St. Luke's Hospital

Licensed Neuropsychologist

Duluth, MN
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Feb 28, 2018
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  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. with a concentration in psychology
  • Certification/Licensure/Registration
  • MN licensure required prior to starting employment
      • The Licensed Neuropsychologist performs neuropsychological evaluations. Provides neuropsychological services and consultation in partnership with the treatment team. Teaches and communicates psychological principles.
      • Education: Ph.D. or Psy.D. with a concentration in Psychology.
      • Experience: N/A
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Minnesota Board of Psychology license and board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology. Eligible to obtain a medical assistance provider number from the Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services. Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed per Wisconsin state law.
      • Education: N/A
      • Experience: Three (3) years post-degree professional experience in the field of mental health; previous experience in Psych testing and Health Care Psychology.
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
      • Interviewing techniques; normal and abnormal behavior; psychological testing and interpretation; mental disorders; developmental stages and life tasks; rules of conduct established by the Minnesota Board of Psychology governing the professional practice of psychology; knowledge/awareness of one's own personal limits and when to refer clients; variety of therapeutic theoretical constructs and treatment modalities; continuum of care; Hospital and community resources; requirements for licensure by the Minnesota Board of Psychology. Conduct evaluations and formulate treatment plans; administer and interpret a variety of psychometric measures; diagnose mental disorders; exercise good judgment and accept personal responsibility; establish and maintain a safe, therapeutic and confidential environment; conduct individual, family and group therapy, employing a variety of theoretical styles and therapeutic strategies; build rapport with difficult clients and withstand manipulation; keep accurate medical records; express oneself clearly verbally and in writing and interrelate with other healthcare professionals; understand and follow complex oral and written directions; public speaking and educational training; establish and maintain constructive working relationships with colleagues, supervisory, administrative and community persons; identify and establish liaisons with appropriate community resources; facilitate referrals appropriately; to hear and see.
        READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
      • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
      • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
      • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
      • REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
      • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
        • Stand - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Walk - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Sit - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Reach with hands and arms - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
        • Up to 25 pounds - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
    • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements

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