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Sutter Medical Foundation (SMF) is a not-for-profit organization supporting the quality medical services provided by Sutter Medical Group and Sutter North Medical Group and a clinically integrated network (Sutter Physicians Alliance, also known as SPA), which includes Sutter Independent Physicians.
Serving the counties of Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba, physicians are dedicated to delivering exceptional care and services, listening to patients’ needs and ensuring that patients play an important role in their health care.
SMF is also committed to delivering quality and convenient care to patients through numerous outpatient services including ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging, urgent care, home health, laboratories and physical therapy.
The Pediatric Neuropsychologist provides services that identify, quantify, describe and facilitate changes in cognition and behavior associated with central nervous system dysfunction and neurodevelopmental disorders. Functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team and provides assessments and recommendations for patients in a hospital/clinic setting. Responsibilities include performing neuropsychological and psychodiagnostics evaluations. Persons served range from birth through early adulthood, with emphasis on medically and genetically based referrals.
Participates in the training of post-doctoral fellows in the programs two-year training program; additional training of practicum students as needed.
While this position is designated as Work from Home Eligible it is a hybrid position requiring the individual to in the office in Sacramento as is necessary.
Doctorate: Doctorate PhD or PsyD in psychology with specialization in neuropsychology, clinical, or health psychology from an APA-accredited institution.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE:
PSY-Psychologist of California
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of human development, neuropsychological treatment, and treatment modalities
Advanced knowledge of a wide variety of neuropsychological assessment measures and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Knowledge of and adherence to American Psychological Association (APA) ethical standards.
Knowledge of neurodevelopmental disorders listed in the current International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) as well as Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), as well as treatment approaches including psychotropic medications
Familiarity and skill with a broad selection of psychometric tests and testing activities including administering, scoring, interpreting and reports results, as relevant to population.
knowledge of the impact of cultural and linguistic diversity on test validity and Ability to adjust assessment approach depending on patient background and presenting complaint.
Ability to work flexibly and effectively with a wide range of patients to accommodate physical disabilities, pediatric medical and neurodevelopmental disorders, while ensuing valid test administration and interpretation.
Excellent report writing skills with ability to communicate results succinctly.
Ability to work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team
Leadership and management skills
Pre-doctoral internship/training with experience in either adult or pediatric neuropsychology, based on specialty area/ department requirements.
Days of the Week:
Monday – Friday
This position is work from home eligible.
Number of Openings:
Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
Pay Range is $57.22 to $85.83 / hour
The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.
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