Pediatric Neuropsychologists - Part- and Full-time Positions Available - Newton, MA

Instructions for Application

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Melissa Jensen: mjensen@nesca-newton.com. For questions about this position, please contact Dr. Ann Helmus at 617-658-9821 or ahelmus@nesca-newton.com. All inquiries will be held in the strictest confidence.

Position Details

  • Conduct comprehensive neuropsychological testing or neurodevelopmental evaluations and consultations on behalf of children and adolescents, using a wide variety of psychological and neuropsychological testing tools, measures and strategies
  • Provide interpretative information to parents and/or primary caregivers (including teachers, therapists); may provide short-term consulting to parents or school team for effecting changes
  • Write clear and comprehensive neuropsychological assessment reports including diagnostic interpretations and next step strategy plans
  • Participate in educational team meetings and conduct school observations, when needed
  • Participate in weekly case conference luncheons with our full clinical staff, bi-weekly morning seminars where CEUs are provided, and staff meetings twice per month
  • Attend and/or speak at relevant conferences, as needed or desired
  • Contribute to NESCA’s blog on an approximate quarterly basis
  • Testing protocols are scored and tabulated by psychometricians, enabling our neuropsychologists to focus on client-facing work

Skills and Attributes

  • Integrative, supportive, collaborative outlook and approach within a multidisciplinary team
  • Superb clinical writing and communication skills
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and young adults with complex profiles and presentations that do not fit neatly into any one diagnostic box
  • Expertise in a niche area such as projective testing, testing students with intellectual impairment or autism spectrum disorders, or in the assessment of preschoolers is a strong plus
  • Organizational skills; provide reports in a timely manner and meet agreed-upon deadlines
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Solid judgment and ethical behavior
  • Thoroughness and curiosity; a strong desire for continued learning
  • Proficiency in standard PC-based applications
  • Comfort with new technology (e.g., electronic record-keeping systems)
  • Sense of humor!

Education and Experience

We are seeking clinicians who are truly passionate about the art and science of neuropsychological assessment.

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited college or university
  • Completion of APA/CPA-accredited pre-doctoral internship, with supervised experience in clinical neuropsychology
  • Two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology
  • Minimum of five years of experience working closely with children and adolescents, primarily between the ages of 1-22, with intellectual, developmental, emotional, psychiatric, learning and/or other disabilities, two years of which must be post-doctoral
  • Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire license-eligible or current Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire licensure with relevant clinically-based practicums and experience required consistent with specific client population
  • NESCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits

Generous compensation and benefits package for full-time employees, including:

  • 401(K) with company match
  • Subsidized health insurance, group dental insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance
  • Flexible working environment
  • Paid holidays and vacations
  • Free parking is available at all NESCA locations
  • 24/7 access to an on-site gym in Newton
  • Discounted rate with staff acupuncturist
  • Discounted rate with staff personal trainer

Training at NESCA

NESCA boasts a strong clinical training program for individuals seeking specialization in pediatric neuropsychology, offering both a two-year postdoctoral fellowship as well as early career training. At this time, NESCA is only accepting applications for early career positions. For questions regarding NESCA’s pediatric neuropsychology training program, please contact Dr. Angela Currie at acurrie@nesca-newton.com.