- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Communication Skills
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Harborview Medical Center's Regional Epilepsy Center/EEG Lab has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (50%), day shift, PSYCHOMETRIST 2.
The Psychometrist II, under general supervision, administers and scores neuropsychological tests to inpatient and outpatient populations, including special patient populations (e.g., epilepsy, memory disorders, movement disorders). Job duties include testing adolescents through the elderly, working with challenging populations, working with interpreters and non-English speaking populations and/or administering tests at bedside. The Psychometrist II has the ability to modify the testing situation to assure maximum performance from the patient. The Psychometrist II may be asked to assist with scoring of Wada testing or contribute to the training of other Psychometrists or practicum students. The Psychometrist II collects neuropsychological data pertinent to the interpretation of the tests by the neuropsychologist, scores these tests in a timely manner using normative data indicated by the neuropsychologist, and provides behavioral observations with qualitative aspects of performance. The successful Psychometrist II will be an individual who possesses professionalism, accountability, effective communication skills, efficient and timely work ethic, a detail-oriented approach, and openness to flexibility in a busy clinical setting.
Administer neuropsychological tests
Accurately score neuropsychological tests
Document patient behavior during testing session (i.e., behavioral observations)
Review patient charts and makes relevant records available to the neuropsychologist
Complete all paperwork in an efficient and timely manner (e.g., billing and conference forms)
Modify tests in unusual circumstances to achieve valid results
Assist with Wada testing, when needed
Communicate to supervisor and neuropsychologist special circumstances regarding interpretation of test results
Assist with inventory and ordering supplies
Assist with file archiving
Assist with training or mentoring team members or students
Assist with obtaining previous test results or records from outside agencies/providers
Attend in-service trainings and clinic meetings
Report any concerns to Psychometrist Supervisor
Perform other duties as directed
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
A Master's Degree with major study in psychology or a closely related field with emphasis in tests and measurement
A Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral or social science and two years of experience in psychological testing
Two years of experience as a Psychometrist 1
Certified Specialist in Psychometry (CSP)
Fluency in a second language
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