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Clinical Neuropsychologist (PhD. or Psy.D.)

Requisition ID:

22154725

Business Unit:

Institute of Living

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care.

The Division of Neuropsychology enjoys active involvement in the hospital’s rich history of training and provision of excellent care. All faculty members participate in the training and development of externs, pre-doctoral interns, and post-doctoral fellows through involvement in the Institute of Living’s APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship and supervision of fellows in our APPCN-member fellowship. As such, the ideal candidate will have a keen interest and desire to participate in teaching activities and supervision of students at all levels of training.

This position is a collaboration between the Institute of Living and Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute (specifically the programs of Movement Disorders and Neuroimmunology), and reflects our commitment to embedding behavioral health services in medical settings throughout the system.             

Job Summary

The Clinical Neuropsychologist provides quality, cost-effective outpatient care at both the Movement Disorders Center in Cheshire, CT and the Multiple Sclerosis Center in Southington, CT.  The Neuropsychologist is an essential component of the comprehensive care team and performs outpatient neuropsychological evaluations and consultations for adult patients with Movement Disorders, (i.e., Parkinson’s disease, Lewy Body disease, Multiple Systems Atrophy) or demyelinating diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis. The Neuropsychologist works closely with the Neurologists and helps to understand brain functioning and impairments, inform diagnosis, and develop an appropriate treatment plan. The Neuropsychologist is adept at gathering relevant historical information, analyzing, integrating and interpreting data and findings, completing timely, detailed and accurate documentation, and providing comprehensive feedback to the Neurologist. Preliminary feedback to the patient is offered at the time of the evaluation with additional in-person/phone feedback provided on a case-by-case basis.  Participation in weekly training and monthly staff meetings is expected.

Qualifications

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD.) or Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) from an APA accredited institution.
  • Completed a two year fellowship in clinical neuropsychology that conforms to the Houston Conference Guidelines and/or be eligible for ABPP in clinical neuropsychology
  • Licensed to practice Psychology in the State of Connecticut.

We take great care of careers.

As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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