Neuropsychologist, OHMG Rehabilitation Medicine
With more than 30 years of clinical experience, our board-certified physicians specialize in the team approach to patient care, involving interdisciplinary groups of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians as well as family members in the comprehensive rehabilitation of each patient. Our compassionate, skilled teams of rehabilitation clinicians work together to help restore function and improve your overall quality of life. An estimated 43 million Americans are afflicted by some form of disability, either congenital or acquired. At the Orlando Health Medical Group Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we are committed to using all medical and technological advances available to help our patients achieve their highest potential at leading independent and productive lives.
The Neuropsychologist is responsible for provision of appropriate neuropsychological services to the patients of Orlando Health in an independent manner.
Orlando Health Medical Group Rehabiliation Medicine Department
****Location: Downtown Orlando****
- Services are rendered under the direct consultation request and order of a physician from within the organization or from the community.
- Neuropsychological services may include but are not limited to: evaluation, diagnosis, ordering of appropriate services, education, and provision of appropriate psychotherapeutic intervention as pertaining to a patient's medical condition, and Cognitive Rehabilitation and/or adjustment to disability counseling as required.
Specific functions include, but are not limited to:
- response to appropriate physician-directed consultation
- patient assessment and intervention;
- promulgation of appropriate assessment-generated neuropsychological evaluation reports with specific direction toward diagnosis or assistance with differential diagnoses; descriptive assessment of cognitive-emotional, psychological, and behavioral strengths and weaknesses;
- Appropriate development of intervention strategies which may include individual and/or family education, Cognitive Rehabilitation and psychotherapeutic interventions.
- Evaluates and where appropriate accepts referrals from community sources to include physician, private, family, or individual, and attorney referrals for assessment in the arenas of cognitive, psychological, or behavioral impairments and/or in the establishment of competency or evaluation for disability or personal injury.
- Demonstrates the ability to appropriately and thoroughly evaluate, interpret neuropsychological and psychological results, treat and educate patients and families according to the appropriate American Psychological Association and State of Florida Board of Psychology as well as Orlando Health Standards of Practice, Ethical Codes, and appropriate policies and procedures.
- Participates in the requisite continuing education requirements to maintain State of Florida psychological licensure of 40 credit hours per two year cycle.
- Adheres to the American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and National Academy of Neuropsychology.
- Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
- Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
- Maintains an appropriate environment requisite to the performance of neuropsychological duties including appropriate cleanliness, lighting, and environmental temperature regulation.
- Attention to record confidentiality to the highest of standards is expected and in accordance with the American Psychological Association.
- Demonstrates an open, honest, caring, and committed communication style with colleagues, visitors, patients, and families.
- Practices efficient use and selection of appropriate supplies and equipment.
- Performs all other duties as appropriate and assigned by his/her administrative liaison.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skills appropriate to the State of Florida psychological licensure, Division 40 of the American Psychological Association which is necessary to provide care appropriate to age and developmental level of patients served.
- Demonstrates knowledge and expertise requisite to level of degree and requirements of position as stated.
Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology with training and education in neuropsychology.
Licensed psychologist in the State of Florida by the Florida Department of Health – renewed bi-annually. Must meet the guidelines specified in Division 40, APA for practice in neuropsychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Requirements for licensure in psychology include Ph.D. or Psy.D., degree in psychology, clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowship.
Neuropsychologist, OHMG Rehabilitation Medicine