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Neuropsychologist - Outpatient MH

Location: Hillsboro, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 860605 Date posted: 01/29/2020
Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.

Essential Functions:
- Provide high quality health care through direct assessment, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for mental health patients (may include treatment of psychosis, depression, anxiety, etc.). Document in writing all care in patient's permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all treatment in accordance with accepted practice standards, hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician), and state licensing guidelines.
- Provide case management through appropriate triaging and referrals, consultation with other providers, telephone contact with patients and their families, and contact with outside agencies. Perform other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:

- One (1) year of clinical experience.

- Minimum three (3) years of experience conducting neuropsychological assessments for patients who have traumatic brain injury, post-concussive syndrome, suspected dementia, somatoform disorders, and cognitive difficulties associated with neurological disorders such as MS or Parkinson-s, OR successful completion of a psychology residency within KPNW.

- Doctoral degree required (Ph.D., Psy. D.).
License, Certification, Registration
- Current Oregon AND Washington Psychologist license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within 2 weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within 6 months.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.
Additional Requirements:

- Experience utilizing standard testing instruments to evaluate general intellectual functioning, memory, concentration, verbal retrieval, visuospatial skills, and executive functioning.
- Experience scoring testing protocols, interpret results, write comprehensive reports, and review summary with patients and referral sources.
- Experience evaluating children, adults, and geriatric patients.
- Thorough and working knowledge of brief therapy techniques and principles, individual and group therapy techniques and principles, and child and adult techniques and principles.
- Working knowledge of legal requirements for confidentiality, child abuse, homicidal threats and psychiatric hospitalization reporting.
- Ability to assess, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients.
- Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.
- Ability to use appropriate procedural/testing equipment, to see large volume of patients, and to interface with large provider and support staff.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Two (2) or more years of clinical experience.

- Experience working in inpatient and residential psychiatric settings.

- Hospital privileges at Portland area hospitals.


Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Tanasbourne Medical/Dental Offices 10315 NE Tanasb Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OFNHP - Professionals Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health Department: Mental health Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

About Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers

Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers

Backed by a committed interdisciplinary team of health care professionals, you'll provide high-quality treatment for patients with behavioral health and/or bio-psychological concerns, including those in psychological crisis.

With the strength of our network at your fingertips, you'll be sure your patients receive prompt, appropriate referrals across our organization with no barriers to the continuity of care. Opportunities and specialty settings range from substance abuse to social work and autism to eating disorders.


  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Clinical Social Workers
  • Health Educators
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Psychiatric Social Workers

Specialty Settings:

  • Addiction Medicine/Chemical Dependency
  • Autism
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Employee Assistance
  • Geriatrics
  • Help Line/Psychiatric Call Center
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Medical Social Work
  • Neuropsychology
  • OB/GYN
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET)
  • Psychiatry (Adult, Adolescent & Child)
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