Position Summary The per-diem neuropsychologist position entails two days per week of direct clinical neuropsychological service. Responsibilities primarily, but not exclusively, involve comprehensive neuropsychological assessment with adult patients who suffer from movement disorders and/or are being considered for neurosurgical intervention. Duties of a Post Doctoral Neuropsychologists may include the following but are not limited to: Supervised administration, scoring, interpretation of neuropsychological assessment measures. Supervised report writing based on above. Supervised interviewing and consultation with patients and families. Supervised involvement in psychotherapy and/or family support groups as related to neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g., epilepsy, ADHD). Participation in departmentally based research programs. Supervision of graduate students in psychology. Participation in professional advocacy activities. Qualifications Required Qualifications: The competitive applicant is a board eligible neuropsychologist who has completed or is in the process of completing a neuropsychology residency (preferably in a member program of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Neuropsychology). Prior experience and knowledge of movement disorders and pre-surgical neuropsychological evaluations for deep brain stimulation is required. Extensive experience with memory disorders and dementias is required. Experience with the Wada procedure, cortical language mapping, and pre-surgical neuropsychological evaluations in the context of epilepsy is required. Current New York state psychology license required. Because the neuropsychology service sees a large, diverse patient population, successful applicants would also be required to have some experience evaluating children, as well as diverse adult populations. Preferred Qualifications: N/A Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center. Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of
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