The Division of Neurobehavioral Health in the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center at Akron Children's Hospital is seeking a pediatric neuropsychologist for a full-time position specializing in neuropsychological assessment of children of all ages.  The NeuroDevelopmantal Science Center combines the disciplines of Neurobehavioral Health (central nervous system specialized psychologists and neuropsychologists), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics to form the only center of its kind in the state of Ohio.  This position affords a unique opportunity to provide neuropsychological services needs for children and families dealing with epilepsy, childhood cancer, traumatic brain injury/concussion, neurocutaneous disorders, metabolic disorders, cranio-facial disorders, congenital heart disease, Turner Syndrome, genetic disorders, renal transplantation clearance evaluations, and long-term effects of perinatal issues.   Our team is currently involved in several multidisciplinary clinics, and there are opportunities for specialization and clinic development if this is of interest.  Neuropsychologists with expertise and interest in working with patients on the Autism Spectrum are strongly encouraged to apply.
There are excellent clinical and research opportunities for collaboration with fellow pediatric neuropsychologists and psychologists, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals as members of the multidisciplinary team, and the Neuropsychology Service maintains an active and large database comprised of every patient seen. Academic appointment appropriate to rank is provided through Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), and all licensed psychologists are members of the Medical Staff at Akron Children's Hospital and serve on hospital committees. Supervision, teaching, and training of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in neuropsychology (APPCN) and psychology (APPIC), pediatric medical residents, developmental behavioral pediatrics fellows, and child psychiatry fellows are integral components of position responsibilities.
Requirements: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in child clinical psychology/pediatric psychology and/or school psychology including completion of an internship in an APA/CPA-accredited child psychology/pediatric psychology program, eligibility for licensure in Ohio, and completion of a formal two year Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-doctoral Fellowship (APPCN preferred) that follows the Houston Conference Guidelines, is required.  At least five years' experience in a hospital setting as a practicing neuropsychologist (post-Fellowship) is preferred, but early career applicants are also encouraged to apply  ABPP in Clinical Neuropsychology must be obtained within 7 years of hire.
About Akron Children's Hospital
Ranked a Best Children's Hospital by US News & World Report, Akron Children's is the largest pediatric provider in northeast Ohio. With two pediatric hospitals, as well as 35+ primary care practices and 50+0 pediatric specialty locations, our dedicated staff handles more than 1,000,000 patient visits a year. We also serve as a major teaching affiliate of NEOMED, and offer a number of pediatric subspecialty fellowship programs.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online or  send a letter of interest, and a curriculum vitae, to Lori Schapel, Manager, Physician Recruitment at email@example.com or call (330) 543-5082 for more information.
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