The Psychologist organizes, plans, and conducts rehabilitative psychological and/or neuropsychological consultations, evaluations, and treatment approaches for individuals with central nervous system dysfunction.
Our present Psychology Department is comprised of ten psychologists working within our inpatient and outpatient settings. The current opening is on one of our inpatient brain injury teams and the ideal candidate will be either a neuropsychologist with rehabilitation experience (skilled in assessment, neurobehavioral management and psychotherapeutic interventions with patients and families) or a rehabilitation psychologist with formal neuropsychology training and clinical experience.
Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team is essential. Our hope is to fill this position as soon as possible.
Licensure/Certification/Registrations: Board Certification (Diplomate) through the American Board of Professional Psychology in Rehabilitation Psychology, Health Psychology, Neuropsychology, or Clinical Psychology preferable.
Education: Completion of Doctoral degree (PhD, PsyD) in psychology; completion of academic course work in psychological assessment; completion of specialty training in rehabilitation psychology and/or neuropsychology through supervised placements, internships and/or fellowships.
Experience: Completion of at least one year post doctoral training in psychology; additional experience in rehabilitation preferred.
Skills & Abilities: Skilled in the ability to conceptualize and pragmatically apply rehabilitation psychology treatment plans, in coordination with multidisciplinary team members. Ability to determine time, place, and sequence of operations or action to be taken on the basis of analysis of data; executing determinations and/or reporting on events. Skilled in dealing with individuals in terms of their total personality in order to advise, counsel, and/or guide them with regard to problems that may be resolved by clinical or other professional principles.
Provide individual and group psychotherapy.
Provide family education and counseling.
Consult with physicians and other staff members to develop psychological and behavioral treatment approaches for individuals with neurological problems.
Perform psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for individuals with neurological problems based on referral questions, extent of injury, medical and psychological history, and clinical presentation.
Conceptualize psychological and behavioral interventions for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and adapts the plan of treatment as needed.
Consult with and provides support to the interdisciplinary team regarding effective team functioning, collaborative goal-setting, and conflict resolution.
** This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated more than 31,000 patients with SCI and TBI since 1956. The hospital recently completed a 5-year $95 million expansion and renovation project, providing state of the art facilities for our patients, families and staff.
Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is exclusively dedicated to spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation, and research. We have treated more than 28,000 patients since 1956, and we have treated more spinal cord injury patients than any other single facility in the United States; each year we treat patients from 47-50 U.S. States. Craig has been ranked in the Top Ten Rehab Hospitals for 22 consecutive years since the rankings began in 1990.