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Neuropsychologist job in Groton, Connecticut.
The job is a civilian position within the extensive military medical system. Civilian and military personnel work together in hospitals and clinics providing a full range of services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families.
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- Any US state license honored
- Monday-Friday days
- Paid Time Off
- Paid holidays
- Competitive Compensation
Neuropsychologist Job Overview:
Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (PHTBI)
Provide services within the scope of their competencies and clinical privileges as granted by the Commanding Officer, and the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, and the following:
Coordinate the evaluation program for active duty, and active duty reserved population including administration and interpretation of neuropsychological, cognitive and personality tests, providing clinical consultation regarding selection of psychological tests and aeromedical disposition of active duty personnel, and assisting clinical departments in planning psychiatric research projects and interpreting data from such projects.
Adhere to institute policies that assure the confidentiality of patient communications. Provide for a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of patients, coordinating same with the appropriate institute departments.
Conduct neuropsychological evaluations. The HCW may conduct individual or group therapy sessions in accordance with generally accepted principles of the American Psychological Association, as may be required.
Provide input to the development of cognitive rehabilitation programs to assist with the treatment of patient with mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Psychological Health patients.
Assess progress of patients and modify or extend treatment program accordingly. Coordinate care of patients with referring physicians.
Document therapy in accordance with standard institute policies and procedures on medical records.
Intervene as a crisis counselor in situations requiring immediate psychological treatment such as substance abuse, suicide attempts, psychotic episodes and other instances in accordance with standard institute policies.
Communicate with family members and significant others in order to further the effectiveness of patient treatment and progress.
Provide unscheduled specialty procedures and cases.
Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist. Should a meeting occur outside of the regular working hours, health care worker shall be required to read and initial the minutes of the meeting.
- Post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychological Evaluations
1 year experience in adult clinical neuropsychology. Experience shall not be inclusive of the post-doctoral fellowship.
Position contingent on contract award with an anticipated Fall start date.
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