NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Jan 16, 2017
Specialty
Neurology, Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent
  Neuropsychologist Opportunity

Seeking a full-time Neuropsychologist for the Neuropsychology Section, Division of Psychiatry, Geisinger Health System.

 

The current opening will largely involve being the lead neuropsychologist for the Aging Brain Program in the Wilkes-Barre region in conjunction with the Department of Neurology.  The Neuropsychologist will take part in an interdisciplinary team, including a Behavioral Neurologist, contributing to comprehensive assessments and management of geriatric patients with concerns for neurocognitive disorders. 

 

The Neuropsychology Section sponsors a Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Residency Program, with which there will be opportunity to participate in, and there will also be teaching opportunities within the newly developing Psychiatry Residency program.  Research opportunities are also available. 

 

The Neuropsychology Section handles outpatient referrals across a full array of medical, neurologic and psychiatric conditions and provides inpatient and outpatient neuropsychological evaluations and consultations to a large community practice network as well as various specialty medical services, including Trauma Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry, Medicine, and Cardiology.  In addition to working with the Aging Brain Program, some limited opportunity for involvement in additional areas of interest could be possible.

 

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record, and the development of innovative care models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest rural health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 48 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 23,500 employees, including a 1,200-member multi-specialty group practice, nine hospital campuses, two research centers and a 467,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $7.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. The health system and the health plan have repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.

 

Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare. For more information, please contact: Bradley Wilson, PhD, ABN c/o Grace Lowry, Professional Staff Recruiter, Professional Staffing, at 570-214-6918 or gblowry@geisinger.edu.



**Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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