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Position Details

Department: Developmental Behavioral Peds
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 466000
Date Posted: 8/9/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Psychometrists administer and score neuropsychological, psychological, personality and academic tests for patients with mild to severe traumatic brain injury, neurological diseases, psychological health issues or learning disabilities, or for psychological or neuropsychological research. The psychometrist is skilled in the administration and scoring of objective neuropsychological and psychological test batteries and management of the care, storage and inventory of neuropsychological and psychological test materials, as well as patient test data. The psychometrist may only perform duties under the general supervision of licensed neuropsychologists and psychologists. The supervising neuropsychologist/ psychologist provides technical and clinical guidance and uses the assessments and reports that the psychometrist performs and prepares to assist in diagnosing and preparing treatment plans for patients or to recommend treatment to patients referring doctors.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Administer and score psychological tests as defined in competencies.
  2. Score tests administered, including objective personality tests administered by Psychologist.
  3. Provide a written summary of the patient’s behavior during testing, including any interactions with the patient’s parents or peers that may be observed incidentally.
  4. Write progress notes in the medical record to keep hospital personnel informed of the status of referrals
  5. Attend training conferences offered by the department as well as by outside organizations.
  6. Participate in establishing job requirements and goals; perform duties at the desired level of competency
  7. Review and ensure timeliness, accuracy, and availability and security of information.
  8. Comply with Infection Control and Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  9. Understands, adheres to and models Core Standards as defined organizationally and specifically within the department/unit.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. A bachelor degree in psychology or another health science field along with specialized training and experience in the areas of psychometrics and assessment procedures. Required
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Experience
1. Minimum of one (1) year of experience administering and scoring psychological tests/measures is required. Required
2. One (1) year of job-related experience working with children/adolescents is required. Required
3. One (1) year of experience administering and scoring neuropsychological tests is preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and testing experience will be considered. Preferred
4. Basic computer skills are required; data entry skills are preferred. Preferred
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Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. CSP Certified Specialist in Psychometry Required
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Special Skills
1. Experience administering and scoring psychological tests. Required
2. Experience working with children/ adolescents. Required
3. Basic computer skills. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
internal/external
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