BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE at PHOENIX CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
Job Description: Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), one of Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s six Centers of
Excellence, is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of children with 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. BNI at PCH consists of 7 different divisions: Psychiatry, Psychology,
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and
BNI at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is seeking a full-time pediatric neuropsychologist to provide
services to an outpatient population at the PCH Mercy-Gilbert Satellite Clinic in the greater Phoenix area. We are seeking an individual with experience assessing medical and developmental disorders. This position will involve providing comprehensive neuropsychological assessments (interviews, obtaining information from collateral sources, selecting, administering, and interpreting neuropsychological measures, provision of feedback, report-writing) within the framework of a multidisciplinary team. Other responsibilities include consultations with families, schools, physicians, and allied health care providers as needed.
The neuropsychologist will have the opportunity not only to provide services to patients but will also be
able to work with members of an interdisciplinary medical team and participate in the education programs associated with a leading academic and research organization. Building on our collaboration with Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, 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 a team of six Pediatric Neuropsychologists. The Neuropsychology Division of BNI at Phoenix Children’s provides the opportunity to supervise trainees through the department’s extensive clinical training programs. These training programs include an APA accredited internship program in Psychology, and several Practicum Placement students from local colleges and universities. In addition, there is an opportunity to receive academic appointments through the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Mayo School of Medicine, Creighton Medical School, and Midwestern School of Medicine. PCH seeks to enhance the diversity of its staff to compliment the cultural and ethnic richness of our patients and their families. Spanish-speaking applicants are strongly encouraged to apply although not a requirement.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include doctoral training and internship at APAaccredited 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 in a Medical Center setting is 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.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children and their
families since 1983. Today, we are one 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.
Competitive salary includes an excellent benefit and compensation package. Please send cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016