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Academic Clinical Neuropsychologist

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 110316
Job Family: Faculty/Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085032871-Neurology

Overview

The Department of Neurology at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist/Wake Forest University School of Medicine is recruiting an academic clinical neuropsychologist to join our section of Neuropsychology. This position, based in Winston-Salem, NC, is for individuals at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is primarily clinical, although it will also involve in-vivo teaching, supervision of post-doctoral fellows in neuropsychology, and the opportunity to work with advanced graduate students. Opportunities for research are also available.

 

The neuropsychologist will have primary responsibility for providing neuropsychological assessments and treatment to patients with a variety of neurological diagnoses including stroke, MS, dementia, TBI, epilepsy, cancer and movement disorders. Dedicated time will be spent in the Cancer Cognition Clinic, as a member of the Epilepsy and Movement Disorder surgical teams, and on the inpatient Neuro-Rehabilitation Unit. Individuals with experience conducting pre-surgical assessments as part of multidisciplinary teams are preferred. The qualified neuropsychologist will work closely with other disciplines and specialties within the department and facility, as well as with patients and families to ensure a cohesive approach to patient care.

 

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

 

  • PhD/PsyD from an APA/CPA approved program in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Completion of pre-doctoral internship and two-year, postdoctoral fellowship training in neuropsychology
  • ABPP certified or eligible (Clinical Neuropsychology)
  • Preference is given to an adult focused clinician with training or experience in neurosurgical populations (DBS, epilepsy, neuro-oncology)
  • North Carolina licensure or eligible

 

The Department of Neurology is a multi-specialty, well-established and highly regarded academic department with active collaborations with numerous other centers and departments. The section of Neuropsychology is comprised of two adult neuropsychologists, two pediatric neuropsychologists, a health psychologist, several psychometrists, neuropsychology fellows, and office support staff. 

 

About the organization:

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and part of Atrium Health Enterprise. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system – anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research.

 

When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

 

Winston-Salem is nestled in the foothills of North Carolina with easy access to the mountains and beautiful NC beaches. The city is family friendly with a reasonable cost of living and was ranked as one of the 100 most livable cities in the US in 2020.

 

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should send a curriculum vita and letter of interest to Laura Flashman, PhD, ABPP, Section of Neurology/Neuropsychology at [email protected]