Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Full Time
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Penn State Health Children s Hospital Division of Developmental Medicine is seeking a Doctoral Level Clinical Pediatric Psychologist or Pediatric Neuropsychologist.

Join our Division of Developmental Medicine as a Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist or Clinical Psychologist now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research. Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at

Penn State Hershey and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics is accepting applications for a highly motivated and dedicated, full-time, Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist or Doctoral level Clinical Psychology. This is primarily a clinical position for an APA, Division 40-trained pediatric neuropsychologist or a doctoral level clinical psychologist with a background in autism and developmental disabilities providing diagnostic evaluations within the division of Developmental Medicine. Competency in skills for ages 1-16 is expected. The candidate should have specific experience in assessing patients with autism and ADHD as this will be a primary responsibility. Although the position is a clinical position, exceptional opportunities exist for research. Experienced candidates with experience participating in a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, speech clinicians, psychometricians and education specialists are desired. All candidates must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program meeting Division 40 for Neuropsychology applicants, an APA-accredited internship, and postdoctoral specialty training in clinical neuropsychology or clinical psychology with experience in autism and developmental disabilities. Licensure or license-eligibility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

Penn State Health Children s Hospital Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine

  • We are a division of 2 physicians
  • 1 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • A full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, a nurse coordinator and other nursing support, psychometrist, educational specialist and speech pathologist.

What we re seeking:

  • We are seeking APA, Division 40-trained pediatric neuropsychologist or a doctoral level psychologist with training and experience a background in diagnosis of autism and developmental disabilities
  • D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program meeting Division 40 for Neuropsychology or PA state licensing credentials for a clinical psychologist.
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE

Opportunity highlights:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Sign on bonus and Relocation assistance,
  • CME time and funds,
  • LTD and Life insurance, and so much more!
  • Penn State University tuition discount for employees and dependents

Area highlights:

Our freestanding Children s Hospital just underwent a vertical expansion due to accommodate pediatric needs in central PA is located near Harrisburg (Our state capital) and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools. Hershey, PA, our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and offers an abundant range of outdoor activities, arts, and diverse experiences. We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization.

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 16,500 people systemwide.

The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children s Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,300 physicians and direct care providers at more than 125 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.

In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region.

Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University s medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than$100 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position s responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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