Seeking Pediatric Neuropsychologist for Busy Freestanding Children's Hospital

Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Children's Hospital

Arkansas Children's

Key Info

full-time

Inpatient and outpatient

Qualified applicants will have a Doctorate in Psychology and will have completed a two-year fellowship training program in Pediatric/Child Neuropsychology.  Additionally, candidates must pass a background check and be eligible for Psychology licensure to practice Pediatric/Child Neuropsychology in Arkansas.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Pediatrics at Arkansas Children's Hospital is seeking a pediatric neuropsychologist. This position will primarily involve conducting outpatient neuropsychological evaluations through the UAMS James L. Dennis Developmental Center (DDC), a multi-disciplinary clinic serving children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Neuropsychology maintains strong relationships across a range of medical specialties including neurology, rehabilitation, neurosurgery, and neuro-oncology. The neuropsychology service focuses on the evaluation of pediatric populations age 5 through 21 years of age. Our patient population is diverse and common presenting concerns include TBI/concussion, spina bifida/spinal cord disorders, brain tumor, epilepsy, genetic disorders, and demyelinating conditions. Additional responsibilities will include providing consultation and brief evaluation services for interdisciplinary outpatient and inpatient medical clinics and presurgical evaluations for the epilepsy program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH).

Arkansas Children’s Hospital is the only pediatric health system in Arkansas. With a population of 2.8 million, ACH is the major pediatric referral center for Arkansas serving children from birth to age 21. The staff consists of more than 500 faculty including 18 psychologists, 200 residents, and 4,400 support staff. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, the ACH campus spans 36 city blocks and includes a 336-bed hospital, 3 intensive care units, a research institute, and a USDA-ARS nutrition center.

About Arkansas Children's

We, at Arkansas Children’s, know that children aren’t little adults, and we’re creating innovative ways to care for them – from designing kid-savvy spaces where they enjoy receiving treatment to adapting the most rigorous safety standards to protect them and ensure they reach their potential. Our expert team is specially trained to deliver excellent care to seriously ill and critically injured children. Arkansas Children’s serves as the clinical and teaching affiliate for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Our promise: Unprecedented child health, defined and delivered.

Arkansas Children’s is a premier health care system with a 336-bed hospital in the state’s capital city and a second 24-bed hospital and campus in northwest Arkansas. Arkansas Children's Hospital is among the largest children's hospitals in the United States and is the only tertiary care facility for children in the state of Arkansas. ACH is ranked in 5 specialties by US News & World Report in addition to being a MAGNET-recognized hospital, a level 1 pediatric surgery center, and a center of excellence in pediatric sedation. ACH was also voted Best Place to Work in Arkansas for 2019 and 2020. Learn more about our team here: https://youtu.be/2sGKwFHD_Lg .

Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Little Rock is a culturally diverse city with the friendliness of the South. The area offers affordable housing, quality school options, a mild climate, excellent cultural and artistic venues along with numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. With population exceeding 700,000, greater Little Rock offers the most desirable features of large cities without sacrificing ease of access and convenience.


Posted July 21, 2020

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