Ochsner Health
Covington, Louisiana
Closing date
Mar 5, 2023

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The Ochsner Neuroscience Institute is actively seeking a NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST to join the Department of Neurology at the Ochsner Covington campus. The Neuropsychologist will provide consultations and evaluations, and work closely with Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, and Allied Health Professionals to offer a comprehensive service for each patient. The staff Neuropsychologist will join a growing service within the Neuroscience Institute that currently includes 5 Neuropsychologists, 5 Psychometrists, and an Administrative Assistant. Our Dementia Care Management Team is also embedded in our service, which includes Care Navigators, Social Work, and Social Work Students.

Opportunities are available for split time at other Ochsner campuses in addition to implementing virtual visits into clinical practice. Virtual work can create opportunities to serve patients in other regions of Louisiana while eliminating extensive travel for the Neuropsychologist. Onboarding staff are also welcomed to conduct individual/group psychotherapy and/or establish new clinical research if interested. Louisiana license or license eligibility is required. Applicants should be board eligible, with board certification preferred. Individuals completing fellowship are welcome to apply.

The primary role of the Neuropsychologist is to conduct neuropsychological evaluations for diverse neurological conditions. Evaluations will be conducted on a primarily outpatient basis with opportunities available for inpatient assessments. The primary populations currently served within the Neuropsychology Division include Neurodegenerative Conditions, Traumatic Brain Injury, Primary or Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions, Movement Disorders (pre-post DBS evaluations), Epilepsy (and pre-surgical evaluations), Multiple Sclerosis, and Stroke.

The Department of Neurology has a team of Neurologists system-wide with subspecialty representation in Stroke, Neurocritical Care, Interventional Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, MS, Headache, Cognitive Disorders, Sleep, Traumatic Brain Injury and Sports Medicine. We are a Top 50 Neuroscience Center in the latest US News and World Report rankings.

Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit To transform your health, please visit

Ochsner Health is Proud to be an Employer of Choice

  • Recognized by Zippia as one of the 20 Best Companies to Work for in New Orleans, LA
  • Named as a 2020 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune
  • Named one of the 2021 Top Workplaces in the USA by Energage
  • Named to the Forbes list of America s Best Employers for Veterans 2020
  • Named to the Becker s Healthcare 2020 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America
  • Named to the Becker s Healthcare 2020 list of "52 Great Health Systems to Know"

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Ochsner Health is committed to creating diverse and inclusive healthcare by acknowledging differences and valuing individual contributions. We are continuing to evolve by offering programs that focus on inclusive recruitment, retention, workforce planning and career development, as well as improving the health outcomes and equity for all of our patients. We are fueled by the talent, passion and diversity of our employees who continue to push the limits to advance medicine to change and save lives. Join a team committed to shaping the future of healthcare.

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