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Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 17187
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 26511039132063-Cardiology - Pediatric
Location: MCP - 1001 Blythe Blvd

Overview

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 in our Pediatric Cardiology Neuropsychology team at Atrium Health Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.

Atrium Health, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute (SHVI), in affiliation with Atrium Health Levine Children’s announces an opening for a full-time pediatric neuropsychologist in the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program (CNP). Our CNP program participates in the multinational 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 and a psychometrician. 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.

Atrium Health – Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is one of the Southeast's largest cardiac and vascular programs providing the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. Sanger employs more than 110 physicians in a network of more than 25 locations to provide the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. Sanger has more than 50 years of experience providing world-class, comprehensive acute and chronic cardiovascular services including the region's only heart transplant center and pediatric heart surgery program.

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (236 beds), located on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center, treats more pediatric patients per day than any other hospital in North Carolina. Last year alone, as a referral center for pediatric trauma and pediatric surgical services, patients traveled from 19 countries and across the US to receive care from Levine Children’s Hospital.  LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, most recently in seven pediatric specialties for 2019-2020 including Cardiology and Heart Surgery.

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.