NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST (FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE & HYBRID WORK AVAILABLE)
TYPE OF POSITIONS: FULL-TIME & PART-TIME & FEE-FOR-SERVICE
LOCATION: Palo Alto, CA
REPORTS TO: Clinical Program Manager
*COMPENSATION: $93K to $377K Annually + $10K Hiring Bonus (for FTE's working .75 or more)
* The starting base pay for this position is as shown above. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs, and market demand. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.
SUMMARY: Our client is in search of an extraordinary individual who wants to be a part of a growing and respected non-profit behavioral health organization. Our client is looking for a passionate and caring but driven individual to help them grow. They believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen, and young adult. Their mission is to transform young lives by providing culturally responsive best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location, or ability to pay. They specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression and Autism.
The Neuropsychologists are responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments, including neuropsychological and psychoeducational testing, clinical interviews, and educational and treatment planning for children, adolescents, and young adults. These may be part of an interdisciplinary evaluation team or as a single discipline. Neuropsychologists may also provide therapeutic interventions such as psychotherapy and/or parent coaching. In addition, staff Neuropsychologists provide educational workshops at the clinic and within the community on topics of expertise.
- Conduct clinical interviews with parents and clients and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.
- Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments/evaluations, including extensive use of standardized instruments, with children and young adults.
- Extensive exp. & knowledge in Assessment of numerous domains of functioning including the following: cognitive, academic, attention, executive functioning, learning and memory, & social/emotional/behavioral functioning.
- Ability to independently determine the most appropriate Assessment battery for a particular client based on relevant history and reason for referral.
- Develop and deliver psychological and educational treatment plans for children, teens, and their families, which may include individual, dyadic, family, parent and collateral therapy and behavior management.
- Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, Education, and Psychiatry.
- Conduct in-service trainings and seminars at the clinic or within the community, including continuing education & parent education, as requested.
- Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned and serve on committees as needed to ensure program and service quality.
- Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Psychological Association.
- Participate in school observations, IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for implementation of recommendations.
- Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director. It is expected that the psychologists will be at full productivity at the completion of the 3rd month of hire.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Program Manager and Division Director.
- Knowledge and use of computers and Electronic Health Record (EHR) is essential.
EDUCATION & TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least three (3) years post degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic, hospital setting, outpatient mental health and/or school-based setting. Valid California license to practice psychology Required.
- Specialty training in Neuropsychology, whether it be during doctoral program, internship, and/or post-doctoral fellowship.
- Maintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Psychology with copy provided to Division Director.
- Adherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Psychology, The American Psychological Association and State and Federal laws (e.g., HIPAA).
- Thorough knowledge of procedures for developmental and psychological evaluations of young children through adolescence.
- Knowledge and understanding of the organization's four areas of expertise: ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Knowledge and skills in child and adolescent therapies, case formulations and treatment planning.
- Excellent time management and material organizational skills.
- Ability to work in team-oriented environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both client and colleagues.
- Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities within the agency.
- Thorough knowledge of procedures for developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological evaluations of young children (0-18).
- Required to show valid COVID vaccination (Medical and Religious Belief exceptions) & TB test results (within the past year).
- Specialized knowledge and training in the applied science of brain-behavior relationships.
They value their employees' time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least .75 FTE or greater, including:
- Medical, dental and vision benefits
- Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Work/Life Balance - Flexible schedules!
- Training and development
- Educational reimbursement
- Adoption assistance
- Life and personal accident insurance
- Short and long-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education classes offered on-site
- Paid sick leave
- Paid vacation
- 14-16 paid holidays each year
They work to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.