Sep 22, 2020

Psychometrist II

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • District of Columbia, USA

Job Description

Psychometrist II - (200001M1)

Description

The Psychometrist II will assist fully-licensed neuropsychologists on the medical staff in providing neuropsychological assessments for children with learning, behavioral, and emotional disorders. Will help organize neuropsychological test materials. Will assist with writing test reports.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
B.A.

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. (Required)
Current enrollment or matriculation in an accredited master’s or doctoral program or completion of doctoral program and currently obtaining hours towards full licensure. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
2 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Experience as a Psychometrist (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Familiarity and training with assessment of children.

Required Licenses and Certifications
Psychologist Eligible for licensure as either a Psychological Associate or as a Psychologist. Req

Functional Accountabilities

Assessments
1. Prepare test materials and room for testing prior to appointment.
2. Collect history from child’s family , when appropriate.
3. Perform neuropsychological testing batteries under supervision of licensed staff neuropsychologist.
4. Score tests and record scores on Test Summary form.

Organization
1. Maintain appropriate inventory levels of testing materials.
2. Organize testing materials.

Report writing and Communication
1. Assist in writing clear and coherent test reports.
2. Along with the supervising staff neuropsychologists, communicate test results and recommendations to the child’s family and referring physician.
3. Perform follow-up communications with family, when appropriate.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: Maryland-Rockville

Work Locations

: ROC Montgomery 9850 Keywest Avenue 2nd Floor Rockville 20850

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: Children's HospitalRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: FT - Full-TimeShift: DayWork Schedule: M-F

Job Posting

: Sep 3, 2020, 11:05:01 AM