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This position involves the administration and scoring of psychological tests under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. In addition, a Psychometrician provides behavioral observations of patients who are tested to the supervising psychologist. A Psychometrician must demonstrate competency in providing age-appropriate care to patients tested ranging in age from infancy to age 21 years.
1. Administer, according to standardized directions, a variety of psychological tests including intellectual, achievement and neuropsychological tests to children and selected adults from infancy to adulthood(*)
2. Score psychological tests according to test manuals and provides scored test protocols to supervising psychologist
3. Observe the behavior of patients during testing and reports these observations in writing to supervising psychologist(*)
4. Maintain good rapport with patients by interacting in an age-appropriate manner(*)
KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Bachelor's degree with evidence of knowledge of test administration required. A master degree in psychology or additional graduate course work is desirable. Must be able to interact effectively with children of all ages.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sitting on child size chair up to 90 minutesKneeling or stooping to administer test to infant up to 45 minutes
The abilities to talk and hear are essential The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.