Job Description

Job Title: Neuropsychology Fellow
Job ID: 180001GO
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various Daylight
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: UPP15 ORTHO Sports Med
Location: 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh PA 15203

Description

Job description

The UPMC Sports Concussion Program (APPIC #9139) is seeking applicants for a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship position. The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is involved in concussion management at all levels of sports participation, including professional, collegiate, high school, and recreational. The program is based within the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. The UPMC Sports Medicine concussion program works in congruence with the Pittsburgh Steelers and University of Pittsburgh Panthers and is adjacent to the team's indoor training facility.

 

The UPMC concussion program is the largest in the country, with six attending Clinical Neuropsychologists who work as part of a multidisciplinary team including Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Neurovestibular Rehabilitation, NeuroSurgery, NeuroRadiology, Behavioral NeuroOptometry, and Physical Therapy, including both musculoskeletal evaluations and sport-specific exertion therapy. Fellow duties will primarily consist of brief and extended neuropsychological evaluations of child and adult athletes with sports and recreation-related concussion. In addition, the clinic receives referrals for neuropsychological evaluations of patients with non-sport TBI, as well as other neurological and psychiatric disorders. The volume of patient referrals is high and extensive programmatic research is ongoing. Involvement in research is encouraged through the provision of dedicated research time on a weekly basis.

 

The appointment is a 24-month, full time position, beginning in August 2018. A doctoral degree in psychology, completion of an APA-accredited internship, and training in neuropsychological assessment are required. See our website – www.ReThinkConcussions.com for more information regarding our treatment model and clinical updates.

 

For questions, specific to the Fellowship Program and/or application process, please contact Dr. Nathan Kegel at kegelne@upmc.edu.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Administer and interpret neuropsychological tests.
  • Participate in research projects.
  • Perform report writing and communication with medical professionals, parents and athletes.
  • Prepare publishable documents and data entry/analysis.
  • Provide direct clinical contact.

Qualifications

Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in a related filed required. Doctoral degree required Post-undergraduate experience preferred

      Please upload the following for consideration: 

  • Statement of goals and interests
  • CV
  • Please scan all three into one document.

     Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 
 

Salary Range: $20.67 to $20.67

Union Position: no

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