Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full time (40 hours per week) M-F Days
The Psychometrist administers and scores psychological and neuropsychological tests.
Responsibilities: 1.Administers and scores psychological and neuropsychological tests.
2.Conduct structured interviews.
3.Assesses limitations in validity-reliability of test-interview findings.
4.Interprets test-interview findings.
5.Collaborates with clinicians, internal and external groups regarding individual patients as identified.
6.Coordinate service testing schedule.
7.Organizes, maintains, and orders tests and test supplies
8.Codes, enters and maintains clinical data in database.
9.Prepares periodic reports summarizing specific clinical data as requested.
10.Assist in the training of psychology-neuropsychology trainees, interns, and fellows.
11.Completes position duties with the guidance of the clinical manager and supervision of the staff neuropsychologist.
12.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psych/ social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.
13.Other duties as required.
Technical Expertise 1.Experience in administering and scoring psychological tests/measures is preferred.
2.Experience in administering and scoring neuropsychological tests is preferred.
3.Experience working with children/adolescents is preferred.
4.Experience with testing techniques is preferred.
5.Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.
6.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
7.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience 1.Education: Bachelor's degree in psychology or related science is required. Master's degree is preferred.
2.Certification: Specialty in Psychometry certification is preferred.
3.Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred.
4.Years of experience supervising: None.
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