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Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

Ability Beyond Disability

This is a Contract position in New Orleans, LA posted January 14, 2022.

We are looking for Licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide therapy and psychological evaluations to adults with Cognitive and Developmental Disorders.

The neuropsychologist’s responsibilities include assessing, evaluating, and treating brain-based disorders, exploring different treatments and their effectiveness on diminishing brain functionality, and considering impact cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning.

The caseload consists of adult individuals receiving serves from Ability Beyond through our clinic, day programs and group homes.

To be successful as a neuropsychologist, you should have a thorough understanding of neuroscience, psychology, psychopathology, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

You should have strong clinical skills, be detail-oriented, and have a passion for supporting individuals with disabilities.

Ability Beyond strives to be innovative and technologically advanced
– the ideal candidate would be interested in continuing to grow and develop as the organization progresses in efficiencies and overall impact to the people we serve.

Responsibilities Include: Administers Cognitive, Academic, Emotional, and/or Psychological Assessments and Neuropsychological Assessments as appropriate to assigned individuals.

Interprets the results of Psychological Evaluations to clients, family members, and staff to facilitate program planning.

Plans and carries out programs of Psychological intervention to enable clients to obtain maximal emotional growth and development.

Treatment programs may include: Individual, group or family therapy; behavior modification.

Documents all required reports in accordance with Ability Beyond’s reporting systems.

Implements in-service training programs as necessary to management and staff supporting individuals.

Assists the Rehabilitation Services in New York, as well as Behavioral Services org-wide in analyzing the need for staff training around behavioral or other issues related to Psychological Services, and recommends appropriate training options.

Recommends the purchase and/or repair of equipment, materials, or supplies to the Behavioral Services Manager.

Completes documentation and billing records as required and on a timely basis.

Consults with other members of the team in regards to behavioral problems, emotional difficulties, and cognitive deficits of consumers.

Prepares for, and participates in, interdisciplinary conferences, staff meetings, or other meetings as appropriate.

Position Requirements: Must hold a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or Neuropsychology from an accredited school.

Extensive internship or postdoctoral experience with neurologically impaired population or clinical neuropsychology, preferred.

Must have a Connecticut or New York State License to practice as a Psychologist, and be eligible to obtain the other state within one year of employment (Ability Beyond will pay for 2nd licensure) At least one (1) year of experience in a health or rehabilitation facility required.

Understanding of ethical and professional standards as established by the American Psychological Association.

Interest and ability to participate in continuing education activities to further personal and professional development.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

We are seeking a full-time and/or part-time candidate willing to support our CT and NY regions.

We offer a generous benefit package, opportunities for growth and advancement, and a culture of appreciation and innovation.

Join our team today 06022021