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PSYCHOMETRIST 2, PART-TIME (50%)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on November 21, 2019
Req #: 173400
Department: UWMC - NEUROLOGY CLINIC
Job Location: UW Medical Center
Posting Date: 12/06/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 50% of $3,825 - $5,314 per month 
Shift: First Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UWMC's Rehabilitation Medicine has an excellent opportunity for a part-time (50%), day shift, PSYCHOMETRIST 2 in the Neurology Clinic. This individual will be responsible for the maintenance of a neuropsychological testing lab.  Under direction of a neuropsychologist, the Psychometrist 2 will administer and score neuropsychological tests, schedule patients, maintain records, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Show clear understanding of NP test administration, procedures, instructions, scoring, and double checking of test file data
  • Treat patients and their families with respect and dignity
  • Communicate appropriately and clearly with staff and co-workers
  • Establish and coordinate a testing schedule
  • Maintain a highly accurate and up-to-date database, which is the gold standard
  • Demonstrate an ability to be flexible, organized; function under stressful situations
  • Maintain good working relationships with other disciplines within the department
  • Maintain good working relationships with other faculty, departments, and outside agencies
  • Respond appropriately to patient needs and concerns
  • Work effectively with people with varying degrees of disabilities and difficulties
  • Participate in any appropriate training opportunities
  • Prepare detailed behavioral observations during testing
  • Demonstrate good clinical judgment in the testing circumstance, including gauging patient's reaction correctly and discerning the appropriate time to call for the neuropsychologist
  • Demonstrate good awareness of patient's basic medical needs and issues
  • Carry out special test ordering procedures
  • Order and maintain all supplies for the test lab
  • Submit proper billing forms
  • Maintain a log of all billing and referrals
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A Master's Degree with major study in psychology or a closely related field with emphasis in tests and measurement
    OR
    A Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral or social science and two years of experience in psychological testing
    OR
    Two years of experience as a Psychometrist 1
    OR
    Equivalent education/experience.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.