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Clinical Neuropsychologist

Req #:  108675
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Behavioral Health/Social Work
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.




SITE: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital-Park Ridge, IL

SCHEDULE: Full-Time Days



The Clinical Psychologist will conduct comprehensive neuropsychological services for adult inpatients and outpatients with primarily medical, surgical and neurological problems. This includes but is not limited to comprehensive neuropsychological assessment and interpretation, treatment, patient/family counseling and behavior programs.



  • Ph.D. or Psy D. in Clinical Psychology or Neuropsychology
  • Successful completion of an internship in Neuropsychology and/or a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology
  • Current Illinois License approved under the Allied Health Professional category of the Medical Staff with internal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication
  • Weekends or evenings if needed for urgent matters.
  • Lifts up to 10 pounds occasionally and a negligible amount of lifting frequently.
  • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago