Psychometrist in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  6003 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

Salary Range: $18.43 - $24.89 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

Non-exempt



Job Role Summary

The Psychometrist will work under the supervision of our clinical neuropsychologists and psychologists. Psychometrist responsibilities include the accurate administration and scoring of standardized psychological and neuropsychological tests to adult and geriatric patients with a wide range of acquired, developmental, acquired, or progressive neurocognitive or psychological disorders.  



Essential Functions and Responsibilities

•    Administer standardized psychological and neuropsychological tests that evaluate cognitive, neuropsychological, behavioral, emotional, and achievement status.
•    Establish rapport with patients, being sensitive to their psychiatric and/or neurological state over a testing session of up to several hours.
•    Make observations of the patient's behavior and affect during the evaluation and record these in a concise, systematic manner, especially any behaviors that may affect the validity of the test results.
•    Accurately score all tests per standardized methods. Maintain an up-to-date and thorough knowledge of the scoring procedures for a wide variety of neuropsychological measures.
•    Maintain an up-to-date and thorough knowledge of the administration procedures for a wide variety of neuropsychological measures, to ensure the validity of the test results.
•    Maintain an up-to-date and thorough knowledge of hospital policies and procedures relating to patient care and safety.
•    Assist with maintenance and procurement of test equipment and record forms.
•    Perform clerical and administrative duties as required (e.g., assist with scheduling, filing, making copies, ordering supplies, etc.)
•    Help establish and maintain an appropriate testing environment.
•    Potentially assist in the training of new psychometry staff and graduate students.  
•    Other opportunities may be possible as the program expands (e.g., cognitive rehabilitation; support groups; research), contingent upon the individual’s appropriate education.
•    Perform other related duties as required.
 



Job Requirements

•         Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university required; Master’s degree in a related field preferred
•         Minimum of one year of experience in neuropsychological/psychological testing required
 



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Basic computer skills
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Ability to interact with, establish rapport and elicit cooperation and optimal performance from diverse patient populations, including patients with significant cognitive, behavioral, and psychiatric problems.
•    Professionalism and ability to effectively interact with other professional and administrative staff across multiple departments.
•    Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks.
•    Excellent observational skills and ability to convey those observations systematically and reliably through writing/rating scales.
•    Receptivity to feedback and ability to take direction from clinical supervisors.
 



Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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