United States /
Care Team /
Provides high-quality individual psychotherapy, family therapy, group therapy, behavioral management, and assessment to patients, caregivers, and loved ones on behalf of Synapticure to the neurodegenerative community across the US. Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in collaboration with the clinical care team including the treating physician, psychiatrist, and members of the care team. Participates in the creation of individualized treatment plans according to the patient's needs and circumstances. Meets with the Care Team regularly to collaborate on a patient's progress and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
Synapticure is a for-profit entity that aims to give all patients living with neurodegenerative disease access to the best care while fueling the advancement of personalized treatments. We do so by creating a guided journey for each patient, their caregiver, and family that educates and empowers while facilitating access to critical tests and leading experts. De-identified data is then used to both inform personalized treatments for patients today and to speed the development of new targeted therapies.
Synapticure launched in early 2022, initially serving individuals living with ALS, and is now expanding to serve additional neurodegenerative diseases. To serve thousands of individuals and their families per year, Synapticure requires effective, knowledgeable, and compassionate team members to execute on a new and exciting endeavor in the ALS community and beyond.
You are passionate about the power of targeted therapies and involving patient voices in these experiences and outcomes. You thrive on direct communication with patients, caregivers, and their loved ones and have a passion for working with vulnerable populations. You are thoughtful, organized, curious, and empathetic; kind, and sincere. You love the ability to impact someone’s life and to learn from their experiences to continually improve. You are eager to be involved in a program from inception and are comfortable with growth, change, and evolution to meet the needs of the neurodegenerative community. You have a strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in neurodegenerative disease, terminal illnesses, targeted therapies, and clinical trials, patient navigation, and/or telehealth fields.
- Must have experience working as a Psychologist in the evaluation and treatment of patients (experience with neurodegenerative patients and families preferred)
- Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse populations
- Have strong working knowledge psychological evaluation and related therapies
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- License eligible in your practicing jurisdiction
- Doctoral degree from an accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology (PhD, PsyD)
- Eligible for PSYPACT, and/or current license in CA, FL, NY
This position is remote and work would be based in your home. The necessary technology would be provided to work out of your home. Travel to Chicago, IL where headquarters are and/or other meetings may be expected.