Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Neuropsychology Program Coordinator

Akron, Ohio
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PRGRM COORD


Job Description

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.

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