Mar 14, 2022

Psychometrist I - PRN

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Psychometrist I - PRN - (210002CG)


Assists fully-licensed neuropsychologists on the medical staff in providing neuropsychological assessments for children with learning, behavioral, and emotional disorders. Helps organize neuropsychological test materials. Assists with writing test reports.

PRN- As Needed

One of Two PRN positions available

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Familiarity and training with assessment of children

Functional Accountabilities
Performs neuropsychological assessments for children with neurological, learning, behavioral and emotional disorders
  • Prepare test materials and room for testing prior to appointment.
  • Collect history from child’s family , when appropriate.
  • Perform neuropsychological testing batteries under supervision of licensed staff neuropsychologist.
  • Score tests and record scores on Test Summary form.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels of testing materials.
  • Organize testing materials.
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Report writing and Communication
  • Assist in writing clear and coherent test reports.
  • Along with the supervising staff neuropsychologists, communicate test results and recommendations to the child’s family and referring physician.
  • Perform follow-up communications with family, when appropriate.
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
T eamwork/Communication
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

Sheikh Zayed Campus
111 Michigan Avenue
Washington 20010


: Allied Health


: Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med
Position Status: R (Regular) - O - PRN
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Variable

Job Posting

: Oct 28, 2021, 10:11:49 AM