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The UAMS Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Neuropsychologist in Little Rock at Arkansas Children’s (AC).

  • Competitive salary
  • Sign on bonus
  • Relocation support
  • Excellent benefits package

Pediatric Psychology is made up of 18 licensed psychologists, 3 master’s level providers, and 2 technicians. This job provides outpatient psychological evaluations at the James L. Dennis Developmental Center (DDC), a multidisciplinary clinic for neurodevelopmental problems. Arkansas Children’s adds Neurofibromatosis and Spinal Cord Centers. This role allows academic activities like lecture series participation and supervision for the pediatric neuropsychology fellowship.

Arkansas Children’s services 700,000 kids. The private, non-profit organization includes two children’s hospitals, a pediatric research institute and USDA nutrition center, a philanthropic foundation, a nursery alliance, statewide clinics, and education and outreach initiatives. ACH ranks nationally in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology, and Urology. ACNW is a pediatric class IV trauma center.

ACRI boasts over 200,000 square feet of wet and dry lab space, an animal facility, and is member of the Accrual for Clinical Trials Network, an alliance of prominent academic research institutes. ACRI has 66 investigators, and its pediatrics department is NIH-funded #25. Our Research Office mentors, writes grants, and analyzes. ACH and USDA-ARS created the Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center (USDA-ARS).

The Arkansas Children’s Foundation has raised millions of dollars and endowed 42 chairs in the department and hospital.

Arkansas Children’s Northwest expands from 24 to 96 beds. Little Rock to Springdale is served daily by Arkansas Children’s. Our Jonesboro, Pine Bluff, and Springdale outpatient clinics serve the whole state.

The Department of Pediatrics comprises more than 300 primary faculty and more than 500 physicians in the Arkansas Children’s system. Our children’s hospital has numerous programs others don’t. We have one of the country’s few pediatric surgery fellowships and a dedicated burn unit.

We have 25 pediatric, 3 pediatric Chief, 18 medicine-pediatric, and 5 child neurology residents per year. 99 residents and 61 fellows. Our Office of Education manages 10 pediatric fellowships, including one of nine pediatric clinical informatics fellowships. Arkansas Children’s offers fantastic opportunities to see varied patients and progress your studies.

Arkansas Children’s and the UAMS Department of Pediatrics emphasize pediatric treatment, research, and education. We have extensive resources and infrastructure to accelerate research, define optimal care, and improve children’s lives. We’re continuously seeking for motivated, dedicated coworkers. Arkansas Children’s is thriving.

Contact Dr. Brandi Whitaker at (501) 364-1021 or for additional information.

Qualified applicants will have a Doctorate in Psychology as well as fellowship training in Pediatric Neuropsychology. Additionally, candidates must pass a background check and be eligible for Psychology licensure to practice Pediatric Neuropsychology in Arkansas.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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