This position administers and scores various cognitive and neuropsychological tests under the supervision of a neuropsychologist. This position attends training for specific clinical trial and/or research protocols and administers neuropsychological testing in accordance with protocols to ensure validity of testing.
Administers cognitive and neuropsychological tests utilizing a set test battery. Establishes rapport and maintains flexibility when interacting with patients/participants who are at varying levels of impairment. Uses judgment in determining patient's/participant's ability to complete testing. Provides appropriate direction and instruction to patients/participants in the administration of testing without compromising testing validity.
Scores evaluations and provides normative/standardized scoring for each measure. Provides observational summary which may include reference to patient/participant behavioral information, effort level, degree of redirection required. For certain evaluations, enters test data into computer database ensuring accuracy and entry in a timely manner.
Attends training provided by research sponsors to understand study protocols, administration and scoring procedures. Administers testing with a high level of attention to detail and with strict adherence to study protocols and procedures in order to provide valid test results.
Organizes and inventories protocols, forms, and test stimuli. Ensure that adequate supplies are available.
May assist in training intern students in the proper administration and scoring of instruments, along with the varied nuances of testing including behavioral observations, effort and validity of assessment, and rapport-building with patient/participant.
May be responsible for supervision of staff.
Bachelor's Degree in psychology, behavioral health or a related field.
Requires excellent attention to detail and must be able to follow protocols to provide valid testing environment and results. Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Requires ability to establish rapport with clients with varying degrees of impairment and to obtain optimal and valid testing results.
Requires ability to utilize computer database for maintaining test results.
Master's degree in psychology or behavioral health related field preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 261762
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