Clinical Neuropsychologist - Psychiatry

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Clinical Neuropsychologist
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center - Lebanon, NH

The Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth is seeking a doctoral level Adult Neuropsychologist with strong clinical and teaching interests to join its faculty at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.

We are interested in individuals who are passionate about efficiently delivering high-quality neuropsychological care in a rural environment. In this role, you would work with an engaged multidisciplinary team of providers embedded within the Department of Neurology. Referrals will largely focus on epilepsy and behavioral neurology populations. As such, experience with pre- and post-surgical neuropsychological evaluations, including Wada procedures and brain mapping, is preferred. Dementia evaluation and differential diagnosis should also be part of the applicant’s clinical repertoire. This role includes the supervision of postdoctoral fellows, and participation in the overall academic mission of our program.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is the largest academic medical center in northern New England and the only Level 4 Epilepsy Center in New Hampshire. Working alongside neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, and an experienced epilepsy team, the selected applicant would contribute to surgical planning and the management of complex epilepsy patients. Opportunities for research engagement will also be available.

Preference will be given to candidates with a record of starting their own clinical programs within academic medical centers, and those with an interest in program development and working across departments. Neuropsychology faculty work closely with a variety of departments at Dartmouth as well as the local VA. A range of academic and professional development resources are available within the Department of Psychiatry, including mentorship and ongoing learning opportunities.

Candidates must meet the following requirements: (1) PhD or PsyD from an APA- or CPA- approved program; (2) a minimum of two full years of specialty postdoctoral training in clinical neuropsychology consistent with the Houston Conference guidelines; (3) ABPP-certified or eligible in clinical neuropsychology ; (4) eligible for licensure in New Hampshire.

What Dartmouth-Hitchcock has to offer you:

  • Established patient base and referral streams
  • Collegial and inclusive environment
  • Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation
  • Dedicated CME time and funds
  • Extensive opportunities for mentorship and internal funding mechanisms

What New Hampshire has to offer you:

  • Unmatched quality of life
  • Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and airports
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean
  • Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

 

Cover Letters should be addressed to:

Jonathan D. Lichtenstein, PsyD, MBA
Director, Neuropsychology

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited program.

    • Completion of a predoctoral internship from an APA- or CPA-accredited internship program.
    • Completion of a neuropsychology postdoctoral fellowship consistent with the Houston Conference guidelines. 

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

    • Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the state of NH.

 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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