Requisition #: 173735
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 6, 2018
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The Psychometrist is responsible for supporting the Psychology and Developmental Pediatrics providers in clinical, research, and education/training endeavors. This individual is responsible for completing neuropsychological and psychological test administration for a variety of necessary testing measures administered during the course of standard clinical care. This individual will support the testing needs of departmental and multi-disciplinary research projects, and participate in education and training of students, interns, and residents/fellows on testing procedures. Along with the other members of the care team, this role is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high standard of care provided by JHACH.
- Administer testing to children with developmental and neurological disorders, utilizing a wide variety of psychological and neuropsychological testing measures. Complete testing scoring, place testing results in a standardized table, write comprehensive behavioral observations, and enter data into clinical database to support patient care activities.
- Train graduate students, interns, and post-doctoral fellows/residents in test administration and scoring. Develop necessary training protocols. This facilitates the training program and ensures fidelity of testing administration.
- Participate in departmental research projects to support research endeavors.
- Administrative duties, including, but not limited to, organizing testing materials, maintaining testing materials, and learning new testing batteries to ensure successful operations.
- Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Education or a related field
- Relevant Experience – 1 year of related experience
- Licensure/Certification – None, Certified Specialist in Psychometry (CSP) certification/credentialing by the Board of Certified Psychometrists within 5 years of starting the position.
- Skills and Abilities – Proficiency in data entry and standard PC based applications required. Must be flexible and have good time management skills.
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