Inpatient Neurorehabilitation Psychologist

The Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, is recruiting for a full-time, inpatient Neurorehabilitation Psychologist, to work with patients with Polytrauma, ABI, SCI, MS, and other neuromedical conditions. The Psychologist should have specialty training in rehabilitation psychology, neuropsychological assessment, and have medical center/hospital, or interdisciplinary treatment team experience.

Primary responsibilities include active interdisciplinary team participation, and providing comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological services for medical patients, which may include assessments, consultations, pre-surgical evaluations, interventions, education, and individual, group, and family therapy as needed. The department currently has a large psychology staff with services in spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, and pain management. The department also trains students and fellows, with mentoring/teaching opportunities available.

The Shepherd Center is a private, not-for-profit, 152-bed facility specializing in the medical treatment, research, and rehabilitation for people with neurological injuries or illnesses. The Shepherd Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 best rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, health/dental/vision insurance, CEU opportunities, 403(b) with employer match, paid time off, and more.

Qualifications:

  • PhD or PsyD from an APA/CPA-approved program in Clinical Psychology
  • APA-accredited internship completion
  • Successful completion of a 1 or 2-year postdoctoral fellowship/residency
  • Experience with working in medical settings and with interdisciplinary treatment teams is preferred.
  • Board certified or eligible for board certification in Rehabilitation Psychology or Neuropsychology is preferred.
  • Eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia.

For more information, please contact Laurie Nash, PhD, ABPP at Laurie_Nash@Shepherd.org.

To apply, please complete a job application through the hospital website: https://www.shepherd.org/employment/current-vacancies or contact Mr. Karl Brandt in Human Resources at karl_brandt@shepherd.org or (404) 350-7770.

For more information about the Shepherd Center, please visit our website at http://www.shepherd.org/. The Shepherd Center is an equal opportunity employer.