; coordinate activities in collaboration with other staff professionals, divisions, departments and organizations; may chair steering committees

  • REPORTS - Prepare and maintain a variety of reports; analyze and interpret reports as required; prepare, present and disseminate information to professional individuals, groups and organizations

  • MEETINGS - Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations

  • TRAINING - Coordinate and conduct personnel training sessions as required; may supervise lower level staff

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • Education Requirements:
  • PhD or PsyD degree from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, or related field

  • Experience Requirements:
  • Documented experience in age appropriate environment

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed Psychologist in State of New Mexico

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials

  • No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment

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