Neuropsychologist, Learning and Development Center

Organizational Summary

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we’re helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Summary

The Learning and Development Center is one of four programs that comprise the rapidly expanding Clinical Program of the Child Mind Institute. The Center offers thorough and thoughtful neuropsychological and academic evaluations as well as ongoing remediation and interventions, school consultation and user-friendly reports. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of our multidisciplinary group practice.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Learning and Development Center, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our NYC headquarters. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive neuropsychological and academic evaluations for children, adolescents and young adults with a variety of concerns including language or learning disorders, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and other conditions that interfere with school functioning including intellectual disabilities, emotional disorders, and nonverbal learning weaknesses.
  • Partner with a speech and language pathologist to provide early childhood evaluations with speech/language and cognitive/developmental assessment for children age 1-5.
  • Provide writing remediation, organizational skills work, and more generalized cognitive remediation.
  • Provide public workshops, written content for the childmind.org website and school consultation regarding accommodations and interventions for our students.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology
  • Completion of an APA-approved clinical pre-doctoral internship
  • Completion of post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology
  • Minimum of three years of post-doctoral practice in either a clinical or private setting
  • Current New York State psychology license
  • Flexibility with work schedule to meet productivity goals and deadlines
  • Team player and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Exceptional clinical skills in the area of neuropsychological assessment of children and adolescents,
  • Prior experience in providing cognitive remediation or school consultation for children with LD, ADHD or other behavior problems,
  • Demonstrated expertise in psychological evaluations (including the use of personality measures and projectives), autism evaluations (including the use of the ADOS-2 and ADI-R), early childhood developmental evaluations, and evaluations with ID/DD populations,
  • Demonstrated experience in working clinically with complex comorbid presentations including mood, anxiety, personality, and other psychiatric disorders,
  • Prior experience supervising and training post doctoral neuropsychology trainees,
  • Demonstrated experience with professional writing as well as with public speaking,
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups,
  • Motivated self-starter with great attitude, flexibility, and enterprising spirit,
  • Ability to work under pressure to prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines within a fast-paced and changing environment, and
  • Strong teamwork ethic; positive, flexible attitude; ability to take complete ownership of responsibilities.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish a plus

Application Details and Instructions

Click here to apply. Please upload a cover letter and resume/CV as one document in the resume section on the application site.

Child Mind Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the Child Mind Institute, please visit www.childmind.org.

No phone calls or recruiters, please. This position will remain open until filled.