Neuro Psychologist Research Cognitive Rehab JFKUMC FT

JOHNSON REHABILITATION Edison Requisition # 2021-100710 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits

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The neuropsychologist will participate in the generation and coordination of research activities, inclusive of local and multi-site grant funded initiatives such as TBI Model Systems across cognitive rehabilitation, brain trauma and extended recovery units for Hackensack Meridian Health JFK University Medical Center under the  supervision of the Medical Director and the Director of Neuropsychology. Currently, grant funded studies include but are not limited to improving longitudinal assessment and tracking of activity limitations in TBI and comparative analysis of treatment approaches to TBI across disciplines. The Senior Research Associate will play a critical role in participating in and overseeing the activities of research personnel, post doctoral students and predoctoral interns in accordance with timelines of activities as they relate to grant funded studies (50%). 

The Neuropsychologist will additionally provide direct clinical acute inpatient or outpatient services through neuropsychological evaluation, rehabilitation, and other  psychological procedures as appropriate; provide consultation to medical and therapy staff; oversee clinical patient care and provide direction to multidisciplinary team as appropriate; maintain professional communications and relationships (50%).

This is a full time position at the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. We are nationally-ranked as a Top Rehabilitation Hospital in the Country by U.S. News & World Report and The Center for Brain Injuries at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute is named as just one of 16 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System Sites in the nation for the treatment of brain injuries.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 

  1. Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Neuropsychology or related field; NJ License or eligibility required; if  license eligible, must be licensed within 6 months of hire 
  2. Research/publication experience
  3. Minimum 2 years clinical experience in relevant area of practice, which may be satisfied through  residency training 
  4. Proficiency in neuropsychological assessment required; other clinical skills may be required for certain  positions 

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 

  1. Completion of APPCN Residency. 
  2. Local or multi-site grant submission and oversite experience

Licenses and Certifications Required: 

  1. Psychologist License.
  2. Neuropsychology/Rehabilitation Psychology Board Certification eligibility

Licenses and Certifications Preferred: 

  1. Neuropsychology/Rehabilitation Psychology Board Certification eligibility


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, please apply today!


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