Banner Health Psychometrist Senior in Phoenix, Arizona

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If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a real difference – and real change in the health care industry – you belong at Banner Health. With facilities in six western states, we’re committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we seek driven professionals who embrace change and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen.

Be part of a team who has significant impact on generating groundbreaking research and developing effective treatments. A team who is devising strategies for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Dementia, and other disease. You will be able to work in a team environment in which staff interacts with all departments on campus throughout Banner and work together to a better future.

As a part time Senior Psychometrist , you'd be responsible for administering cognitive tests for clinical trials at our Banner Alzheimer's Institute.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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About Banner Alzheimer's Institute

BAI was established in 2006 as Banner Health's first Center of Excellence. Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the United States. Our team is uniquely, passionately and strategically committed to ending Alzheimer's without losing another generation and to providing an unparalleled model of care for families facing this devastating disease. BAI is committed to improving people's lives through excellent patient care and advances that capitalize on the best biomedical research. We intend to make a transformational difference in Alzheimer's research and care.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD is preferred

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 230217

Facility Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Department Clin Trials Research-Non Fed

Address : Location US-AZ-Phoenix

Work Schedule Day

Position Type PT: Part-Time

Posting Category Other