Neuropsychology Program Coordinator

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 900,000 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 they 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.


Summary:
The Neuropsychology Program Coordinator trains technicians and graduate students in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological and psychological tests.

 

Responsibilities:
1. Trains technicians and graduate students in the administration and scoring of neuropsychological and psychological tests.

2. Coordinates work of psychometrists, scoring of tests, and consultation for administration of tests.

3. Checks all scoring for technicians and graduate students.

4. Conducts phone interviews with teachers and other providers.

5. Maintains test inventory, protocols and equipment.

6. Acts as community resource for families’ needs regarding psychological/neuropsychological testing and assists in securing such resources.

7. Coordinates data entry.

8. Assessment

9. Training and Coordination

10. Mentorship

11. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psych/ social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

12. Other duties as required.

 

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1. Experience in neuropsychological test administration and scoring is required.

2. Experience in mental health assessment services is required.

3. Experience with research/clinical reliable in the administration of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule [ADOS] and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised [ADI-R] is preferred.

4. Experience with ADOS is required.

5. Experience in consultation with school personnel and ability to establish patient family rapport is required.

6. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

7. Experience in healthcare is preferred.

8. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.


Education and Experience
1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related science is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

2. Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.

3. Years of experience supervising: None.

 

Full Time

 

FTE: 1.000000


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