Position Pediatric Neuropsychologist - Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Location Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Grand Rapids, MI

Position Description:
The Division of Pediatric Neurosciences is seeking a full-time board eligible Pediatric Neuropsychologist to join our thriving division in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Neuropsychologist joining this practice will enjoy being part of a rapidly expanding children's hospital and neurosciences program with Physician status and ample opportunities to develop his or her own specialized areas of expertise. The Pediatric Neuropsychologist will also serve in various multidisciplinary clinics and play an integral role in program development, including training programs. Applicants with specific interest in genetic syndromes are preferred and encouraged to apply.

The position will be in an outpatient practice, serving patients from Helen DeVos Children's Hospital (HDVCH) subspecialty clinics, and the surrounding Michigan communities. The Neuropsychologist will complete neuropsychological evaluations for medically complex children served by HDVCH. Typical referral conditions include epilepsy, brain tumors, congenital heart disease, head injury, neurovascular disorders, genetic syndromes (neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, etc.), movement disorders, prematurity, and toxic exposure. Neuropsychological evaluations are also conducted within the context of pre- and post-neurosurgical evaluations (e.g., epilepsy and tumor resection). There are a few urgent inpatient evaluations required. As the primary Pediatric Clinical Academic Partner of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, HDVCH offers academic appointments for qualified candidates and teaching opportunities are available. There is also support for clinical research.

Practice Description:
The new Pediatric Neuropsychologist will join the Division of Neurosciences. This expanding division includes 3 Pediatric Neuropsychologists, 3 Psychometrists, 3 Pediatric Neurosurgeons, 11 Pediatric Neurologists, 3 Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians, 2 Biomedical Geneticists, and 16 Advanced Practice Providers.

Facility Description:
HDVCH is proud to be recognized as one of U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 Best Children's Hospitals in the nation for the six sub-specialties. HDVCH is a state-of-the-art, globally integrated, 234-bed free standing dedicated children's hospital located on the main campus of Spectrum Health. Annually, there are 8760 inpatient and 124,600 ambulatory visits, as well as over 55,185 children seen in the Pediatric Emergency Department (Level 1 Trauma rated). HDVCH also has one of the nation's largest NICU's (108-beds).

Compensation Package:
Malpractice insurance, health, dental, disability and life insurance. Paid time off for vacation, maternity leave, illness, CME and relocation allowance.

Strong communities, natural beauty, lots to do:
Grand Rapids, Michigan is the second largest city located just 40 minutes from the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. It boasts top-rated public and private schools, seven colleges, a variety of recreational activities, cultural opportunities and professional sports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIakr9wkiKI.

Lisa Lopez, Senior In-house Physician Recruiter at: Lisa.Lopez@spectrumhealth.org

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