Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Neuropsychology Program Coordinator

Akron, Ohio
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PRGRM COORD


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Variable

Full Time, 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri

Shifts can start as early as 7am and end as late as 6pm

 

Position Summary:

  • Functions as the liaison between our physicians and other providers and the patients' school administrators and providers.
  • Interprets provider reports and relays information to school staff.
  • Trains technicians and graduate students in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological and psychological tests. 
  • Coordinates work of psychometrists, scoring of tests, and consultation for administration of tests. 
  • Checks all scoring for technicians and graduate students.
  • Conducts phone interviews with teachers and other providers.
  • Maintains test inventory, protocols, and equipment. 
  • Acts as community resource for families’ needs regarding psychological/neuropsychological testing and assists in securing such resources. 
  • Coordination of data entry. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field required. 
  • Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in neuropsychological test administration and scoring required. 
  • Previous experience in mental health assessment services.
  • Previous experience in a school setting, such as a school psychologist background, is preferred. 
  • Research/clinical reliable in the administration of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is required; the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) preferred
  • Experience in consultation with school personnel, ability to establish patient family rapport. 
  • Problem-solving skills and excellent communication/teaching skills required.
  • Good organizational and time management skills required.
  • Leadership experience preferred. 
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and act as a change agent.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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