NESCA (Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents), one of the most respected and recognized, private multi-disciplinary neuropsychology practices in New England, is expanding and seeks self-motivated pediatric neuropsychologists to join its Newton and Plainville, MA practice locations.
NESCA is proud to provide the highest quality evaluation and treatment services for children, adolescents, and young adults in the region. The team currently includes 20 master’s- and doctorate-level professionals, offering neuropsychological evaluations, psychological testing, postsecondary transition services, occupational therapy services, educational consultation, psychoeducational counseling and integrative treatment services, such as personal & social coaching and acupuncture.
We welcome you to be part of a highly supportive work environment as part of a team of dedicated professionals. Every position at NESCA is configured to facilitate work-family-life balance with a high level of clinician control over scheduling, vacations, remote work, etc. Testing protocols are scored and tabulated by psychometricians, enabling our neuropsychologists to focus on client-facing work.
Instructions for Application
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Melissa Jensen. All inquiries will be held in the strictest confidence.
NESCA Core Values
- We’re collaborative—We believe that together, we achieve better answers for children and families.
- We care, deeply—We’re a values-driven organization. We chose our profession because we enjoy helping children and families. We have high expectations for ourselves.
- We build relationships—We help children build connections with parents, siblings, teachers, peers and the greater community. We’re invested in the success of children and families. We’re real and relatable. We support each other and our collective mission as NESCA.
- We are curious, lifelong learners—We learn from each other, openly sharing our experience and ideas and inviting those of our broader professional community. We’re not afraid to ask questions.
- We’re creative problem solvers—We’re flexible, not formulaic, in how we approach a situation. We act as detectives, embracing complexity, looking at the data beyond the data, leveraging a broad array of unique tools and strategies to deliver an approach to evaluation, coaching, consultation and treatment that’s personalized. We look for the good in every child, unearthing strengths and identifying the services, tools and coaching to accommodate limitations while enhancing strengths.
Job Details and Duties
- Conduct comprehensive neuropsychological testing or neurodevelopmental evaluations and consultations on behalf of children and adolescents, using a wide variety of psychological and neuropsychological testing tools, measures and strategies
- Provide interpretative information to parents and/or primary caregivers (including teachers, therapists); may provide short-term consulting to parents or school team for effecting changes
- Write clear and comprehensive neuropsychological assessment reports including diagnostic interpretations and next step strategy plans
- Participate in educational team meetings and conduct school observations, when needed
- Participate in weekly case conference luncheons with our full clinical staff, bi-weekly morning seminars where CEUs are provided, and staff meetings twice per month
- Attend and/or speak at relevant conferences, as needed or desired
- Contribute to NESCA’s blog on an approximate quarterly basis
Skills and Attributes
- Integrative, supportive, collaborative outlook and approach within a multidisciplinary team
- Superb clinical writing and communication skills
- Experience working with children, adolescents and young adults with complex profiles and presentations that do not fit neatly into any one diagnostic box
- Expertise in a niche area such as projective testing, testing students with intellectual impairment or autism spectrum disorders, or in the assessment of preschoolers is a strong plus
- Organizational skills; provide reports in a timely manner and meet agreed-upon deadlines
- Highly motivated self-starter
- Solid judgment and ethical behavior
- Thoroughness and curiosity; a strong desire for continued learning
- Proficiency in standard PC-based applications
- Comfort with new technology (e.g., electronic record-keeping systems)
- Sense of humor!
Education and Experience Requirements
We are seeking clinicians who are truly passionate about the art and science of neuropsychological assessment.
- Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited college or university
- Completion of APA/CPA-accredited pre-doctoral internship, with supervised experience in clinical neuropsychology
- Two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology
- Minimum of five years of experience working closely with children and adolescents, primarily between the ages of 1-22, with intellectual, developmental, emotional, psychiatric, learning and/or other disabilities, two years of which must be post-doctoral
- Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire license-eligible or current Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire licensure with relevant clinically-based practicums and experience required consistent with specific client population
- NESCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Generous compensation and benefits package for full-time employees, including:
- 401(K) with company match
- Subsidized health insurance, group dental insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance
- Flexible working environment
- Paid holidays and vacations
- Free parking is available at all NESCA locations
- 24/7 access to an on-site gym in Newton
- Discounted rate with staff acupuncturist
- Discounted rate with staff personal trainer
Mental Health Care
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
- Post-doctoral: 2 years (Required)
- Newton, MA 02458 (Preferred)
- Massachusetts (Preferred)
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
- Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
- Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
- Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative