Adult Neuropsychologist Opportunity in Outdoor Recreational Paradise

Website Essentia Health

Serving patients across MN, WI, ND, and Idaho

The Essentia Health department of neurology is seeking a full-time neuropsychologist to join a growing practice.  The successful candidate must be board-certified or board eligible and be comfortable evaluating a variety of adult patient populations including dementia, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, and movement disorders.  While the primary focus of this position is evaluation of adult patients, pediatric experience is a bonus.

The department of neurology at Essentia Health consists of 17 neurology providers, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, 3 board-certified neuropsychologists, and psychometrists.  The neuropsychology team sees a wide variety of patients and works closely with other medical providers to provide comprehensive and integrated care.  While the position is primarily clinical, opportunities for research through the Essentia Health Institute for Rural Health, teaching through the University of Minnesota – Duluth medical school, and program development exist.

On the shores of Lake Superior, Duluth offers unparalleled access to outdoor opportunities and an excellent quality of life.  From sailing and boating to skiing and biking, Duluth offers year-round opportunities right outside your front door.  With a population of 86,000, Duluth combines the best of small town feel with larger city conveniences.  Only two hours from the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area or Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, Duluth offers an excellent balance between access to outdoor pursuits or urban desires.

Job Responsibilities: Provides Clinical Neuropsychological examinations using models of brain-behavior relationships to provide evaluation and assessment, treatment, education, and consul­tation. The neuropsychologist provides services as part of a care team assembled to assure optimal customer service, and clinical and financial outcomes.   Provides clinical supervision to psychometrists.   This position requires a high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers and others.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience:

  • Ph.D. or PsyD.  in Clinical Psychology
  • Two years of post-doctorate (or equivalent) training in clinical neuropsychology or related neurosciences

Licensure/Credentials:

  • Current Minnesota and/or Wisconsin Psychologist license or license-eligible
  • Board-certified or board-eligible with the expectation to attain board certification within 2 years from date of hire

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

 

To apply for this job email your details to carri.prudhomme@essentiahealth.org