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The Childrenâs Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) Survivorship and Supportive Care Program at Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is actively seeking a full-time pediatric neuropsychologist. The position will include an academic appointment at Keck School of Medicine, University of California (USC) at a rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position will primarily involve outpatient clinical neuropsychological evaluations for pediatric hematology/oncology populations. The successful candidate will work with multidisciplinary teams chiefly from our neuro-oncology, leukemia/lymphoma, cancer survivorship, sickle cell hemoglobinopathies, hemostasis, and bone marrow transplant programs. Clinical responsibilities include pre- and post-treatment evaluations, consultation, and participation in multidisciplinary team conferences and clinics. The position will also include supervision and training of graduate-level practicum students. While primarily a clinical position, we are searching for a qualified, accomplished individual to make meaningful clinical and scientific contributions to our neuropsychology service. Opportunities exist for independent and collaborative clinical research.
Requirements for this position include completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program in psychology with formal training in clinical neuropsychology, completion of an APA-accredited internship, and completion of a formal 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology with a pediatric emphasis. Applicants must be licensed in California before appointment begins. Qualified candidates must be board certified through ABPP/ABCN or be prepared to seek such certification, which will be expected. Candidates should possess strong clinical, interpersonal, analytical and writing skills. Research experience will be a significant asset. Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
The Survivorship and Supportive Care Program comprises a dynamic, growing, innovative multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive psychosocial and biomedical supportive care and survivorship services to optimize quality of life for hematology/oncology patients through superior care and impactful research. The CCCBD is the largest childhood hematology/oncology treatment center in the western United States and is consistently ranked nationally among the top 10 cancer programs in the US News & World Report rankings. Â
USC and CHLA are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Apply here and please upload a detailed letter of interest, a CV, three letters of reference, and two sample clinical reports.
For inquiries, please contact:
Kathleen Ingman, PhD, ABPP
Director, HOPE Behavioral Health, Neuropsychology and Education Service
Survivorship and Supportive Care Program
Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
David R. Freyer, DO, MS
Director, Survivorship and Supportive Care Program
Director, LIFE Cancer Survivorship & Transition Service
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