Clinical Neuropsychologist

  • Fort Bragg, NC, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

ProSource360 is a Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Certified, HUBZone firm that offers Information Technology (IT) Support Services, Management Consulting, and Healthcare focused services to federal, state and local government agencies as well as selected healthcare organizations. ProSource360 is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in the quality of our team members and our work, in a cost-efficient manner. We help organizations achieve quantifiable solutions to their strategic imperatives.

Job Description

ProSource360 is seeking a Clinical Neuropsychologist to provide health care support for Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC.

Responsibilities

  • Functions as a relatively autonomous Neuropsychologist in administering and scoring neuropsychological test batteries (including cognitive and personality test instruments) for patients with TBI and other GWOT-related neurologic conditions. 
  • 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 IAW DOD Directive 6490.4.
  • 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

Required

  • 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.  Candidate must be eligible to sit for the ABPP board exam in Clinical Neuropsychology.
  • Consult as appropriate (with primary care managers and with other specialists)
  • Provide medical advice over the telephone
  • 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 IAW JC guidelines
  • Managing daily schedules, reviewing and dispositioning consults, monitoring appointment utilization and patient access to care, conducting mandatory clinical training, monitoring clinic supplies and equipment, ensuring enforcement of clinic SOPs and standards, conducting monthly peer review and participating in staff meetings.
  • Assist in quality improvement data collection and review
  • Participate in multidisciplinary functional groups and process action teams as needed\
  • Uphold established patient care and practice standards
  • Participate in ongoing review of clinic policies and procedures and make appropriate revisions as required   
  • Review and submit reports as required
  • May be assigned to other clinics in the Womack Army Medical Center footprint on a temporary basis as needed or for additional on the job training
  • Participate in all mandatory training
  • US Citizenship required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Relocation reimbursement may be available.

 

Preferred

  • Possess and maintain current license for Psychologist in at least one state or territory in the United States.
  • Two years of successful clinical practice within the past five years.
  • Read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
  • Have transcript verifying clinical psychology education provided with resume.
  • Have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).  Certification must be by American Heart Association and individual must demonstrate ability to initiate CPR in event of respirator or cardiopulmonary arrest.  Certifications must be renewed every year at no additional cost to the Government.
  • Demonstrate ability in the areas of interpersonal relations, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients.  The individual demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served:  Infants, Children, Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatric (>65).
  • At least two years of experience working as Neuropsychologist or Neuropsychology Fellow in a US Army or DoD setting, must be willing to complete Neuropsychological Assessment in both outpatient and inpatient settings, have special knowledge of neuropsychology testing procedures, neuropsychology laboratory management and neuropsychological research design.  Duties will include teaching of Clinical Neuropsychology to staff and trainees.   Provides Neuropsychological evaluations to include evaluation, assessment, report writing, consultation, and feedback. 

Additional Information

ProSource360 Consulting Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. HUBZone candidates encouraged to apply.