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The Kleinhans Lab in the Department of Radiology is currently seeking a full-time Psychometrist 2 to provide gold-standard research-based diagnostic and psychological testing for our ongoing autism studies. Under general direction of the study PI, the Psychometrist will administer and score psychological tests; analyze test results; and adhere strictly to research study protocols and procedures.
The Psychometrist contributes to the growth and success of the Department of Radiology by executing the mission and vision.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.) •Administers, scores and analyzes psychological tests; evaluates behavior of individuals being tested. •Administers and assists with the evaluation of experimental tests; conducts literature searches to assist in determining suitable testing methods for grant submissions and manuscript preparations. •Prepares data to present at meetings, conferences, or for publication; assist in writing clinical and/or research reports and papers. •Establishes and coordinates testing schedule. •Instructs students, interns and other staff in function of testing lab and use of tests. •Assemble test data and calculate statistical summaries such as means, standard deviations, correlations, or analysis of variance; submit to supervisor for interpretation. •Attend meetings to discuss cases. •Direct the work of others. •Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS •A Master's Degree with major study in psychology or a closely related field with emphasis in tests and measurement. •OR A Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral or social science and two years of experience in psychological testing. •OR Two years of experience as a Psychometrist 1. •OR Equivalent education/experience.
DESIRED REQUIREMENTS •At least one year of experience working with school-aged children with neurodevelopmental disorders. •Experience with conduction psychological tests with children under the age of 5. •Knowledge of typical child cognitive, social, and motor development.
Mission and Values: Mission: To meet the clinical needs of patients and families we serve, to train the practitioners and leaders of tomorrow, and to advance imaging sciences to improve the human condition.
Internal/External Contacts: •UW Customers •Department of Radiology Faculty, Staff, and Students •CHDD Staff, Faculty and Students •Faculty and Staff at Yale University and University of Virginia •Research coordinators at other universities involved in our multisite studies
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to write, finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee will be frequently asked to communicate via zoom or the telephone.
Work Environment: •Schedule is normally 8a to 5p, M-F, but is not always fixed and workload does vary depending on the availability of our research participants. Night and weekend work will be occasionally required. The incumbent¹s first responsibility is to complete tasks rather than keep to a fixed schedule. Flexibility in schedule and intensity of work is necessary.
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