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Psychometrist

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston

Job Description

The Psychometrist reports to the Director of Neuropsychology. This position is responsible for administering and scoring neuropsychological tests, using normative tables, maintaining test protocols and test equipment, and keeping track of test forms. The Psychometrist has extensive interaction with patients, medical staff and other Medical Center personnel.

Essential Responsibilities:

Administers neuropsychological tests following clinical instruction under the direction of a member of the Neuropsychology staff.
Scores tests and completes data analysis.
Maintains test protocols and test equipment.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required .
0-1 years related work experience required.
Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Competencies:
Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

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