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Cedars-Sinai Neuropsychology Fellow - Department of Physical Medicine & Rehab - Dr. Jeffrey Wertheimer in Los Angeles, California

The Neuropsychology Fellow evaluates and treats patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. The Neuropsychology Fellow provides assessment and psychotherapeutic support to the patient and caregiver(s) as well as consultation with the Rehabilitation team. The Neuropsychology Fellow provides patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics; the Plan for the Provision of Care to Patients, the Plan for Corporate Compliance, the Performance Improvement Plan and Patient Education Plan. The Fellow assists in the continuous quality improvement process and in the education and training of pre-doctoral trainees, as applicable, and, as part of professional development, assists in divisional growth and cohesiveness to ensure a high quality of patient care. Provides care maintaining safety of the environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special populations, including patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, developmental issues and physical disabilities.

Educational Requirements:

  • Postdoctoral fellowships must have attended APA-accredited doctoral programs in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and must have completed APA-accredited internship.

  • All requirements for the Doctoral Degree must be completed prior to the start of the fellowship year.

  • Persons with a PhD in another area of psychology who meet the APA criteria for re-specialization training in Clinical or Counseling Psychology are also eligible.

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Neuropsychology Fellows will be license eligible in the state of California.

Experience:

  • Applicants for postdoctoral fellowships must have attended APA-accredited doctoral programs in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with clinical experience in neuropsychology, and, prior to the start date, will have completed an APA-accredited Internship with specialized training in neuropsychology.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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