Psychometrist - 497479

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Title: Psychometrist

Department Org: OP-Clinic-Psychiatry - 109630

Employee Classification: B6 - Unclass Part Time AFSCME HSC

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME HSC

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 1

Start Time: 8am End Time: 4:30pm

Posted Salary: $20.19 - $23.75

Float: False

Rotate: False

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: False

Job Description:

The Psychometrist is responsible for Administering and scoring emotional, behavioral and cognitive tests for outpatients in the department of psychiatry and manage materials, space, and information related to test administration.

The ages of patients served spans the spectrum of the life cycle. Care will be directed at taking information from patients, answering questions from patients, visitors, etc. recognizing that every age group has unique developmental characteristics influencing the approach that should be utilized in dealing with these patients.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/experience/licensing:
• BS or BS in psychology or related mental health field. Advanced degree in psychology preferred.
• Experience in neuropsychological testing
• Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Training and experience in working efficiently and effectively with people of all ages required. Must be able to develop rapport with people of all age groups, conditions, and backgrounds
• Basic knowledge of computer functions required
• Motivated to plan and organize work and to work with little supervision
• Must have the ability to adhere to precise protocols and complete work in allotted time frames
• Must be certified in BLS and maintain certification throughout employment.
• Must have crisis intervention certification or receive within probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment.
• Must have First Aid certification or receive within probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment.
• Must receive training for or education in the following areas and demonstrate prior to or within 180 days, competency of basic mental health, which shall include, at a minimum the following:
1. How to therapeutically engage a mentally ill person;
2. Crisis response procedures;
3. An understanding of the community mental health system;
4. De-escalation techniques and understanding how his/her behavior can impact the behavior of individuals with mental illness’

Preferred Qualifications:

• BS or BS in psychology or related mental health field. Advanced degree in psychology preferred.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at hrcompliance@utoledo.edu or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.