WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Psychometrician

Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/10/2021 12:00 PM)
Job ID
2021-1739
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical Staff
Target Salary
N/A

Overview

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Psychometrician within our Psychiatry Program.  Responsible for supporting a team of two clinical psychologists/neuropsychologists.

Responsibilities

  • Administer standard and complex neuropsychological and general psychology tests used in the diagnosis of neurological and psychological disorders to patients with a wide range of medical conditions and developmental disabilities.
  • Will support the activities of the Neuropsychologist in providing neuropsychological services in an outpatient setting.
  • Adheres to all standards of practice outlines by the APA, State Licensing Board, and other professionally relevant psychological bodies under the direction of the Neuropsychologist.
  • Ensures timely generation and submission for post-test reports for use by the Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist.
  • Learn existing assessments and any new assessments.
  • Explain test procedures to patients in an accurate and compassionate manner.
  • Establish necessary clinical rapport with patients.
  • Maintain/adhere to standardize testing procedures.
  • Manage behaviors that may affect cooperation and test performance.
  • Score test protocols, organize and prepare data summary tables.
  • Review scoring data and summary reports for completeness and accuracy.
  • Accurately record behavioral observations.
  • Comfortability working with a range of age groups, to include older adolescents to senior adult patients.
  • Expected to be collaborative team members who participate in in-service instruction on an as needed basis.
  • Participation in case reviews/case conferences with the supervising clinician may also be required.
  • Provide training to other psychometrists, graduate students, and/or postdoctoral fellows.
  • Availability to work occasional overtime on weekends or evenings to complete time sensitive projects.
  • Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in psychology, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university (the degree award may be pending), with related coursework in testing and measurement, intellectual and personality testing, and cognitive or neuropsychological testing required.
  • Student in a doctoral program in psychology who has completed at least one (1) academic year of graduate training and completion of necessary coursework required for the Michigan Master’s level TLLP or LLP, including coursework in various aspects of psychological testing.
  • One year of testing experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of work flow.
  • Able to perform duties independently, with a minimal need for direct supervision.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the work space (i.e., clean up, restock forms, maintain tests and laboratory equipment)

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • L.P. (Preferred)/LMSW.
  • Limited Licensure as a Psychologist or Temporary Limited Licensure as a Psychologist is preferred.
  • Must maintain license and meet continuing education requirements.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is an exciting environment to pursue and academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon the $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed received a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school in June 2021. WMed contributed to the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties in 2020.

 

WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. WMed offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

 

WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.

 

The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.

 

WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 

 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace. 

 

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

 

 

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