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6/6/2019
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Neuropsychologist - Orlando Health Neuropsychology -...
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Orlando Health | Orlando, FL
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Neuropsychologist - Orlando Health Neuropsychology - Req 9714

Orlando Health is a $3.8 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers across Central Florida. The organization is home to the area's only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics, and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals, including Lakeland Regional Health Systems, which joined Orlando Health October 1, 2017. More than 3,000 physicians have privileges across the system, which is also one of the area's largest employers with more than 23,000 employees who serve nearly 155,000 inpatients, more than 3 million outpatients, and more than 10,000 international patients each year. Additionally, Orlando Health provides more than $345 million in support of community health needs. More information can be found at www.orlandohealth.com.

Orlando Health Medical Group is a network of more than 500 primary care physicians and specialists, caring for patients throughout a four-county region (Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake) in Central Florida. Orlando Health Physicians practice in more than 50 locations that include both hospitals and outpatient facilities. The physicians behind Orlando Health's facilities help drive patient satisfaction for the entire hospital network, ranking nationally in the top 10 percentile.

Position Summary

The Neuropsychologist is responsible for provision of appropriate neuropsychological services to the patients of Orlando Health in an independent manner.

Education/Training

Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology with training and education in neuropsychology.

Licensure/Certification

Licensed psychologist in the State of Florida by the Florida Department of Health - renewed bi-annually. Must meet the guidelines specified in Division 40, APA for practice in neuropsychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Experience

Requirements for licensure in psychology include Ph.D. or Psy.D., degree in psychology, clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowship.

Essential Functions

* Services are rendered under the direct consultation request and order of a physician from within the organization or from the community.


* Neuropsychological services may include but are not limited to: evaluation, diagnosis, ordering of appropriate services, education, and provision of appropriate psychotherapeutic intervention as pertaining to a patient's medical condition, and Cognitive Rehabilitation and/or adjustment to disability counseling as required.


* Specific functions include, but are not limited to:


* response to appropriate physician-directed consultation;


* patient assessment and intervention;


* promulgation of appropriate assessment-generated neuropsychological evaluation reports with specific direction toward diagnosis or assistance with differential diagnoses; descriptive assessment of cognitive-emotional, psychological, and behavioral strengths and weaknesses;


* Appropriate development of intervention strategies which may include individual and/or family education, Cognitive Rehabilitation and psychotherapeutic interventions.


* Evaluates and where appropriate accepts referrals from community sources to include physician, private, family, or individual, and attorney referrals for assessment in the arenas of cognitive, psychological, or behavioral impairments and/or in the establishment of competency or evaluation for disability or personal injury.


* Demonstrates the ability to appropriately and thoroughly evaluate, interpret neuropsychological and psychological results, treat and educate patients and families according to the appropriate American Psychological Association and State of Florida Board of Psychology as well as Orlando Health Standards of Practice, Ethical Codes, and appropriate policies and procedures.


* Participates in the requisite continuing education requirements to maintain State of Florida psychological licensure of 40 credit hours per two year cycle.