Performs assigned assessment procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed, credentialed neuropsychologist with hospital privileges. Utilizes clinical interview skills, in addition structured psychometric assessment procedures to elicit accurate and concise information regarding the patient's cognitive, behavioral and/or emotional condition. Performs basic assessment procedures, including screening evaluations and/or structured/standardized testing of developmental, cognitive, behavioral and/or emotional functioning. Communicates assessment findings in a clear and concise manner to credentialed neuropsychologist. Assist credentialed providers with identifying diagnostic considerations or treatment strategies based on test findings, as well as providing patient education where necessary. May be asked to provide basic treatment or rehabilitation of patients with compromised brain functioning, under the supervision of a licensed provider. Observe, monitor, report, and record patient interaction and presentation during assessment sessions. Explains neuropsychological services and procedures to patient and/or care providers as necessary. Assists in, or arranges for patient referral to other facilities for continuation of care.
College Degree - 4 year in Psychology, Sociology or Behavioral Science required. Masters Degree preferred. High School Diploma/G.E.D. required. College Degree - 2 year Health Sciences preferred. BOP Certification preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. ABRET - Am Board Electro-Encephalograp a minimum of one certification in the field of Electroneurodiagnostics including but not limited to Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R. EEG T.) or Registered Evoked Potential Technologist (R. EP T.) required. Minimum one (1) year Related experience required. Minimum one (1) year Pediatric neurodiagnostics with emphasis on premature, neonatal and pediatric recording techniques required.