Are you looking for an opportunity that allows you to work independently utilizing your current skills? UPMC Neurological Institute in Central PA has an exciting opportunity in our growing neuroscience program for a neuropsychologist. The neuropsychologist applies theories and principles of neuropsychology to diagnose and treat disorders of higher cerebral functioning, designs and implements individualized rehabilitation strategies for patients with cognitive challenges, and conducts neuropsychological evaluations such as assessment of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensory-motor function, language, learning, and memory.
To learn more, please reach out to Gretchen Knaub, Physician Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-231-8690.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
œ The neuropsychologist will have the primary responsibility for providing outpatient clinical assessments for adult and geriatric populations in the UPMC Neurological Institute.
œ Strong internal and external referral sources.
œ Typical referrals include dementia, TBI, MS, etc.
œ Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program with an APA/CPA approved clinical psychology internship.
œ Two-year formal post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology
œ Current/eligible licensure under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
œ Early career neuropsychologists are encouraged to apply.
œ Competitive Compensation Package
œ Health, life, and disability insurance
œ Medical malpractice insurance
œ Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
œ Professional dues and CME allowance
About South Central Pennsylvania
œ Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey’s Chocolate World.
œ Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania’s top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes — a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia — it’s a great place to grow a career and family.
œ Listed among Forbes.com “America’s Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Cities to Live.” We are a two-to-three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
About UPMC Central PA
UPMC in Central PA is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC in Central PA health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties.