The University of New Mexico Hospitals and Neuropsychological Team continues to grow and is looking to fill the position of Neuropsychologist. We are looking for a Neuropsychologist who is highly collaborative, values compassion, provides excellent care, and can join our interdisciplinary team to help care for patients in our community. The practice focuses on providing neuropsychological evaluations which help to support a primary care community/medical setting and involves working together with a team of other Neuropsychologists, psychometrists, front desk staff, as well as referring providers and subsequent medical personnel.We aim to provide an overall comprehensive care approach. This is an exciting career prospect, which offers many opportunities for development of new skills, growth, collaborative teamwork, learning, and teaching while contributing to our commitment of providing quality care for patients and the community.
Provide neuropsychological consultation and evaluations to include clinical interviewing, administering, scoring and interpreting test results, providing feedback and test report preparation. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
PATIENT CARE - Provide neuropsychological consultation and evaluation to include clinical interviewing, administering, scoring and interpreting test results, providing feedback and test report preparation
PATIENT CARE - Ensure psychological services are in accordance with quality standards, regulations and policy guidelines
LIAISON - Serve as a liaison for assigned area; coordinate activities in collaboration with other staff professionals, divisions, departments and organizations; may chair steering committees
REPORTS - Prepare and maintain a variety of reports; analyze and interpret reports as required; prepare, present and disseminate information to professional individuals, groups and organizations
MEETINGS - Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations
TRAINING - Coordinate and conduct personnel training sessions as required; may supervise lower level staff
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
PhD or PsyD degree from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, or related field
Documented experience in age appropriate environment
Licensed Psychologist in State of New Mexico
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Physical Demands Requirements:
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials
No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment