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Parker, CO

Location: Neurosurgery One Parker

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Neurosciences Department at AdventHealth Parker is looking for a clinical neuropsychologist to evaluate, diagnose, and provide treatment recommendations to a variety of individuals suffering from various medical conditions that present with cognitive complaints.

Traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, exposure to toxic substances, spinal cord injury, anoxic events, Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia, are just a few of the types of patients seen in the practice for neuropsychological evaluation.

Possible co-morbidity conditions include psychological or psychiatric conditions, with or without behavioral disturbance.

Referrals for evaluation come from a variety of physicians including but not limited to primary care, neurology, neurosurgery, neuro IR, epileptologists, sports medicine, and hospitalists. Both outpatient and inpatient populations are served with the majority of evaluations coming from outpatient referrals

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The neuropsychologist's responsibilities will be to:

  • Administer cognitive, neuropsychological, and psychological tests and measures via psychometrist assistance

  • Score and interpret those materials, and prepare a comprehensive neuropsychological assessment report to include diagnoses, and recommendations for treatment.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Experience in pre surgical evaluation of Epilepsy patients considering surgical intervention for their symptoms, as well as being able to participate in WADA testing as this will be an additional responsibility approximately two to four times a month on average.

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology from an APA accredited program,

  • Completion of a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship/residency in neuropsychology consistent with the Houston Guideline

  • Board eligible or board certified. Must hold licensure in the state of Colorado to practice independently.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to collaborate with a variety of other providers and staff in a collegial manner, be well organized, and be able to handle the rigors of a high paced environment.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Bi-Lingual English/Spanish with the ability to evaluate patients in Spanish.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology from an APA accredited program

  • Completion of a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship/residency in neuropsychology consistent with the Houston Guidelines

  • Board eligible or board certified

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Must hold licensure in the state of Colorado to practice independently.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION:

Parker is famous for its unique Western-Victorian downtown and its hometown vibe that it has strived to preserve amid growing prosperity. The second largest town in Douglas County housing 58,512 people, Parker is now the 19th most populous municipality in the state. It boasts 250 acres of parkland and over 900 acres of open space sitting at 5,869 feet, guaranteeing a great experience!

A small town with a big heart, Parker is a place rooted in history and heritage. From its historic downtown and parks, trails and wide-open spaces, to cultural arts center and engaging events, you’re sure to find that Parker is indeed your kind of place. It enjoys breathtaking views of the Rockies and residents are 90 minutes from some of the best skiing and hiking in the world. With 300 annual days of sunshine, residents can play, walk, and run outdoors all year!

Adventures. Friendships. Connections. Family bonds. Lasting memories. They’re all made in Parker.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Physician Services

Organization: AdventHealth Rocky Mountain

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24003669

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $62.41 - $94.21

  • Location: Parker, CO

  • Job ID: 24003669

  • Job Family: Physician Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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