Director of Rehabilitation Psychology

Cleveland, Ohio (US)
Jan 01, 2021
Jan 31, 2021
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Director of Rehabilitation Psychology

Associate Professor/Professor

The MetroHealth System (MHS) is leading the way to a healthier community by delivering outstanding clinical care, training the next generation of clinicians and scientists, and embracing innovation and discovery.

We need your expertise to further advance our mission. Take this opportunity to join our highly respected Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) as Director of its Division of Rehabilitation Psychology. The Director will develop and implement a strategic plan to provide comprehensive assessment and management of individuals with cognitive impairments in support of Neurorehabilitation (brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, etc.), Neurology (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, etc.), the Pain and Healing Center, and Critical Care Services (trauma and neurocritical care units, neuro intermediate unit, stroke unit). The comprehensive service will also support the newly established MetroHealth Epilepsy Center and the proposed Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Center grant application. Academic duties include training medical students and PM&R and Trauma residents and fellows. You will also serve as supervising faculty for the MetroHealth System APAaccredited pre-doctoral psychology internship program. Requirements include a PhD/PsyD from an APA/CPA accredited Clinical/Health Services Psychology Program, APA-accredited internship in a healthcare setting, postdoctoral training and expertise in Neuropsychology or Rehabilitation Psychology, board certification/eligibility (BC/E) in Neuropsychology and/or Rehabilitation Psychology, and an Ohio Psychologist license by start date. Experience with traumatic and nontraumatic brain injury is desirable. Protected research time is available for qualified candidates. Academic appointment in PM&R at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine will be commensurate to experience and qualifications.

The academic department of PM&R at the CWRU School of Medicine is housed at the MHS. The MHS includes a 450-bed academic medical center and is a federally designated Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems Center, a Level I Trauma and Burn Center, a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Magnet® certified for nursing excellence. The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute includes a free-standing rehabilitation hospital featuring CARF-accredited inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, as well as extensive outpatient facilities on the main campus and multiple community-based satellites. Our 67 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds are divided into distinct units for brain injury, SCI and stroke. The Department has over $50 million in extramural research funding and ranks #4 in NIH funding (Blue Ridge). ACGME training programs include residency training in PM&R and fellowships in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine and Pain Medicine. In addition, you will join a strong interdepartmental, academic professional Psychology Section of more than 25 health service psychologists across the MHS.

Enjoy Competitive Compensation. In return for your contributions, we offer the competitive salaries and extensive benefits you would expect of an industry leader.

Apply Now. Please submit a letter of interest and CV to John Chae, MD, Professor and Chair, PM&R, MHS, CWRU:  

Learn More About Us.,, and  In employment, as in education, The MHS and CWRU are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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