Northwell Health is recruiting an early to mid-career pediatric focused neuropsychologist, with particular expertise and interest in school neuropsychology, to join The Center for Neuropsychological Services located at LIJ Medical Center. The organization consists of Long Island Jewish Hospital, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, and Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health’s flagship behavioral health hospital.

The new clinician will expand the collaboration between Northwell Health and surrounding school districts in the Long Island region. The majority of patient referrals will come from schools with standing contracts with Northwell Health as part of a growing initiative aimed at increasing access to behavioral health services in schools. Referral needs will focus on neurodevelopmental conditions including learning disability, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, intellectual disability, social/emotional/behavioral difficulties, and a range of medical concerns. Responsibilities include outpatient pediatric neuropsychological assessment and consultation with educational staff. There are ample opportunities for teaching, supervision, and research activities. Our clinicians are involved in our APA-accredited internship program and in training at the extern and fellowship levels.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join The Center for Neuropsychological Services – an outpatient based clinical practice providing assessment to people across the lifespan with a variety of neurodevelopmental, psychiatric, and medical illnesses. Currently we are staffed with two neuropsychologists and two clinical neuropsychology fellows. Full administrative support is provided.


  • Qualified candidates must have completed a doctoral degree from an APA- or CPA-accredited psychology program, an APA-accredited internship with a neuropsychology focus, and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with specialization in clinical or school neuropsychology.
  • Must possess a valid New York State licensure, or eligibility.
  • Board certification, or eligibility for certification, by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN).
  • Bilingual or multi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer (with 76,000 employees, 23 hospitals and nearly 800 outpatient facilities. It is the 5th largest non-profit health system in the U.S. Northwell Health is ranked number one among hospital systems by DiversityInc, recognized for its increasing commitment to effective diversity management and culturally competent care.  We aim to foster an attractive and nurturing atmosphere of learning where diverse trainees, faculty, staff, and patients can understand, accept, and appreciate one another.

The position will exist in the context of the large psychology division within Northwell Health that includes over 85 psychologists, post-doctoral fellows, interns within the APA-accredited internship, and externs. Within Northwell Health there is large cohort of neuropsychologists, including 10 neuropsychologists, four post-doctoral fellows, three neuropsychology interns, and multiple externs existing across different programs that meet regularly for a neuropsychology-focused didactic series.

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply by emailing the following to Philip Watson at

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References