Legacy Health

Neuropsychologist

Job Location Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
23-35058
Work Location : City
PORTLAND
Work Location : State/Province
OR
Department
IP Rehab Svcs
Avg Hours Per Week
40
FTE
1.00
Pay Range
USD $63.94/Hr. - USD $91.43/Hr.
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Critical to Fill
Yes
Bonus/Relocation
Bonus/Relocation
Union
Non-union
Work Days
Set schedule
Shift
Day
Shift Length
8

Overview

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The Legacy mission of making life better for others includes the whole person. Our psychologists focus on the mental, emotional and behavioral health of a variety of patients. For some, this is their primary reason for seeking medical attention; for others, a contributing factor has weakened their psychological state. No matter the circumstances, their cases must be viewed with professionalism and compassion. Are you committed to improving the psychological well-being of patients and giving them the best possible chance for strong mental health? If so, we invite you to consider joining the Legacy community.

 

This position is for Inpatient Rehab services at the Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon, a 36 bed CARF accredited, adult post-acute medical rehabilitation unitThe neuropsychologist evaluates, diagnoses, and treats emotional, neurocognitive, and behavioral problems or disorders affecting adult and/or geriatric patients.  Services are provided for patients whose cognitive or psychological disturbance is secondary to or adversely affecting management of a primary medical problem.  Participates as a member of the treatment team, following established department, program and professional standards, to provide guidance to other members regarding management of emotional, behavioral, cognitive and family system problems.  Has specialized knowledge regarding evaluation and treatment of emotional coping, mental and psychological status and behavior that promotes positive adaptation to disability as well as neuropsychological adjustment to new cognitive and physical impairments. Performs psychodiagnostic and/or neuropsychological assessment and testing inthe inpatient setting as needed to diagnose and plan treatment, and to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment.  Provides consultative support to staff and families.

 

Education:

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology with specialized post-doctoral training in neuropsychology preferred.

 

Experience:

At least one year of post-doctoral experience in inpatient hospital-based neuropsychological or rehab psychology servcies preferred. Preference given to persons who have completed a formal hospital-based two-year doctoral training program.

 

Skills:

Demonstrated competencies in assessment and treatment of emotional, neurocognitive and behavioral disorders in adult and/or geriatric patients (depending upon population served by specific position).  Demonstrated competency in assessment and treatment of cognitive and psychological problems secondary to, associated with, and/or exacerbating medical conditions.  Demonstrated competency in consultation to staff of all levels in a medical setting.

 

Current licensure as a psychologist by the applicable State Board of Psychologist Examiners.  Must be eligible for membership in the hospital medical staff.

 

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

 

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled. 

 

For additional information please formally apply or contact Erin Pendergraft at EPENDERG@LHS.ORG

 

Licensure

Current licensure as a psychologist by the applicable State Board of Psychologist Examiners.  Must be eligible for membership in the hospital medical staff.

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