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Job openings at NESCA.

Join one of the most well respected and recognized neuropsychology practices in the Boston area. NESCA has been in business since 2007. We provide Neuropsychological evaluations, both domestic and international, cognitive behavior therapy, school and parent consultations, psychological testing, integrative services such as yoga and acupuncture, and full transition evaluations and interventions.

We offer flexibility in a deeply caring and collaborative work environment. We are looking for leaders and self-motivated people who would not only enjoy this type of culture – but who passionately love their work.

Psychometrician
Newton, Massachusetts

Join one of the most well respected and recognized neuropsychology practices in the Boston area. For more than 20 years, the professionals at NESCA have been providing neuropsychological evaluations, both domestic and international, cognitive behavior therapy, consultations to parents, schools, and professionals, psychological testing, integrative services such as yoga and acupuncture, and full transition evaluations and interventions.

At NESCA, we focus on delivering the highest quality client care and creating a culture that is deeply caring, collaborative and fun. We are looking for leaders and self-motivated people who will contribute to our culture and join us in being passionate about our work.

NESCA Psychometrician Job Description:

  • Detailed scoring of an extensive array of neuropsychological measurements, including psychological, and educational tests. These evaluations are conducted by NESCA’s pediatric neuropsychologists. The psychometrician enters data from these evaluations.
  • Must learn and apply scoring rules for many different tests. Extremely detailed-oriented position.
  • Previous experience scoring tests or doing data entry strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of statistical norms is beneficial.

Requirements:

  • Exquisite attention to detail (i.e., calculating scores accurately, transferring information from one format to another, reading numerical tables)
  • The ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining accuracy
  • Needs the utmost of precision
  • The ability to prioritize task demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to maintain attention and focus for a long period of time independently
  • Strong organizational and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Interest in psychology/neuropsychology is helpful
  • College Degree or college work completed is preferable.

Application Instructions:

  • Please send resume with cover letter giving us some information about you that is not in your resume. Any information you feel would help us know you better is welcome!
  • Please email materials to Robin Winston:rwinston@nesca-newton.com

Intake Coordinator
Newton, Massachusetts

Join one of the most well respected and recognized neuropsychology practices in the Boston area. NESCA has been in business since 2007. We provide Neuropsychological evaluations, both domestic and international, cognitive behavior therapy, school and parent consultations, psychological testing, integrative services such as yoga and acupuncture, and full transition evaluations and interventions.

We are looking for leaders and self-motivated people who work well in a collaborative culture.

NESCA Administrator Job Description:

  • Welcome all clients and families at front desk and collect payments
  • Perform routine clerical and administrative functions for Director, Transition Team, Marketing and twelve neuropsychologists
  • Process new client information, including but not limited to: scheduling evaluations/appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, and providing necessary information to callers/potential clientele.
  • Act as main source of communication between clients and neuropsychologists
  • Manage and catalogue all testing material
  • Assist with management of payments and invoices via QuickBooks
  • Set a tone of tranquility and warmth for the children/students who enter the doctor’s office; provide services for the clients and their families to maintain a positive and calm environment

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills - with a flexible and positive disposition.
  • It is a full and busy position. We are looking for someone who can juggle many things in the air seamlessly and cheerfully.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Experience in hospitality, medical office or school environment a plus, but not a necessity.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven track record of excellent communication and time management skills
  • Proven track record of superb people-skills
  • Proven track record of efficiency and managing multiple projects simultaneously

Details and Benefits:

  • Full-time position starting July
  • Location: Newton MA
  • Subsidized health insurance plan (50% for individual and 33 % for family plan)
  • 401 K plan with employer matching of employee contributions up to 4 % of gross pay
  • Group dental plan and group long term disability (not subsidized)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation

Instructions for application:

  • Please send a cover letter with your resume describing a little more about yourself than would be evident in a resume.
  • Please send Cover and Resume to Robin Winston Rwinston@nesca-newton.com

Therapeutic Mentor/Transition Coach
Great Barrington, Massachusetts

NESCA is currently seeking vibrant, enthusiastic applicants for the position of Therapeutic Mentor / Transition Coach. This is a part-time position in and around Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Through fun, recreational activities, mentors will work one-to-one with adolescents/young adults in their homes or in the community, helping them to acquire skills they need to meet their personal goals and to become confident, competent adults. Mentors are able to develop rapport with clients, provide strengths-based support, and coach and encourage self-advocacy and personal growth.

At a basic level, mentors help their clients get out of the house and explore local activities that may be enjoyable and rewarding. Over time, mentors help facilitate development of communication, coping, problem solving, independent living and organizational skills as well as generally learning how to be more successful in their home, school, and community life. For example, mentors and their clients may explore leisure activities at restaurants and coffee shops, volunteer at a pet shelter, or work together to develop a study plan for a community college class.

A candidate for this part-time (3-9 hours/week) position will be enrolled in or a graduate of an Associates’ or Bachelor’s degree program in psychology, education, human services or a related field and have at least one year’s experience working with adolescents or transition age youth. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator with effective coaching and organizational skills and a passion for learning about and helping others.

Interpersonal skills are a must as you are expected to work as part of a larger support team including family members, professionals, school personnel, coaches, and transition specialists in order to ensure the success of the clients we serve.

Job Requirements:

The required job knowledge for a Therapeutic Mentor / Transition Coach is as follows:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in helping others
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Patience and persistenc
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve in the moment
  • Willingness to seek help and supervision

Experience and Training:

  • Previous experience working with teens or transition age youth
  • Previous experience working with clients with emotional, behavioral or medically complex challenges and their families

Schooling or Equivalent:

  • Associates’ degree, high school diploma, or GED and two (2) years’ experience working with target population
  • OR Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year experience working with target population

Application Instructions:

  • Please send your resume and a cover letter which would give us a little more information about who you are such as: What are your particular areas of interest or expertise? What is your educational and professional situation currently? Any information you feel would help us know you better is welcome!
  • Please email materials to Kelley Challen: kchallen@nesca-newton.com

Yoga Therapist
Newton, MA

More details coming soon!

NESCA (Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents) is most highly regarded throughout the region. NESCA’s outreach and community service programs are outstanding. Throughout, Ann’s leadership is evident in terms of quality control and attention to the client’s unique needs. In summary, I heartily recommend Dr. Helmus as a professional who understands the complexity of children with various learning and social/emotional challenges. She is a master of helping parents understand how to help their children

- Head of a Private School for Children with Learning Disabilities