Neuropsychologist - Manhattan, NY

Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System seeks Academic Neuropsychologist with a focus in epilepsy.
Neuropsychologist, epilepsy division

The Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a full-time neuropsychologist with expertise in epilepsy, to join our faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The candidate should be proficient in pre- and post-surgical epilepsy evaluations, inpatient neuropsychological consultation on the epilepsy monitoring unit, and outpatient assessments for neuropsychological concerns related to chronic epilepsy. Preferred candidates will have expertise in the medical and surgical management of epilepsy and experience with functional techniques prior to epilepsy surgery, such as clinical fMRI, Wada evaluations, and cortical language mapping. 

The neuropsychologist will be working closely with our team of epileptologists, epilepsy neurosurgeons, radiologists, nurse practitioners, and others to provide exemplary interdisciplinary care. For patients that are pre-surgical, the candidate will present these results weekly at our multi-disciplinary case conference. The candidate will supervise and teach fellows, interns and externs within the Neuropsychology Service at the Epilepsy Center as well as neurology residents, house-staff from other departments, and medical students.  In addition, the candidate will run support groups to help patients with epilepsy connect with each other and maximize their cognitive and organizational skills. 

There are several ongoing research projects examining the complex relationship of cognition, mood and epilepsy in which the candidate will be expected to participate.  Development of extramurally funded research by the candidate is encouraged but not required, as this is primarily a clinical position.

The Mount Sinai Epilepsy Program is state of the art and encompasses multiple inpatient and outpatient centers throughout the New York City area.  We care for thousands of patients from diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status.  In addition, we perform over 100 epilepsy surgeries per year including stereotactic EEGs, laser ablations, resective surgery and implantation of the responsive neurostimulator system. 

Required qualifications:
Eligible for appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor
Ph.D. or Psy.D. required from an APA or CPA-accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology or related field
Current state licensure as required, or license-eligible
Expertise in working with both children and adults
Post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology is required, with specific experience in epilepsy.
Board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) or the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABN), or training consistent with the ability to become board certified

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System

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