DIRECTOR, NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, JOHNSON REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
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Provides clinical and administrative oversight of the services provided in the Department of Cognitive Rehabilitation. The department provides comprehensive outpatient neurorehabilitation within the framework of a highly integrated multidisciplinary team. The department is rooted in an evidence-based holistic approach to promote improvements in daily functioning and community reintegration. This position will lead a team of 10 neuropsychologists and deliver and coordinate clinical care with multi-disciplinary rehabilitation treatment teams.
Johnson Rehabilitation Institute is nationally ranked by US News & World Report.
A day in the life of a Director, Neuropsychology, Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Oversight of neuropsychology services of HMH JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute to ensure quality of services and best practices
Provides direct clinical supervision of the neuropsychologists in the Cognitive Rehabilitation program
Provides direct clinical supervision of the inpatient and outpatient psychologists of the HMH JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Review referrals for neuropsychological evaluations to determine clinical appropriateness
Assigns 1CD-10 codes for new neuropsychological admissions
Determines staff assignments for neuropsychological evaluations
Provides clinical oversight (in conjunction with senior neuropsychologist research and training) of the neuropsychology residents
Tracks and approves time off request for neuropsychologists
Tracks and approves requests for professional conferences for neuropsychologists and psychologists
Completes performance evaluations for neuropsychologists and psychologists
Represents HMH JFK JRI at meetings and conferences
Responds to and resolves clinical issues
Conducts and oversees utilization review of neuropsychological care
Monitors licensure and certification tracking’s
Interviews and hires neuropsychology and psychology staff
Develops and implements a Neuropsychology Performance Improvement Plan
Assists Administrative Director in the development of annual budgets, business plans and annual reports
Works with the Medical Director and Administrative Director to develop the strategic plan for the Center of Brain Injuries along with new program development
In conjunction with the Medical Director and Administrative Director is responsible for compliance with all federal and state laws as well as federal and state regulation standards
In conjunction with the Medical Director and Administrative Director, addresses legal issues related to testifying for client cases and providing guidance to staff who have been subpoenaed to testify
Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 1 hour a day.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Minimum 10 years combined supervisory and clinical experience within brain injury cognitive rehabilitation programs.
PH.D or Psy.D in psychology plus 2 year post doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology
Knowledge of statistics and financial management systems.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today:
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.
Internal Number: 2020-82343
About Hackensack Meridian Health
We have embarked on a journey to create one integrated network that has changed how health care is delivered in New Jersey.We are confident that Hackensack Meridian Health is poised to better meet the needs of our communities, benefiting both patients and the physicians who care for them.The new normal for health care delivery has clearly been established: We need to dramatically improve preventative care, get significantly better at caring for patients with chronic conditions, and learn to stay financially viable in a value-based environment.We believe Hackensack Meridian Health will achieve all of this through our streamlined, expanded network of clinically excellent care. Our combined organization will have 13 hospitals and more than 200 ambulatory care centers, fitness and wellness centers, home health services, rehab centers, and skilled nursing centers spanning from Bergen to Atlantic counties.We are excited to offer better care to more residents throughout New Jersey, and will use our collective strengths to ensure a health network dedicated to family and patient-centered care, world-class education, and tomorrow’s research. This is a very exciting time for our hospitals, our team members, and especially our patients.