Provides complete and appropriate neuropsychological evaluations for a wide variety of neurosurgical, neurological, psychiatric, neurorehabilitation and general medical/surgical patients. Collaborates with treating physician/psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual members treatment program.
Performs neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic evaluation of patients with actual and suspected neurological diseases and disorders, as well as patients with psychiatric disorders and pediatric and adult general medical patients with psychological or neuropsychological symptoms.
Supervisory Responsibilities: May provide clinical supervision to doctoral psychology interns, postdoctoral psychology fellows, and other mental health trainees or medical residents as necessary.
Consults with regard to cognitive and behavioral rehabilitation for patients with neurological disorders (e.g., aneurysm, stroke and traumatic brain injury.) May act as a liaison between psychiatry and other medical departments to develop appropriate triage and treatment programs for patients with complex medical and psychological/psychosocial needs. May participate in clinical activities with neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and physiatrists. Consults with team members and other professionals as needed.
May provide direct intervention with patients, specific to neuropsychological issues (e.g., family consultation, care and treatment planning where indicated. Participate in team meetings, provide timely and accurate clinical documentation.