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Neuropsychologist Opportunity – Danbury, Connecticut (60 miles from New York City)

Nuvance Health, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health, has as exciting opportunity in our growing Neuroscience Institute for a full-time Neuropsychologist in Danbury, Connecticut. Danbury is located about 60 miles northeast of New York City in suburban Fairfield County and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State. This is a long established and large practice that includes neurologists, physician assistants, and neuropsychologists, part of the larger 7 hospital Nuvance Health network.

The neuropsychologist is responsible for performing outpatient evaluations of adults and older adolescents with neurological disorders. We see a large number of individuals with neurodegenerative conditions, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, and stroke. We see patients from several multidisciplinary clinics including outpatient neurology, movement disorders, stroke, headache and concussion/TBI clinics. The neuropsychology service also sees individuals with epilepsy and seizure disorders. We perform pre and post-operative assessments for individuals undergoing DBS placement surgery and shunt placement in NPH. We have approximately 10 clinical trials with Co-PI potential. Our robust academic medical center includes neuropsychology trainees, neurology residents, medical students, and incoming neuropsychologists will have opportunity for supervision. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, as well as allowances for CMEs and Dues.

Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree from an APA- or CPA-accredited psychology program, an APA-accredited internship with experience in neuropsychology, and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with specialization in clinical neuropsychology. Connecticut licensure required. Board certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology/American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) is required. Bilingual and early-career candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have strong communication & interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain rapport with patients and colleagues.

Our office is located nearby to Danbury Hospital. Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Stephanie Ramirez, Advanced Practitioner Recruiter, via email stephanie.ramirez@nuvancehealth.org.

Nuvance Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to stephanie.ramirez@nuvancehealth.org