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  • Psychologist

    Job ID
    US-NJ-Saddle Brook
    Experience (Years)
    Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians - Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
    Street Address
    300 Market Street
    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
    Position Type
    Full Time-Regular
  • Overview

    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

      A Joint Venture with Select Medical



    Psychologist, Inpatient


    Saddle Brook, NJ



    For more than six decades, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Consistently named to America's Best Hospitals list by U.S. News & World Report, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has set the gold standard in rehabilitation and is ranked as the top rehabilitation hospital in the East. Leading-edge treatment programs, research and mentorship opportunities for our staff, hands-on environment, interdisciplinary team approach. Flexible scheduling, preceptorship, and model treatment programs.


    Position Summary

    The Psychologist provides psychodiagnostic evaluations, psychological counseling and crisis intervention to patients and families. Provides recommendations and consultations to staff members regarding patient care matters.



    Specific Duties

    Conducts psychological evaluations, including collection of anamnestic information and mental status examination, leading to diagnostic impression and recommendations for management and/or treatment.


    Provides psychological treatment and interventions, as indicated, including individual, marital-family and/or group counseling as well as crisis intervention.


    Prepares and delivers oral and written psychological reports to appropriate medical and/or clinical staff in a timely manner.


    Maintains records as required by hospital policies, regulatory and accrediting agencies.


    Establishes and maintains an appropriate clinical caseload.


    Participates in departmental and rehabilitation team meetings and conferences regarding patient care issues.


    Participates in training and education of medical residents, patients/families, staff members and others as directed.


    Contributes to program improvement in an effort to improve quality of clinical services on an ongoing basis.


    Performs other duties as requested.



    Doctoral degree (PhD, PsyD, EdD) in Psychology required

    Current and valid state licensure as a Psychologist required

    One or more post-doctoral years of experience in the practice of Psychology required, preferably within a physical rehabilitation setting.

    Neuropsychology degree and neuropsychological practice within a rehabilitation setting preferred

    Additional Data

    At our rehabilitation hospitals, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.


    Other benefits of the Director of Rehabilitation position include:

    • Excellent Orientation Program
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Extended Illness Days (EID)
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Prescription Coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Personal and Family Medical Leave
    • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities