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Neuropsychologist (Instructor)

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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Denver, CO

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University of Colorado – Marcus Institute for Brain Health

Instructor - Neuropsychologist

 

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

 

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

 

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

 

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
  • Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
 

The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds

 

 

The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) is an interdisciplinary clinical care and research institute for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and associated physical and psychological health conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression, and anxiety. The MIBH is part of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU AMC) which is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and is located in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora is Colorado’s second largest and most diverse city, home to a significant population of refugees. 

 

The MIBH provides specialized care for people with mild to moderate TBI, who have persistent posttraumatic symptoms, with a primary focus on the provision of subspecialty clinical services for military Veterans of pre- and post-911 era, regardless of discharge status. The MIBH provides comprehensive interdisciplinary intensive outpatient evaluation and treatment integrating novel medical, and complementary-alternative treatment modalities. This position will work entirely within the MIBH but will be assigned to an appropriate academic home department within the CU AMC.

 

 

The Neuropsychologist will serve as an independent healthcare provider of clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology with specialized knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients mild to moderate TBI and behavioral health comorbidities; older patients may have neurodegenerative disorders complicating their presentation. The rehabilitation neuropsychologist will use psychological, neurological, cognitive, behavioral, and physiological principles, techniques and tests to evaluate patients' cognitive, behavioral, and emotional strengths and weaknesses and their relationship to normal and abnormal central nervous system functioning. These data will be utilized for differential diagnosis, treatment planning, and team consultation and collaboration. In addition, the neuropsychologist will provide interventions to assist the patients with adapting and adjusting.

This is a clinical position, not a teaching position. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting outpatient neuropsychological evaluations including:
  • Reviewing medical records in preparation for assessment and treatment
  • Providing comprehensive assessment relevant to the patient's presenting concerns and treatment goals.
  • Interpreting neuropsychological and psychological data within the context of complex medical histories
  • Communicating assessment results verbally and in writing to the patient and family and to a multi-disciplinary team of providers
  • Actively consulting with, interacting with, and assisting with or co-treating patients and family members during the rehabilitation process in collaboration with the entire interdisciplinary team.
  • Functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Conducting individual and group therapy, behavioral interventions, and intervention with families as part of an interdisciplinary team treatment approach Working independently as well as collaboratively to implement a treatment plan appropriately and adjust it according to clinical needs of the patient. Preparing appropriate documentation in a timely manner of evaluations, progress notes, treatment plans, and charges.Assisting with the development of program processes, policies and procedures, and best practices.
  • Working with team members to develop and manage programmatic evaluations.
  • Performing all other duties as assigned.
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      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

        Clinical skill in assessment and psychotherapy interventions.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
      • Ability to maintain a positive and cooperative attitude.Ability to organize and prioritize with minimal direction and maintain a well-organized work environment.Ability to problem-solve, use good judgement, and work with diverse and difficult personalities.
      • Ability to search and critically review best evidence to guide clinical decision making and effectively share knowledge with colleagues as well as communicate relevant findings in appropriate language to the general public.
      • Ability to set objectives, establish priorities and follow initiatives.
      • Ability to work in continually changing conditions. Ability to work under moderate to high levels of stress.
      • Current knowledge of or willingness to learn about military culture.
      • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
      • Proficient computer skills including the ability to work with a variety of applications.
       

      The salary range (or hiring range) has been established for the following positions at 1.00 FTE. Salary is commiserate on education and experience. 

      Instructor                            $90,000 - $100,000

      Sr. Instructor                      $95,000 - $115,000

      Assistant Professor          $105,000 - $125,000

       

      The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

       

      The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

      The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

       

      University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

       

      The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

       

      Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

       

      Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

      Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

       

      Diversity and Equity:

       

      Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

       

      Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

       

      The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



      Qualifications
      Minimum Qualifications:

      Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

      Instructor:

      • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited institution postdoctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology
      • Board eligibility in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN).
      • Must have or be able to obtain a license to practice psychology in the State of Colorado
      • At least two years of experience working in a full-time Neuropsychology clinical
      • At least one year of experience in rehabilitation psychology practice in a rehabilitation setting.
      • At least one year of experience with the veteran population, traumatic brain injury evaluation and rehabilitation, and co-psychological diagnoses
      Senior Instructor:

      • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited institution postdoctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology
      • Board eligibility in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN).
      • Must have or be able to obtain a license to practice psychology in the State of Colorado
      • Two+ years of experience working in a full-time Neuropsychology clinical
      • One or more year(s) of experience in rehabilitation psychology practice in a rehabilitation setting.
      • One or more year(s) of experience with the veteran population, traumatic brain injury evaluation and rehabilitation, and co-psychological diagnoses
      Assistant Professor:

      • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited institution postdoctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology
      • Board eligibility in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN).
      • Must have or be able to obtain a license to practice psychology in the State of Colorado
      • Two+ years of experience working in a full-time Neuropsychology clinical
      • One or more year(s) of experience in rehabilitation psychology practice in a rehabilitation setting.
      • One or more year(s) of experience with the veteran population, traumatic brain injury evaluation and rehabilitation, and co-psychological diagnoses
       

      Preferred Qualifications:

      Instructor:

      • Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN). Board certification or eligibility in Rehabilitation Psychology
      • Knowledge of human development and psychological theory as it relates to traumatic brain injuries, PTS, human behavior, and addiction.Understanding of traumatic brain injuries and their impact on physical and psychological states and relationships and should possess relationship-building skills across a diverse range of cultural settings.Knowledge of and direct experience in neurotrauma, pain management, sleep health, and rehabilitation services, philosophy, and practice.
      • Research interests and experience.
      Senior Instructor:

      • Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN). Board certification or eligibility in Rehabilitation Psychology
      • Knowledge of human development and psychological theory as it relates to traumatic brain injuries, PTS, human behavior, and addiction.Understanding of traumatic brain injuries and their impact on physical and psychological states and relationships and should possess relationship-building skills across a diverse range of cultural settings.Knowledge of and direct experience in neurotrauma, pain management, sleep health, and rehabilitation services, philosophy, and practice.Research interests and experience.
      Assistant Professor:

      • Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN). Board certification or eligibility in Rehabilitation Psychology
      • Knowledge of human development and psychological theory as it relates to traumatic brain injuries, PTS, human behavior, and addiction.Understanding of traumatic brain injuries and their impact on physical and psychological states and relationships and should possess relationship-building skills across a diverse range of cultural settings.Knowledge of and direct experience in neurotrauma, pain management, sleep health, and rehabilitation services, philosophy, and practice.Research interests and experience.


      Job Category: Faculty
      Primary Location: Aurora
      Schedule: Full-time
      Posting Date: Aug 17, 2021
      Unposting Date: Ongoing
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