OPPORTUNITY:

Business Staffing of America, Inc., is seeking to contract with an experienced Neuropsychologist for a Federally supported client in Fort Bragg, NC 28310

BACKGROUND:

The Neuropsychologist will provide health care support for the Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC. They will work in conjunction with other health care providers, professionals, and non-contract personnel. The population served consists of infants, children, adolescents, adults, and Geriatrics (>65).

HOURS:

  • 40 hours per week.
  • Normal work hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Excluding Federal Holidays). On call is required.
    The Neuropsychologist will carry a pager in order to be available after-hours, during the weeknight. The oncall is to be available to answer inquiries from patients and staff and/or report to the facility to see patients

DUTIES:

  • Duties will include teaching of Clinical Neuropsychology to staff and trainees. Provides Neuropsychological evaluations
    to include evaluation, assessment, report writing, consultation, and feedback.
  • Have special knowledge of neuropsychology testing procedures, neuropsychology laboratory management and neuropsychological research design.
  • Functions as a relatively autonomous Neuropsychologist in administering and scoring neuropsychological test batteries (including cognitive and personality test instruments) for Behavioral health patients.
  • Performs assessments using interview, formal psychological testing and consultation as appropriate.
  • Selects established diagnostic evaluation procedures. Gathers case history, complaints or other problem-related information for use in the evaluation and diagnosis of said patients.
  • Interprets validity and significance of data collected, prepares written notes that integrate the behavioral observations and test data; makes recommendations for further action.
  • Maintains accurate and current notes in both the Department of Medicine records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
  • Manages our clinic’s Psychometrists in their day-to-day testing functions.
  • Administers routine or standardized neuropsychological tests.
  • Uses standardized procedures to score various tests. Records data in/on appropriate files or records. Complete all encounters documentation within 72 hours.
  • Observes and records patients’ behavior during testing in appropriate records. Tabulates test results.
  • Utilizes computer software and pre-designed database to enter, retrieve, and update patient
    assessment data.
  • Writes neuropsychological reports to referring provider based on the results of neuropsychological
    data while also considering patient neuro-imaging findings, laboratory data, medical history, psychiatric history and presenting complaints.
  • Monitors the supply of neuropsychological testing materials and coordinates the ordering of needed supplies with the supervising Neuropsychologist and the responsible noncommissioned officer.
  • Provides basic training in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological test instruments, as well as interview techniques, to junior military and civilian trainees
  • Consults with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required. Psychological evaluations required by military schools and/or programs.
  • Consultation and program development regarding patient compliance with accepted medical treatment.
  • Assists and participates in special event informational seminars.
  • Conducts command directed mental health evaluations performed
  • Provides psychological triage services in a combined outpatient behavioral health clinic.
  • Conducts neuro-psychological evaluations required as part of the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), TDRL (Temporary Disability Retirement List) status review, Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), and clinical consultation from various departments and services of Womack Army Medical Center.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Licensed Clinical Psychologist shall possess and maintain current license for Psychologist in at
    least one state or territory in the United States.
  • The Licensed Clinical Psychologist shall be a graduate of both an APA accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology and an APA accredited internship in Clinical Psychology.
  • Have post-doctoral training in neuropsychology in the form of a clinical neuropsychology residency or clinical neuropsychology
    fellowship of one year or more.
  • Shall have minimum of two years of successful clinical practice within the past five years.
  • Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other
    health care providers
  • Shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Shall have transcript verifying clinical psychology education provided with resume.
  • The ideal candidate would have at least two years of experience working as Neuropsychologist or Neuropsychology Fellow in a US Army or DoD setting

SKILLS:

  • Consult as appropriate (with primary care managers and with other specialists)
  • Provide medical advice over the telephone
  • Complete all required paperwork
  • Obtain an adequate history, physical, assessment and develop a treatment plan in a timely and appropriate manner on each patient
  • Utilize paraprofessionals as appropriate
  • Respond to and provide initial management of cardiopulmonary arrests
  • Perform documentation and patient care

130K -175K Salary + Benefits.