Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Some evening and Saturday availability is required for this position.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position will be to perform psychological assessments for studies in the Washington University Neonatal Development (WUNDER) lab. This individual will be responsible for performance of psychological behavioral assessments in children and young adults and will help assist with other study related tasks as needed such as MRI scans. This individual will be supervised by Dr. Rogers and Smyser.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform psychological assessment in children and young adults, with special emphasis and proficiency in infancy and early childhood.
Collate reports and letters associated with psychological assessments, maintain protocol-related records and documentation using REDCap database.
Participate in oversight, quality control, and reliability calibration for behavioral, psychological and/or neuropsychological assessments that are conducted in the lab.
Participate in the training of students and staff members (including psychometricians) who require proficiency in psychological assessment.
Participate in other study related tasks such as accompanying participants to MRI scans, consenting participants, and study communication.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field plus three years of relevant experience or a combination of work and education equaling seven years may substitute for this requirement.
At least two years of clinical experience with administration, scoring, and interpretation of neuropsychological assessments such as the NIH toolbox and the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development.
Experience working with children and families.
Interactive communication skills with the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and to handle confidential material.
Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence while working with families and children who have experienced adverse life experiences.
Critical thinker, detail-oriented, flexible, comfortable around children with developmental delays, good communicator, able to function independently, empathetic, competent problem solver.
The ability to coordinate quality control efforts, manage own schedule, and to complete work by deadlines.
The hiring range for this position is $17.58 - $21.98 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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