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Pediatric Cardiac Neuropsychology, Charlotte, NC. PsyD or PhD

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 17187
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Specialty: Psychology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday - Friday days
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 26511039132063-Cardiology - Pediatric


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite qualified Pediatric Neuropsychologists to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together at Atrium Health Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.

Atrium Health Levine Children’s announces an opening for a full-time pediatric neuropsychologist in the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental (CND) Program. Our CND program participates in the national Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative (CNOC) partnering with families to optimize neurodevelopmental outcomes for children born with congenital heart disease (CHD). This neuropsychologist would be supported by a LCSW/education liaison, psychometrician, scheduler, and program manager. The patient population consists of individuals (infants – 21 years of age) born with CHD or heart transplant recipients.

Position Requirements:

  • Psy.D or Ph.D. from an APA or CPA accredited clinical psychology program
  • APA or CPA accredited internship training (successfully completed)
  • Postdoctoral specialty training in pediatric or lifespan neuropsychology, in accordance with Houston Conference Guidelines (minimum 2-year training)
  • Licensed or license-eligible in NC
  • Have experience in evaluating children, adolescents, and adults
  • Experience with chronic medical population, neurodevelopmental disorders, and autism assessments (including ADOS) is highly preferred
  • Candidates should be aware prior to applying they will not be provided with a psychometrician initially and are responsible for test administration, scoring, and interpretation. 

Annual salary and fringe benefits are competitive. For those not board certified, ABPP board certification is expected within five years of hire, with support and compensation available for the boarding process. Candidates must be license eligible in North Carolina. The position carries an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at Carolinas Medical Center. Rank will be commensurate with level of experience and qualifications.

The Congenital Heart Center, established in 2010, has been ranked as one of the top-50 pediatric heart centers in the country by U.S. News and World Report for the last nine years. Our comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, invasive electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, and regional referral programs in heart failure/transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography. Surgical and cardiac catheterization volume are growing at a rate of 10-15% per year. Our state-of-the-art two lab cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology suite opened in February of 2017, with dedicated staffing and anesthesia teams. Our new outpatient office complex opened in December 2020, designed to treat all patients from fetal cardiology to ACHD. We have one of the most comprehensive Cardiac Neurodevelopment programs in the Southeast, providing a multitude of specialty services to our congenital heart patients in the same office suite. Participation in investigator initiated and multi-center industry sponsored studies is ongoing within the Heart Center, with the support of an active clinical research department.

Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is a state-of-the-art facility in beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina. LCH has 11 floors and 234 inpatient beds, including on-site PICU and CVICU covered 24/7 by in-house intensivists, Progressive Care Unit, Inpatient Observation Unit, Pediatric Rehab Unit, and Pediatric Emergency Department. We are committed to being the region’s leading provider of pediatric health care services.

When you join Atrium Health, 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.