Neuropsychology Technician - Epilepsy

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/4/2021 5:22 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-15154
Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days

Overview

This position supports the core activities of the pediatric neuropsychology testing service including administering and scoring psychological and neuropsychological tests and questionnaires, maintaining patient test files and test equipment stocks, and maintaining neuropsychology databases for tracking referrals and evaluation records. 

Provides clinical neuropsychology services in partnership with new neuropsychologist. 
Also performs database management, administration and scoring of clinical measures,
and communications with patient families. This position will be 100% dedicated to
epilepsy service.

Responsibilities

  1. Administers and scores more than 50 different verbal, nonverbal, written and computerized neuropsychological and psychological tests in outpatient and inpatient settings.
  1. Reviews neuropsychological examination records and ensures that they are complete and accurate.
  1. Maintains patient test files.
  1. Ensures availability of tests and test protocols, assists in ordering test materials.
  1. Assists in scheduling assessments for inpatient and outpatients.
  1. Assists in maintaining neuropsychology triage database.
  1. Helps gather special records such as previous medical and psychological reports from other services as required to complete patient evaluations.
  1. Assists with clinical teaching presentations by organizing test data and preparing slides/copies for presentation.
  1. Assists with one on one training and supervision of psychology externs and interns in test administration and scoring.
  1. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field; experience working with children and their parents.
  1. Working familiarity with PC hardware and basic software.
  1. Ability to assist in supervision and training of neuropsychological assessment procedures.
  1. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

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