As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The psychometrist is responsible for administering assessments to clinical patients, under the age of 21, with a wide range of presenting concerns (e.g. medical, mental health). The psychometrist requires knowledge of standardized test administration and scoring for a wide range of psychological and neuropsychological tests. The psychometrist is also responsible for maintaining the testing closet, including ordering protocols and updated test kits as appropriate, as well as communicating with the assessment companies when issues arise. Finally, the psychometrist will assist in providing training in test administration and scoring for student trainees.
Administering psychological and neuropsychological tests.
The psychometrist must be trained in standardized administration and scoring of psychological and neuropsychological tests, including establishing an appropriate testing environment and building rapport with the patients.
Scoring tests/questionnaires and compiling data for the clinicians.
Observing and documenting behavioral observations during the testing.
Training of new student trainees in test administration and scoring
Maintaining organization in the testing closets and inventory of supplies, ordering protocols and updated test kits when needed.
Communicating with the assessment companies to troubleshoot scoring software issues, inquire about administration, scoring, and interpretation questions that may arise.
Keeping up with updates with testing technology (i.e., iPad)
Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned from time to time by employee's supervisor.
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (or Master's Degree), with a degree in psychology or a related field
1-3 years of job related experience
Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.