Nemours Children's Health, Orlando, FL is seeking a full-time Pediatric Neuropsychologist to join our growing team in the Division of Psychology, serving our Hematology Oncology Division in Orlando, Florida.
This full-time Pediatric Neuropsychologist position focuses on providing neuropsychological services within our Hematology Oncology outpatient medical specialty clinics, inpatient services, and clinical programs. This individual will provide care for children and adolescents with a wide range of Hematology and Oncology diagnoses, including a wide variety of Hematology and Oncology diagnoses. The position includes collaboration with multiple Hematology and Oncology specialists and multi-disciplinary team members, including coordination with behavioral health providers. Consultation, liaison, and team participation are valued, service models. The neuropsychologist's expectations are primarily clinical, and as this will be a new position, there will be ample opportunity for program development. Additionally, we welcome applicants who may also have a secondary interest in participating in our training programs and/or clinical research. This neuropsychologist will work closely with a designated 1.0 psychometrist.
Required qualifications include:
A Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA or CPA-accredited clinical psychology program
APA or CPA-accredited internship training
2- year postdoctoral specialty training in clinical neuropsychology, in accordance with Houston Conference guidelines
Licensure or license eligibility in the State of Florida
Candidates should be board certified or eligible for board certification in clinical neuropsychology with the expectation that subspecialty certification in pediatric neuropsychology through ABPP will be completed.
Preference will be given to candidates who have training consistent with the Houston Conference guidelines or meet neuropsychology training guidelines accepted by INS, NAN, and Division 40 of APA.
Annual salary and fringe benefits are competitive. Virtual and onsite interviews will be offered to competitive candidates.
For confidential consideration, send a letter of interest and a CV to :
Beth Long, PsyD, Chief of Psychology, beth.long@Nemours.org, and specify the Pediatric Neuropsychologist Position in the Subject Line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
NCH-FL, part of Nemours Children's Health, is a state-of-the-art, free-standing children's hospital with a full breadth of pediatric specialties. The Hematology-Oncology program at Nemours Children's Hospital is part of the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (NCCBD), among the top three most significant pediatric oncology contributors to NCI clinical trial enrollments. Our division sees 65 new oncology patients yearly and has a dedicated Cancer Survivorship Program. Our comprehensive sickle cell program follows 300 patients, and the Division has dedicated faculty leading a comprehensive neuro-oncology program. Our division includes four physicians, two ARNPs, dedicated Social Workers, and Child Life specialists and serves as an independent service line- with an infusion center, ambulatory clinic, and inpatient unit. We are active members of the Children's Oncology Group and are part of Nemours NCORP (NCI Community Oncology Research Program), one of only 2 pediatric NCORPs in the country. The division offers the largest number of cancer clinical trials in the Central Florida region and offers an increasing number of clinical trials in hematology, including sickle cell anemia and hemophilia.
The mission of our Psychology division is to improve well-being through quality behavioral health care, education, training, and research in a collaborative, inclusive, and culturally responsive manner. The NCH-FL Orlando Division of Behavioral Health is quickly growing and includes seven pediatric psychologists, 1 neuropsychologist, 2 psychiatrists, 2 Licensed Clinical Therapists, and 2 Psychology Postdoctoral Fellows. We are currently in the process of hiring an adolescent psychologist. The Division of Psychology is part of the Department of Pediatrics and works closely with our medical subspecialty clinics, including Neurology, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Anesthesiology, Inpatient Rehabilitation, and others. Academic appointment through the University of Central Florida is strongly encouraged and supported.
One of the fastest-growing areas of Florida, Orlando is home to world-class tourism like Disney World and Universal Studios, many arts venues, numerous festivals, sporting events, exceptional golf courses, arts and culture, a rising culinary scene, and is ideally located within minutes of beautiful lakes and beaches. There are excellent public and private schools coupled with a low cost of living and no state income tax. NCH-FL is situated in Lake Nona in Southeast Orlando, a newly developed, neo-urban community about 15 minutes from the Orlando International Airport. The Lake Nona community was built to support healthy, holistic living, with parks on most corners, 44 miles of trails, and state-of-the-art technology, including gigabit internet speeds.
Nemours (Nemours.org) is an open and welcoming workplace and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We seek an individual passionate about and committed to providing culturally responsive care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients, and families.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes relocation, medical, life, vision, prescription, and pharmacy, paid time off, paid parental leave, mental health, dental, CME, 403-B Retirement Plan with employer matching contribution, 457-retirement savings plan, licensure, and dues allowance, tuition reimbursement. Florida has no state income tax, and Nemours is not-for-profit; full-time employed providers qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. We also offer an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal-opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
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