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Immediate opening for a Missouri licensed or license eligible
Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychologist/Neuropsychologist


The Department of Neuropsychology and Family Services is excited to invite applicants to submit an application for a full time position with a growing rehabilitation agency. AbilityKC (formerly The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City) is a not-for-profit agency identified by CMS as a Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF). AbilityKC is CARF accredited in medical and vocational rehabilitation programs and therapeutic preschool. We provide a continuum of services to pediatric, adolescent and adult populations with complex stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury/disease, and other neurological and congenital disorders. As an integrated member of an interdisciplinary team, you serve in a leadership role in participating in developing treatment plans, promoting and supporting optimal rehabilitation outcomes through programs, education and team collaboration, providing neuropsychological assessment and consultation, as well as therapeutic interventions through individual counseling, and family counseling for our program patients and their families. As well as possessing a strong background in, TBI, pediatric/adolescent stroke, congenital disorders and SCI/D, we are strongly seeking individuals with experience in assessment and interventions with children and adolescents with autism. Department staff psychologists work with staff social workers on family education and support programs and services.

Opportunities:
AbilityKC supports professional growth of participating in professional organizations and funding for continuing education
There are opportunities for developing specialty clinics and services pertinent to the mission and goals of the organization to promote independence and quality of life
Working with regional health care facilities in developing strong continuum of care networks. Opportunities for inpatient consultation in area rehabilitation units
Supervision of psychology students seeking externship opportunities in rehabilitation
AbilityKC maintains strong relationships with patient advocacy programs, which offers opportunities for leadership and presentations on neuropsychological topics

Qualifications: Applicants must have attended an APA-accredited psychology program and have a PhD or PsyD, and be MO licensed or eligible for MO license in psychology, with completion of applicable postdoctoral training. The applicant should have experience in working with an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.

Competitive pay. AbilityKC provides health/dental, vision insurance, liability/malpractice insurance, 401K program, paid holidays and paid time off.
An excellent team of professional peers and interdisciplinary team members to work with. Department Head: Terrie Price, PhD, ABPP

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume/curriculum vitae. Prospective applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, including list of references to HR.department@abilitykc.org.

• Location: Kansas City

• Post ID: 28898818 kc
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