Fairview Health Services Psychometrist (Casual) in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Under general supervision, assists with the day to day operation of the department and provides direct patient care, which includes but is not limited to, accurately administering and scoring routine psychological and neuropsychological tests.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Administer batteries of interactive psychological and neuropsychological tests to inpatients and outpatients, including individual intelligence tests and a number of other cognitive tests/batteries and self-report and other personality inventories, in an accurate and standardized fashion as directed by the neuropsychologist

  • Observe, accurately record, and communicate with neuropsychologist regarding patient behavior during the evaluation, encourage patient cooperation, and effectively manage any difficult or problematic behaviors that may arise during the evaluation

  • Accurately score battery of neuropsychometric tests according to guidelines provided in test manuals or by the neuropsychologist in a timely manner, using appropriate normative data (determined by neuropsychologist), complete protocol forms and data summary sheets, and engaging in quality assurance projects under the direction of the neuropsychologist

  • Engage in clerical tasks that are necessary to the day to day operation of the department/service including file creation and management/oversight (hard copies and electronically), regularly taking inventory and reordering materials as needed, management and upkeep of test materials and protocols (maintaining test inventory), completion of forms and prior authorizations for testing as directed by neuropsychologist, and infection prevention (i.e., cleaning of surfaces, materials, etc.)

  • Assist neuropsychologist with training and teaching and providing feedback to students, trainees, or other psychometrists in the department regarding standardized test administration, scoring, departmental procedures, and other clerical duties that may be required

  • Participate in improving organizational performance by recommending projects, tasks, procedures, or approaches for departmental consideration/implementation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or related field required

  • Completion of courses in psychology/psychological testing and 2 years of experience administering or scoring routine neuropsychological and/or psychological tests required

  • Previous experience with psychological or neuropsychometric testing, or training/employment as a psychometrist is strongly preferred

  • Previous experience working in a hospital setting or with hospital patients/families is preferred

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative solutions

  • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Data Management: Ability to analyze data to interpret and evaluate results, and create reports and/or presentations. Knowledge of appropriate data collection policy and procedures, filing systems, data management systems and programs

  • Office Skills: Knowledge and application of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology

  • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10960

Category Mental Health/Social Services

Contract Status ND

FTE 0.01

Authorized Hours 0.01

Shift Days

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