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. The neuropsychologist will be housed in the both the Behavioral Health Department and the Department of Neurology at Essentia Health - Fargo, ND. Referrals come from a wide range of departments including Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry/Behavioral Health, and Hematology/Oncology.
The addition of a neuropsychologist will allow for expansion of the service to accept referrals from a wider range of departments and within the community. Referring conditions cover a wide range of neurodevelopmental and acquired conditions such as traumatic brain injury (TBI)/concussion, epilepsy, long-term survivors of cancers, and complex psychiatric conditions.
The position is generalist in nature, but opportunities to develop specific areas of practice in concert with the current neuropsychologist duties. The broad referral base within North Dakota and Minnesota facilitates the opportunity to see patients from a wide range of backgrounds with an emphasis on patients living in rural communities.
The neuropsychologists work closely with the behavioral health and neurology providers within the departments as well as with a wide range of medical providers, such as primary care providers, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists.
The position is clinical in nature. This 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. Opportunities for outreach are available and highly desired, although not required.
The neuropsychologists primarily see's individuals age 18 years and throughout adulthood, but experiences working with younger, pediatric individuals would be highly desirable.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
oCurrent Psychologist licensure in the appropriate state(s).
oCertified by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN), the Board of Professional
Neuropsychology (ABPN) or able to attain board certification within 2 years from date of hire. Neuropsychology Fellowship completed.
Carri Prudhomme, Recruiter Physician & Professional Services