Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC) is hiring a full-time neuropsychologist to conduct cognitive, educational, neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological assessments for youths ages 2–19 in the Center for Effective Child Therapy (CECT). CECT specializes in providing evidence-based evaluation and treatment to children ages 2-19 presenting with a range of mental health and behavioral challenges. This exciting position provides the opportunity to join a team of professionals who are helping expand high-quality evidence-based outpatient services for children and adolescents in the greater Boston area and beyond. The ideal candidate will have training in and experience maintaining a caseload of assessments, providing supervision and didactic training to trainees, and consulting to schools, families, providers and government agencies. The neuropsychologist will report directly to the Director of Outpatient Clinical Services (the Director) and work closely with a highly trained clinical team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and trainees in mental health services. The neuropsychologist will be responsible for providing high-quality evaluations for clients and be an integral member of our Early Childhood Program. The neuropsychologist will be a member of the doctoral internship faculty and participate in our application and accreditation process with the American Psychological Association. Opportunities to engage in research and inform public policy advocacy may be available. The successful applicant for the neuropsychologist position will be extremely motivated and organized and be eager to establish and later expand CECT testing and assessment services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides high quality, high fidelity cognitive, educational, developmental, psychological and neuropsychological evaluation and testing services to children ages 2 – 19 presenting with ADHD, disruptive behaviors, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, medical and neurological conditions, and other challenges.
- Must be experienced in conducting early childhood evaluations, including use of the ADOS-2, Bayley-3, etc.
- Maintains licensure in good standing
- Completes all reports and clinical documentation according to professional standards and in compliance with current policies
- Provides crisis evaluation and safety planning as needed
- Coordinates care with families, other providers, schools, government agencies, and others as indicated
- Provides consultation services as needed
- Provides evening and/or on-call coverage as assigned.
- Provides training and/or education about cognitive, educational, developmental, psychological and neuropsychological evaluation to parents, other laypersons, providers, policymakers or others as assigned or needed.
- Provides high-quality individual and group supervision to trainees.
- Provides didactic seminars to trainees.
- Observes, monitors and provides feedback on testing administration, scoring, interpretation, and write-up to trainees.
- Attends all required meetings.
- Responds to utilization review (UR) and audit requests and feedback in a timely manner.
- Maintains adequate testing supplies.
- Drafts annual supply budget and stays within the approved annual budget.
- Serves on committees as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Educational and Work Experience
- Graduate of APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology.
- Completion of APA-accredited internship.
- Licensed Psychologist and Health Service Provider in Massachusetts in good standing or eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts required.
- 3-5 years experience conducting neuropsychological/neurodevelopmental assessments required.
- 3-5 years experience providing supervision to trainees preferred.
- Outstanding ability to communicate effectively with families, schools, other providers, government agencies is essential.
- Excellent written and verbal skills.
- Sophisticated computer skills and knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Experience working with electronic health records.
- Highly organized
- Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to multi-task.
- Highly motivated self-starter.
- Strong judgment
- Level-headed under stressful conditions.
- Enthusiasm for starting a new testing service.
- Sense of humor
- Commitment to cultural humility, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
To apply, please submit:
- Cover letter
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (with or without accommodation)
Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, run, jump, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, see, feel, talk, hear and be capable of repetitive motion.
Position requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly.
Work requires close visual acuity.
The position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Judge Baker Children’s Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented or historically marginalized groups.