Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Psychometrician-Psychology

    Posted Date 5 days ago(5/17/2018 9:41 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-11792
    Category
    Behavioral Health
  • Overview

    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

    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.

    Responsibilities

    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(*)

    Qualifications

    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.

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