Jobs

Neuropsychologist

Employer

University of California, San Francisco

Location

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Principal Investigator

Joel Kramer, Psy.D.

Contact

jkramer@memory.ucsf.edu / 415-476-5572

Description

The successful candidate will serve as a psychologist in an outpatient clinic for adults with cognitive and behavioral disorders related to neurodegenerative diseases.  Responsibilities include provision of comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, psychological testing, cognitive-behavioral therapy for families and groups, caregiver management training, and general assistance with the clinical operation specifically the development of technology tools targeting care improvement. There is also opportunity for development and refinement of clinical programs in the MAC.
  

Requirements

Required Qualifications:
•Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology and two years of postdoctoral experience in clinical neuropsychology; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Expertise in psychological evaluations for adults with dementia and related problems and expertise in using the DSM-IV.
•Expertise in cognitive-behavioral interventions and caregiver management training for families with adults having disruptive behavior problems.
•Expertise in training clinicians to implement behavioral interventions.
•Ability to administer, score, and interpret psychological tests designed to assess cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning.
•Ability to write clear, comprehensive test reports.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Strong organizational skills, including the abilities to meet deadlines and manage multiple clinical activities simultaneously.
•Strong interpersonal skills.
•The ability to work flexible hours, which could include early evenings.
•Demonstrated excellence in attendance and reliability.
•The ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Licensure/Certification:
•California Psychologist License