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Psychology - Psychology Job in Charlotte, NC

Neuro Psychologist

Atrium Health Charlotte, NC 28202
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  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 05/11/2021
  • 919975
Organization Description
 

Our Mission Statement, Vision and Values

 

Our Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.

Our Vision: To be the first and best choice for care.

Our Values: We recognize that employees are our most valuable asset. We have identified four core values we hold in the highest regard: caring, commitment, integrity and teamwork.
 
Employer Description
 

Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class specialists and the region’s largest primary care network. A recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation, our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and compassionate care.

 

We’ve been serving our community since 1940, when we opened our doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Since then, our network has grown to include more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations ranging from doctors’ offices to behavioral health centers to nursing homes.

 

Our focus: Delivering the highest quality patient care, supporting medical research and education, and joining with partners outside our walls to keep our community healthy.
 
Job Description
 

Location:  Concord, North Carolina

Job Summary

Provides psychological services with a specialty in neuropsychology to clients. Works closely with other disciplines and specialties within the department and facility as well as with patients and families to assure a cohesive approach to patient care.



Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, or arrange for the provision of appropriate care, for child, adolescent, adult, and older adult population of patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status.
  • Interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements and ensures and documents that age specific needs are being met.
  • Performs neuropsychological evaluations, appropriate to each patient, which focus primarily upon the organic aspects of brain function, but which also consider other etiological factors, which may affect patient's functional abilities.
  • Obtains and evaluates relevant historical information and incorporates this into the evaluation and treatment planning.
  • Maintains responsibility for test selection, scoring, and interpretation and understands the limitations of and correctly applies the norms of each test used.
  • Utilizes psychometrics for the administration and scoring of tests as appropriate and ensures the accuracy of that administration and scoring through the review and supervision of those team members.
  • Prepares reports from the evaluation data.
  • Provides psychotherapy, counseling education, cognitive, retraining, behavior management and/or crisis intervention as needed to treat problem areas identified in the assessment process.
  • Develops appropriate treatment plans and discusses these with the patient and/or appropriate others to ensure they participate in the development of the plan and consent to treatments.
  • Trains professional team members involved in the care of the patient about appropriate observational methods and behavior management techniques, and appropriate supportive roles in the patient's neuropsychological treatment.
  • Provides clinical supervision for assigned Master's Level Psychologist, Psychometrist, and Master's or Doctoral candidate students. roles in the patient's neuropsychological treatment.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral / aural communication with patients, team members, family, visitors. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Intelligible speech and normal language/cognitive skills. Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers. May lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently and rarely 21-50 pounds. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending. May have to transfer patients. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology including a full time 1 year pre-doctoral internship required. Completion of a full-time two year post-doctoral fellowship with training in neuropsychology required. Current valid license to practice psychology in the state of NC required.
 
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