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Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Boys Town National Research Hospital locationOmaha, NE
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Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

Schedule: Full-Time

Job Summary:Under the direction of the Director of Clinical and Educational Programs, the Staff Psychologist conducts assessment and related services for individuals involved in select research initiatives and those individuals served in clinical and educational programs within the Center for Childhood Deafness, Language and Learning Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a clinical psychologist on clinical, educational, and research teams in the Center for Childhood Deafness, Language & Learning
  • Conducts clinical, cognitive, and psychoeducational assessments
  • Provides clinical consultation pertaining to children and families referred for services
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a referral base from Boys Town or pediatricians, schools, other treatment providers, and general community referrals
  • Attends educational, clinical, research meetings to represent findings of assessment results, guide staff on appropriate assessments, assist with research grant development and submissions, clinical/research program development initiatives
  • Provides consultation and educational training to clinical, educational, and research staff
  • Provides psychological treatment on an as-needed basis
  • Meets monthly clinical productivity expectations (e.g., schedule)
  • Obtains ongoing education related to the fields of clinical psychology, behavioral pediatrics, and clinical assessment and intervention
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
  • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
  • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
  • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
  • Supports other members of the management team and their work
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of psychology with an emphasis on neuropsychology, behavioral pediatrics (primary care psychology), behavioral psychology and/or cognitive behavioral theories.
  • Knowledge of clinical diagnostic criteria and emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of administering, scoring and interpreting a wide variety of standardized psychological tests and measures.
  • in determining diagnoses, providing therapy, conducting evaluation, and administering standardized tests and measures.
  • Ability to apply psychological principles to therapeutic intervention with individuals, groups, and families.
  • Ability to apply psychological principles to research with individuals, groups, and families.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or school psychology.
  • Must have completed an APA approved internship or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in assessing a wide range of clinical concerns and diagnoses such as speech-language disorders, learning disability, hearing loss, disruptive behavior problems, ADHD, oppositional and defiant behavior, sleep disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and fears, motor habits, academic problems, and ASDs.
  • Research experience preferred but not required.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURES, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Must be a licensed (or licensable) Psychologist in the state in which practicing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND EQUIPMENT USAGE:

Reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees, youth, or families.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically in a normal office environment involving minimal exposure to physical risks. May be subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally. Includes constant interruptions, inappropriate behaviors, and the potential for verbal and physical threats from youth.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: January 14th, 2022

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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