Position Title: NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

Internal Close Date: 08/03/2020
Requisition Number: 15178861
Position Code: 437
Department: Neuropsychology
FTE Status: 1
Position Type: BUDGETED
Shift: Days
Salary Range: Market competitive, based on experience

Internal applicants - please refer to the job description on the Compensation Department intranet site for wage rate information.

Position Summary:

The University of New Mexico Hospitals and Neuropsychological Team continues to grow and is looking to fill the position of Neuropsychologist. We are looking for a Neuropsychologist who is highly collaborative, values compassion, provides excellent care, and can join our interdisciplinary team to help care for patients in our community. The practice focuses on providing neuropsychological evaluations which help to support a primary care community/medical setting and involves working together with a team of other Neuropsychologists, psychometrists, front desk staff, as well as referring providers and subsequent medical personnel. We aim to provide an overall comprehensive care approach. This is an exciting career prospect, which offers many opportunities for development of new skills, growth, collaborative teamwork, learning, and teaching while contributing to our commitment of providing quality care for patients and the community.


Provide neuropsychological consultation and evaluations to include clinical interviewing, administering, scoring and interpreting test results, providing feedback and test report preparation. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
Accountability:
  • PATIENT CARE - Provide neuropsychological consultation and evaluation to include clinical interviewing, administering, scoring and interpreting test results, providing feedback and test report preparation

  • PATIENT CARE - Ensure psychological services are in accordance with quality standards, regulations and policy guidelines

  • LIAISON - Serve as a liaison for assigned area; coordinate activities in collaboration with other staff professionals, divisions, departments and organizations; may chair steering committees

  • REPORTS - Prepare and maintain a variety of reports; analyze and interpret reports as required; prepare, present and disseminate information to professional individuals, groups and organizations

  • MEETINGS - Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations

  • TRAINING - Coordinate and conduct personnel training sessions as required; may supervise lower level staff

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • Education Requirements:
  • PhD or PsyD degree from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, or related field

  • Experience Requirements:
  • Documented experience in age appropriate environment

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed Psychologist in State of New Mexico

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials

  • No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment