Neuropsychologist

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Aug 18, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Position Summary

Maine Medical Center is looking for a neuropsychologist to join their growing behavioral health team in Portland, Maine. This position will be anchored in the flagship hospital’s adult outpatient clinic and will also have the opportunity to participate in inpatient consultations across the hospital. This individual will perform neuropsychological assessments, evaluations, and specialized psychological interventions for individuals with documented neuropsychological related disorders and/or conditions affecting CNS functioning. Set on an academic campus, this position offers the opportunity to be involved in teaching endeavors, including supervising residents, psychology trainees, and other students.


The neuropsychologist will be joining a dedicated care team of clinicians, case managers, psychiatry providers, a psychometrician, and administrative support staff. Opportunities to collaborate with care team members across the health system are available. Neuropsychologists at any stage of their career are encouraged to apply.

About Portland, Maine

A historic seacoast city situated on the southern Maine coast, Portland boasts a strong economy, a multitude of museums, theaters, musical performances, cultural attractions, and nationally acclaimed restaurants. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Located two hours north of Boston, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small town friendliness. Portland is consistently voted one of the top spots in America to raise a family and was named in the top 10 of best places to live and first in safest places to live by U.S. News & World Report in 2021.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

1. Education: Advanced skills in neuropsychology evaluation, treatment, and consultation acquired through the completion of a doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association, or equivalent, as recognized by the Maine Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and all required predoctoral, internship, and postdoctoral training.
2. 
License/Certifications: Licensed as a Psychologist by the Maine Board of Examiners of Psychologists. Board certification or eligibility for certification in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Clinical Neurology/American Board Professional Psychology.
3. 
Experience: A minimum of two years of clinical experience providing neuropsychological services in a medical/clinical setting. The equivalent of two years (fulltime) years of experience and specialized training, at least one of which is at the post-doctoral level, in the study and practice of clinical neuropsychology and related neurosciences. These two years include supervision by a clinical neuropsychologist.
4. Necessary personal, professional, and interpersonal skills required to conduct neuropsychological evaluations and interventions with patients and their families as well as to work effectively as a member of the health care team.