Psychometrist

Rochester, NY

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs psychological and/or neuropsychological testing for patients in inpatient and outpatient settings. May assist with undergraduate and graduate academic student internships and education.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct patient contact involving administration of psychological, neuropsychological, and cognitive assessments following validated protocols, in support of the research mission of the IDDRC.

  • Conducts medical record review of patients prior to appointment. Records and makes specific observations of patient’s behavior during test in both written and verbal formats. Scores administered measures and documents scores for review by the neuropsychologist in both written and verbal formats. Organizes clinically pertinent patient information in written format for neuropsychologist to review.

  • Demonstrates advanced clinical judgement/skills during test administration, including test discontinuation, deviation from standardized instructions and modifications during the assessment process to meet the individual needs of the patient.

  • Participates in research activities and program development, including literature reviews and manuscript prep, review and editing. Participates in data collection and data analysis to assist with clinical data interpretation and clinical write up of results.

  • Assists with participant recruitment and scheduling.

  • Presents clinical topics with faculty, including hospital Grand Rounds, department meetings and community-based presentations.

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field required

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • 2 years of relevant experience required

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Psychological/neuropsychological coursework and/or exposure required

  • Test administration required

  • People skills/rapport development required

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