Clinical Neuropsychologist

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The San Francisco Department of Public Health is looking to fill a Neuropsychologist position.
This is a Permanent, FULL TIME, IN-PERSON position and it will be based at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco. 

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Job Description
Under general supervision, conducts professional-level work in 2573 clinical neuropsychology and clinical psychology; carries out neuropsychological examinations of adults and children with neurological impairments and/or mental illness; prepares neuropsychological reports; psychodiagnostic examinations and psychotherapy; provides neuropsychological consultation to a multidisciplinary team; and performs related duties as required.

Duties Include

  • Conducts neuropsychological test evaluations to aid in neurologic diagnosis; determines appropriate therapeutic, rehabilitative, or counseling strategies for neurologically impaired individuals, prepares psychological reports presenting diagnostic findings, interview findings, clinical evaluations, and recommendations for the treatment and rehabilitation of children and adults.
  • Selects, administers, scores, and interprets appropriate neuropsychological tests of intelligence, capacity, personality, aptitude, achievement, interest, and other specialized areas and conducts diagnostic clinical interviews with individuals with neurological conditions, intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorders, etc. to assess and assist in overcoming their difficulties. The Clinical Neuropsychologist participates in neuropsychological and psychological research.
  • Selects, administers, scores, and interprets appropriate psychological assessment and reports; assists with crisis intervention; provides individual and group psychotherapy; physician consultation; participates in resident care team meetings; provides behavioral consultation and planning for patients with both acute and longstanding brain impairments, psychiatric, emotional difficulties, and/or substance use issues; and provides supportive/educational counseling for family members, and appropriate documentation.
  • Reviews and evaluates social agency, school, and court records; secures and assesses psychological, psychiatric and/or neuropsychological data and case material; consults with social workers, public health nurses, teachers, probation officers, judges, physicians, rehabilitative staff, and other professionals in individual and group conferences regarding cases under diagnosis and treatment.
  • Provides coordinated care to maximize stability of environment and to maintain clients in the community.
    Provides education, consultation, and information to community groups on neurobehavioral impairments, child and adult adjustment difficulties, mental illness, substance use, culturally relevant services, and other topics.
  • Assists in organizing and implementing clinical neuropsychology services and training programs throughout the program, including staff training programs, both within the clinic or unit and for line agency personnel.
  • Participates in the planning, development and execution of psychological training internships and postdoctoral traineeships and supervises psychology interns and postdoctoral students as applicable.
  • Works with family members and caregivers regarding behavioral management and treatment planning for individuals with neurobehavioral impairments.
  • Provides individual and group psychotherapy, including interventions related to neurobehavioral impairments, mental health conditions, substance use conditions, adjustment to disability, pain management, and family/caregiver support.

Two (2) Qualifications:

A.  Possession of a current, valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program


B.  ONE (1) of the following:

Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology 
Completion of a two-year, full-time, post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology
Two (2) years of supervised experience as a Clinical Neuropsychologist or work experience supervised by a Clinical Neuropsychologist

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