OSF Healthcare Careers

Neuropsychologist - OSF011697

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 0800-1630 M-F No holidays or weekends
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

 

 

  Job Specifics

 

 

 

 

  • Medical Psychology Services at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center employs four doctoral-level neuropsychologists and five psychometrists.

  • Clinicians perform neuropsychological assessments for both inpatients and outpatients, aged 14 and older. The patient population is diverse in need and background, presenting with undiagnosed developmental concerns (OSF HealthCare Adult Diagnostic Autism Clinic), memory loss, traumatic brain injury, autoimmune conditions, movement disorders, stroke, and somatoform conditions to name a few. The successful candidate would serve our patient population according to need, with many additional opportunities for development within personal areas of interest.

  • OSF HealthCare offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, and signing bonus. The comprehensive benefit package includes malpractice insurance, funds for continuing education and association dues, paid time off, insurance (medical, dental, vision, life), and matching 401K retirement plan.

 

 

 

The Hospital




OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, with 629 beds, is the fifth-largest medical center in Illinois. A major teaching affiliate of the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria, it is the only Level I Trauma Center serving 18 of the surrounding counties. It serves as the resource hospital for emergency medical services for north-central Illinois. The medical center is home to OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois, OSF Illinois Neurological Institute, and the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center.  It is one of only 58 organizations in the country to have been designated a Magnet hospital four times in a row (a program widely accepted as the gold standard of patient care, recognizing excellence and professionalism in nursing). In 2019, the medical center was the winner of the Magnet Prize presented to only one hospital in the nation.  Learn more at https://www.osfhealthcare.org/saint-francis/.



The Community

  • Peoria, the largest Illinois metropolitan area outside of Chicago and St. Louis, is home to a large collection of medical research, educational and clinical facilities

  • Peoria, IL was recently ranked among the “10 Best Cities for High Salaries and Low Costs of Living” in the nation according to a recent online personal finance report through The Ascent.

  • As the largest city on the Illinois River, Peoria offers picturesque downtown views. The city has more than 9,000 acres of parks including a zoo, botanical garden, and public golf courses. Indeed, the Peoria Park District is the largest in the state. The city offers something for every interest including the fine and performing arts, local sports teams, dining out, and the great outdoors.







 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.


A doctoral degree, either Ph.D. or Psy.D., from an APA or CPA approved program in clinical psychology.  


A minimum of two years work experience, one year pre doctoral and one year post doctoral, in a specialized neuropsychology setting. 


A valid and current license to practice clinical psychology issued by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations, or a pending application of licensure if in the probationary period of employment.


Thorough knowledge of psychological principles, including but not limited to psychological assessment and testing, theories of personality, abnormal psychology, cognitive theory, behavior modification, individual and group therapy, and biological bases of behavior as normally acquired through completion of an accredited doctoral program and post doctoral training.


Practical experience in administering a variety of psychological tests, including but not limited to, the WAIS IV, WISC V, WJ-III, WMS IV, WCST, and any acceptable method of neuropsychological assessment (such as the Halstead Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery, the Luria Nebraska Neuropsychological Test, or the “process” approach).


Thorough knowledge of operant and respondent theories of behavior, as well as principles of reinforcement.  Ability to integrate these theoretical ideas into applied behavioral analysis and behavior modification programs.


Analytical skills sufficient for interpreting psychological test data, making inferences about patient behavior and personality, and formulating treatment plans that will aid in behavioral and/or cognitive improvement.


Effective communication skills necessary for working closely with patients and family members, and for exchanging information with physicians and other health care professionals.

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

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