Psychologist PhD - LOH

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NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Neurology, and Radiology.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Pediatric Psychologist.

In this role, the successful candidate works under direct supervision of the Manager/Supervisor of Inpatient Psychology Services. Primary responsibilities are the provision of psychological/neuropsychological assessment and interventions for patients and their families on the outpatient services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides neuropsychological/psychological assessment and cognitive and/or psychological interventions as directed by the Manager/Supervisor of the service. Ensures that all outpatient clinical services delivered adhere to regulations and standards set by federal, state and city agencies. Participates in supervision for testing and treatment interventions as directed by the Supervisor. Will be part of a team of rehabilitation and neurorehabilitation specialists from a wide range of disciplines that collaborate in the care and treatment of pediatric patients. 
  • Assists with orientation of new trainees. Assists the Manager/Supervisor (or designee) to provide on the job training in areas of direct patient care, rehabilitation psychology methods and techniques and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provides supervisory oversight of neuropsychological/psychological assessments and treatments by trainees as directed by the Manager/Supervisor of the service. Ensures that all outpatient clinical services delivered by trainees adhere to regulations and standards set by federal, state and city agencies.
  • Assists with implementation of new initiative within the service as directed by the Manager/Supervisor and evaluation of the ongoing efficacy of these program initiatives. Assists the Manager/Supervisor in clinical interventions to reduce errors or delay in inpatient service delivery, ensures safe patient discharge and well being of patients.
  • In collaboration with the Manager/Supervisor, assists in planning, developing and implementing educational programs to advance clinical expertise of staff and trainees. Attends departmental educational in-services, workshops and professional conferences to maintain and upgrade current knowledge in field. Shares new knowledge with the staff.
  • Ensures accuracy in documentation and billing for psychological services rendered on the service. Monitors consistency between psychological/neuropsychological services rendered and treatment prescribed. Ensures that documentation and billing is done in a timely fashion. Ensures compliance with quality control is maintained.
  • Functions as resource for other interdisciplinary team members on the outpatient service.
  • Confers with physicians and other intra-disciplinary staff regarding direct patient care.
  • Completes statistical data required of clinical services delivery as requested by Supervisor.
  • Maintains a high level of professional behavior and adheres to departmental policies re: attendance and punctuality.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral Degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy. D). Current license as a Psychologist in New York State or Mental Health Counselor with relevant rehabilitation experience. One (1) year of clinical internship preferably in rehabilitation, child psychology, and/or a post-doctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology in a pediatric or child psychology setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior clinical experience in rehabilitation psychology. Prior experience in working in an inpatient setting. Post doctoral fellowship in related area of rehabilitation psychology. Experience working on interdisciplinary treatment teams and some supervisory experience is preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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Position Summary:
Works under direct supervision of the Manager/Supervisor of Inpatient Psychology Services. Primary responsibilities are the provision of psychological/neuropsychological assessment and interventions for patients and their families on the outpatient services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy. D). Current license as a Psychologist in New York State or Mental Health Counselor with relevant rehabilitation experience. One (1) year of clinical internship preferably in rehabilitation, child psychology, and/or a post-doctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology in a pediatric or child psychology setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior clinical experience in rehabilitation psychology. Prior experience in working in an inpatient setting. Post doctoral fellowship in related area of rehabilitation psychology. Experience working on interdisciplinary treatment teams and some supervisory experience is preferred.


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