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Highmark Health Psychometrist- Neurology- AGH in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides support to the professional psychologists and neuropsychologists in the psychological and neuropsychological assessments. Prepares for, administers and scores standardized tests of cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning as well as provides behavioral observations of patients during testing process and assists with daily clinical support activities which may include maintaining patient records, assisting with office visits and maintaining test supplies and space.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers and performs neuropsychological assessment procedures with patients (30%)

  • Provides behavioral observations of patients during the testing process. Scores neuropsychological and psychological test. (20%)

  • Administers psychological rating scales. (10%)

  • Maintains accurate clinical record which includes editing written reports, documentation of office visits and filing record. (10%)

  • Assists in training students to administer standardized tests. (10%)

  • Assists with patient/provider communications under direction of supervisor (e.g., drafting letters, calling patients for appointment reminders. (10%)

  • Assists with maintaining testing materials and space (e.g., completing protocol inventory, maintaining cleanliness of testing environment) (10%)

  • Performs other duties as assigned including but not limited to assisting in research studies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BA/BS Degree in Psychology or related field

Preferred

  • MA/MS

  • Encouraged to pursue certification with the Board of Certified Psychometrist within two years of hire

  • Clinical experience with psychiatric and/or neurological patients and experience administering and scoring neuropsychological and psychological test (e.g. WAIS, WMA)

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.


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