Southern Maine Health Care’s Center for Developmental Medicine is a unique program that offers a multi-disciplinary comprehensive team approach to developmental, behavioral and cognitive challenges through developmental assessments, medical consultation, diagnosis and medication management, parental guidance and support, evidence-based child & adolescent therapy, concussion testing, and tutoring and executive functioning coaching. The Center is looking to expand its offerings through the services of a Psychologist who will be responsible for providing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, diagnosis, treatment plan development and specialized psychological interventions for a pediatric, concussive, transition and developmentally delayed patient population. The Psychologist will collaborate the Center’s Developmental Pediatrician, Developmental Behavioral Health Nurse Care Manager, Behavioral Health Integrated Clinician, Clinic Coordinator and Psychometrist. Expert knowledge of lifespan developmental psychology, the applied science of brain-behavior relationships and pediatric, concussive, young adult and developmentally delayed populations required, as well as, the ability to integrate neuropsychological and clinical psychometric findings with neurologic, medical, biopsychosocial and behavioral data and interpret these findings with an appreciation for familial, social, cultural and ethical issues. The Center is a growing and expanding entity and likewise, this position has the future potential of supervision, teaching, and consultation with psychology trainees, psychiatry residents, medical students, and other trainees.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
A minimum of two years of clinical experience providing neuropsychological services in a medical/clinical setting. 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 healthcare team. 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. 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. 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.