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Neuropsychologist I-Neuro-Oncology

Date: May 18, 2018

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Company: CHOP

Job Description

Req ID: 5128

Shift: Any

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, the Section of Neuro-Oncology in the Cancer Center and the Neurofibromatosis Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) are seeking a full-time licensed psychologist with expertise in pediatric neuropsychology.

 

The neuropsychologist will be responsible for the neuropsychological assessments of children, adolescents and young adults referred from the CHOP NF program and the Neuro-Oncology Section of the Division of Oncology.  In addition, other clinical responsibilities will include focused interventions to remediate cognitive and/or social deficits in functioning (e.g., social skills program, cognitive remediation, interventions focused on independence during transition in care). Research is a planned component of the position with an emphasis on supporting the neuro-oncology section, NF and behavioral oncology research programs.

 

Consistent with the mission of CHOP, the neuropsychologist will have opportunities to participate in training of future healthcare providers, including future psychologists through the hospital’s Postdoctoral Training Program; APA-accredited Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship as well as opportunities to work with psychology practicum students from area universities. Psychologists at CHOP are eligible to apply for faculty appointment through the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.


Applicants should apply online and send a CV and letter of interest to Thomas Flynn, Ph.D., ABPP, Director, Neuropsychology & Assessment at FlynnT@email.chop.edu. The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

More information about DCAPBS

To learn more about careers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia visit our website at:

http://www.chop.edu/careers/why-work-at-chop#.V3wINcsUVVI


To learn more about The Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences visit our website at:
http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/child-and-adolescent-psychiatry-and-behavioral-sciences#.VVNdv2nwvrc

 

To learn more about CHOP’s Neurofibromatosis Program visit our website at:

http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/neurofibromatosis-program

 

To learn more about CHOP’s Cancer Center visit our website at:

http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/cancer-center

 

 

 

 

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

PA licensure as psychologist

Required Education and Experience

  • PhD or PsyD in Psychology.

  • Approved Postdoctoral Fellowship/Residency training in pediatric neuropsychology

Additional Technical Requirements

Excellent interpersonal skills

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 


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