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Licensed Neuropsychologist

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

Ph.D. or Psy.D. with a concentration in psychology
Certification/Licensure/Registration
MN licensure required prior to starting employment

JOB SUMMARY

The Licensed Neuropsychologist performs neuropsychological evaluations. Provides neuropsychological services and consultation in partnership with the treatment team. Teaches and communicates psychological principles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Ph.D. or Psy.D. with a concentration in Psychology.

Experience: N/A

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Minnesota Board of Psychology license and board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology. Eligible to obtain a medical assistance provider number from the Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services. Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed per Wisconsin state law.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education: N/A

Experience: Three (3) years post-degree professional experience in the field of mental health; previous experience in Psych testing and Health Care Psychology.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Interviewing techniques; normal and abnormal behavior; psychological testing and interpretation; mental disorders; developmental stages and life tasks; rules of conduct established by the Minnesota Board of Psychology governing the professional practice of psychology; knowledge/awareness of one's own personal limits and when to refer clients; variety of therapeutic theoretical constructs and treatment modalities; continuum of care; Hospital and community resources; requirements for licensure by the Minnesota Board of Psychology. Conduct evaluations and formulate treatment plans; administer and interpret a variety of psychometric measures; diagnose mental disorders; exercise good judgment and accept personal responsibility; establish and maintain a safe, therapeutic and confidential environment; conduct individual, family and group therapy, employing a variety of theoretical styles and therapeutic strategies; build rapport with difficult clients and withstand manipulation; keep accurate medical records; express oneself clearly verbally and in writing and interrelate with other healthcare professionals; understand and follow complex oral and written directions; public speaking and educational training; establish and maintain constructive working relationships with colleagues, supervisory, administrative and community persons; identify and establish liaisons with appropriate community resources; facilitate referrals appropriately; to hear and see.
READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.

SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Stand - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Walk - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Sit - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Reach with hands and arms - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS

Up to 10 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Up to 25 pounds - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements

Employment Type

Full-time

Schedule

1.0, as scheduled, Req # - 18133

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