Neuropsychologist - Rehabilitation - M60260

Virginia Commonwealth University Health

  • Richmond, VA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
  • Apply easily
Immediate opening for a full-time, clinical neuropsychologist/rehabilitation psychologist to work in the Outpatient Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology Service, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. VCU Health is the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and has consistently been rated as the best hospital in the Richmond metro area. The Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology Outpatient Program provides assessment and counseling services for individuals with a wide range of neurological conditions, including TBI, stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and movement disorders.

An excellent career opportunity for a psychologist interested in working with patients having a wide range of neurological injuries and illnesses. The position requires a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology, and completion of a 24 month or more neuropsychology/rehab psychology postdoctoral fellowship. The position requires Virginia state licensure or license-eligibility. Competence and expertise with neuropsychological and psychological assessment, psychological and behavioral therapies, behavior management, and emotional adjustment to disability are strongly preferred. The ideal candidate should have experience with assessment and treatment of traumatic brain injury. Must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

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About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic region along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean, and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City is consistently top ranked for its rich history, charm, lower cost of living, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, breweries, wineries, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City and the mild climate, Richmonders take full advantage of the area's events, public gardens, festivals, and athletic activities. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will also find beautiful theaters, concert venues, ballet, museums including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Children's Museum, Science Museum of Virginia, and the Richmond International Raceway, to name a few.

Richmond has something for everyone. It's family friendly, dog friendly, and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hill, The Fan, or the suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Welcome to VCU Health l MCV Physicians, the medical practice of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. As part of VCU's School of Medicine, our physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians, and conduct important research. VCU's Massey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center and Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU Health is the region's full-service children's hospital.

We are over 900 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center - Richmond, VA - the region's comprehensive Level 1 Trauma Center, verified in adult, pediatric, and burn trauma care. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research.

Our physician-driven, patient-centered care model reflects the values and vision of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

VCU Health has consistently ranked high in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals study in the state and metro Richmond area. Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU continues to expand inpatient and outpatient services, as well as the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children, opened in 2018, serving as a beacon of hope for families seeking mental health services. We are proud that VCU Health has twice achieved Magnet® designation. We are honored to be recognized by Working Mother magazine's “100 Best” for work/life balance and integration. Since 2006, the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce has consistently named VCU Health an Area Employer of Choice. You won't find a more appreciative organization to work for, nor better people to work with.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Contact: Anthony Coviello
Phone: 804-628-9660
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