The incumbent serves as a
staff neuropsychologist and conducts a full range of neuropsychological
assessment services for veterans at the South Texas Veterans Health Care
System. Additionally, the incumbent may
provide psychotherapy and both group and individual cognitive rehabilitation
services as needed. The veterans are
typically between 18 and 85 years of age and many are bilingual Spanish-English
speakers, requiring the incumbent to be sensitive to the impact of age, culture,
and developmental issues on assessment and treatment. Preferred applicants will have completed a
two-year clinical neuropsychology post-doctoral residency with training in
adult and geriatric neuropsychological assessments and experience with veteran populations.
Provides a full range of
neuropsychological diagnostic services including the use of neuropsychological
and psychological testing for patients within STVHCS in areas of special
Performs neuropsychological evaluations
for individuals with mental health and medical disorders for purposes of
diagnostic clarification and treatment planning recommendations. These evaluations
employ a comprehensive diagnostic interview, review of available records,
collateral contact when available, as well as objective neuropsychological
tests when indicated.
Assists the neuropsychology
program manager, as needed, to manage the work of the neuropsychology program
and staff, including the psychology technician, ensuring that work is assigned
in a systematic way and meets facility and VA guidelines/standards.
be asked to serve as a clinical supervisor for
psychology pre-doctoral interns, postdoctoral residents, and doctoral-level
practicum students in psychology and other disciplines.
Assists with management of
resources, including test materials and test inventory.
May choose to conduct approved
psychological research that supports the mission of STVHCS alone or in
collaboration with other professionals in STVHCS or affiliated academic
May serve as the representative
for Psychology Service on various Psychology Service, Mental Health Service
Line, System, or VISN administrative committees or work groups.
May choose to apply for a
faculty appointment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San