Company Name:

Commonwealth Psychological Associates, PLC

Location:

McLean, Virginia

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Neuropsychology

Work Setting:

Independent Practice

Position Type:

Full and Part Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PhD

Posted

March 15, 2019

Neuropsychologist

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Job Responsibilities

  • Approximately 4 neuropsychological batteries per month
  • Comprehensive clinical interview(s) with parents, caregivers, or adult patients
  • Designing of individualized neuropsychological battery for each patient
  • Working with office staff to distribute, track, and collect necessary assessment forms via e-mail to parents, teachers, and other relevant caregivers
  • At least three hours (one testing session) with each patient
  • Coordination and collaboration with psychometrist who performs remaining 3+ hours of patient testing
  • Thorough analysis and write-up of results from neuropsychological batteries
  • Interpretive session(s) discussing findings and recommendations from neuropsychological evaluation with parents, patients age 13+, and other relevant professionals, to be performed 4-5 weeks following the conclusion of neuropsychological testing
  • Providing referrals to neuropsych patients to psychiatrists, psychotherapists, SLP’s, OT’s, and other relevant professionals for additional evaluations and/or treatment
  • Consultation with schools, work sites, etc. regarding patient’s needs


Administration of semi-manualized, 12-week, cognitive-behaviorally based Executive Functioning Skills Training (EFST) program.

  • Expected caseload: 1-4 concurrent patients at any given time
  • Brief evaluation of treatment needs and isolation of treatment goals to be written up in formalized treatment plan for approval and signature by patient (and parents of patients <18 years of age)
  • Outlining of 10-week course of treatment with weekly activities and homework assignments for meeting goals in treatment plan.
  • Weekly in-office sessions with patient (and usually parents for at least part of each session)
  • Optional second weekly session with each patient, conducted via secure video chat platform, if warranted by treatment goals or patient need.
  • Maintenance of treatment notes organized around treatment plan.
  • Informal mid-program evaluation of treatment progress and refinement of goals as needed.
  • Follow-up, in-office appointments at 3-months, 6-months, and one year after conclusion of EFST program to address maintenance of treatment gains and address any new issues arising.


Eligibility Requirements

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from APA accredited institution
  • Virginia license (active status)
  • At least one year of supervised postdoctoral experience, in neuropsychological evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults
  • At least one year of supervised experience providing cognitive-behaviorally oriented psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, and adults
  • Extensive familiarity with current research and practice in following topics: ADHD, executive dysfunction, developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing problems, traumatic brain injury, dementia
  • Familiarity with current neurobehavioral research regarding mindfulness-based treatment for attention/executive dysfunction.

Company Name:

Commonwealth Psychological Associates, PLC

Location:

McLean, Virginia

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Neuropsychology

Work Setting:

Independent Practice

Position Type:

Full and Part Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PhD

Posted

March 15, 2019

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