The Psychometrist 2 performs a variety of duties involved in administering and scoring patient psychological and neuropsychological tests, under the directions of a Psychologist and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Administers and scores individual neuropsychological tests following standardized administration procedures. These tests measure clinical factors, such as cognitive functioning, presence of organic involvement, personality assessment, psychopathology, and aid in differential diagnosis.
Records behavioral observations during the test session while establishing and maintaining rapport, eliciting optimum performance and minimizing factors that could impact the validity of test performance.
Documents test scores and maintains accurate records in departmental database. Ensures confidentiality of test results and recommendations; maintains security of testing materials.
Coordinates scheduling and communicates testing procedures and objectives to patients and other hospital personnel, as requested.
Provides clinical documentation of patient information.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Master's degree in Psychology or a related field preferred.
Experience working with neuropsychological and psychological tests preferred.
Knowledge of assessment principles and understanding of psychometric statistics.
Requires a high level of professionalism and strong interest in testing.
Requires attention to Detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in the use of computers and basic software applications, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Access.
Interpersonal skills to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!