Neuropsychologist/ Portsmouth Virginia / Locum or Permanent

Washington-Harris Group

2020-10-08 15:51:32

Job location Greenbelt, Maryland, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Healthcare & Medical

Job description

Duties: The HCW shall perform the following duties: Provide consultation, differential diagnosis, and treatment planning for all disorders defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders to adult beneficiaries, including but not limited to:* Organic mental disorders* Psychotic disorders* Schizophrenia* Delusional disorders* Mood disorders* Anxiety disorders* Somatoform disorders* Psychoactive substance use disorders* Sleep disorders* Factitious disorders* Impulse control disorders* Psychological factors affecting physical condition* Disorders usually first evident in infancy, childhood, or adolescence that manifest in an adult patient such as, eating disorders and gender-identity disorders* Conditions not attributable to a mental disorder that are a focus of attention or treatment* Sexual disorders* Adjustment disorders* Personality disorders* Dissociative disorders* Post-traumatic stress syndrome*Traumatic brain injuriesProvide diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including but not limited to:* Interviewing* Major types of psychotherapy including: short term, long term, psychodynamic, family, marital, group, individual and behavioral therapy* Community outreach (e.g., health promotion and command consultation)* Mental status examination* Crisis intervention* Case management for cognitively impaired individuals* Medical discharge planning* Psychosocial history taking* Neuropsychological test administration and interpretation* Cognitive rehabilitation servicesConduct assessments and collaborate with other clinicians in the treatment of patients with known or suspected brain dysfunction.Participate, as requested, in the clinical psychology internship and postdoctoral fellowship programs offered through the Psychology Department (for no more than 5% of the HCWs time). This participation may take the form of direct proctoring of trainees performing clinical activities, provision of didactic presentations, and/or participation in training, committee meetings, and other committee activities. Additionally, the HCW participates in approved research projects.

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