Psychometrician in Neuropsychology

D-H Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, Openings : 1,
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Job Description : Overview This is a full-time position based in Lebanon The Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Health seeks a Psychometrist to join our dynamic neuropsychology team. Dartmouth Neuropsychologists deliver world-class clinical care to patients with a wide variety of medical and neurological complexities, helping to improve quality of life and enhance health outcomes. We have a long history of groundbreaking work in the areas of epilepsy, dementia, and traumatic brain injury, thanks to numerous collaborations and multi-disciplinary work across the health system. Active in research as well, the neuropsychology group always has a diverse mix of ongoing investigator-initiated projects. Our team consists of 8 neuropsychologists, 9 postdoctoral fellows, 3 predoctoral interns, and 2 psychometrists. In this role, you would work with our providers serving adult and geriatric populations, collaborating with both faculty and postdocs on the completion of neuropsychological assessments. We strive to deliver care of the highest quality, while also increasing access to that care for the patients of Northern New England. Our team seeks to add a psychometrist who can balance efficiency with a focused appreciation for human behavior. We work as a unit, from psychometrist to postdoc to faculty, thus relying heavily upon trust and communication to facilitate the best possible outcomes for patients and referring providers. As such, candidates must possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Previous experience as a psychometrist is preferred, but a background in psychology or behavioral health is also valuable.

Responsibilities
  • Accurately administers neuropsychological test batteries, which require strict adherence to a large number of standardized procedures.
  • Observes and records patients behavior during one-on-one test administration monitor patients progress and notifies supervisor when change in battery may be indicated.
  • Elicits patients best performance by providing/creating a pleasant and safe environment for the patient evaluates and responds to patients needs during evaluation.
  • Accurately scores tests in accordance with standardized procedures describes qualitative errors,and completes associated forms.
  • Monitors patients mood, behavior, and any suicidal or homicidal ideation during testing, and notifies supervisor appropriately.
  • Accurately enters data into databases, participates in quality assurance procedures, and maintains quality assurance standards.
  • Manages and organizes test and form inventory, ordering new forms as needed.
  • Participates in skill development and quality assurance meetings and didactics.
  • Assists in training new technicians and others.
  • Assists in coordination of service/lab activities among various clinical endeavors and other faculty led projects.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree and one (1) year of relevant experience in a health or social science, clinical/research setting or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Effective communication skills required.
  • Experience in administration of neuropsychological tests or other standardized tests and various software packages highly desirable.
  • Experience with medical image analysis methods and use of Linux and SGI workstations helpful.


Required Licensure/Certifications

  • None


Dont meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if youre excited about this role but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

  • Area of Interest:
    Allied Health
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.00 – 1.00 – 40 hrs/week
  • Shift: Day
  • Job ID: 21948


Dartmouth Health is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Bachelors Required
One Year
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here