Neuropsychologist [Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital]

- PhD

Provides psychological assessment and treatment, and neuropsychological assessment. Reviews charts, pre-admit information and prior medical records in preparation for assessment and treatment. Provides brief or more in-depth assessments relevant to the level of detail requested by the physician. For neuropsychological assessments, makes brief initial summaries in the patient's chart on the day of assessment and insures the full assessment is filed in the medical record within 72 hours. Provides leadership in the treatment of brain injured patients, and education to and coordination with CRH therapists for conducting effective behavioral interventions for agitated and brain injured patients. Consults with team members and patients/caregivers to facilitate an understanding of assessment results and treatment plans.

Requires license as a Psychologist in the State of California and PhD with specialization academically and post doctoral internship in neuropsychology plus a minimum of 2 years' post-doctorate clinical experience in an interdisciplinary team setting where neuropsychology is practiced regularly.