This position administers complex, global clinical assessments as well as cognitive and neuropsychological assessments.All employees are responsible for (1) supporting the Companys goals and mission, (2) for following all Company policies and procedures, (3) for providing quality customer service, and (4) for following safety standards in performing all aspects of the functions below, reporting/removing unsafe equipment and attending safety education sessions.
Administers global clinical assessments using semi-structured and unstructured interviews. This position attends training for specific clinical trial and/or research protocols and administers the interviews in accordance with protocols to ensure validity.
Scores evaluations and provides required observational summary as relevant. For certain evaluations, enters test data into computer database ensuring accuracy and entry in a timely manner.
Attends training provided by research sponsors to understand study protocols, administration and scoring procedures. Conducts interviews with a high level of attention to detail and with strict adherence to study protocols and procedures in order to provide valid test results.
May assist in the training of cognitive psychometrists and interns in the proper administration and scoring of instruments, along with the varied nuances of testing including behavioral observations, effort and validity of assessment, and rapport-building with patient/participant.
Masters Degree in psychology, behavioral health or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certification from Washington University for Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) scale required upon hire or must be obtained within the first 90 days of employment.
Requires 2 years of clinical and cognitive assessment experience or related education experience. Requires excellent clinical judgment and communication skills (both verbal and written). Requires ability to establish rapport with clinical with varying degrees of impairment.
PhD is preferred
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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