Administers psychological tests and measures under the supervision of a Clinical Neuropsychologist. Scores, profiles, records and organizes test material in support of the Clinical Neuropsychologist. Performs other tasks as required to maintain the neuropsychology forms and supplies, and to improve the delivery of patient care. Work closely with department leadership to facilitate efficient and high quality daily clinical operations. Responsible for developing and initiating improvements within the service line. Completes insurance authorization request forms.
Assists with daily operations as needed.
Administers neuropsychological tests selected by the clinical neuropsychologist including measures of intelligence, language, memory, sensorimotor function, strength, and personality.
Scores tests, totals scores, and converts these raw scores to scaled scores, percentiles, T scores, stanines and rankings.
Performs basic mathematical computations following provided formulas in order to develop the basic psychometric data required by the clinical neuropsychologist.
Reports in an objective and scientific manner behavioral observations.
Maintains necessary equipment and forms required in the neuropsychology laboratory.
Performs the necessary independent study and reading including a thorough review of the test materials in order to be completely familiar with the methods involved.
Delivers and retrieves neuropsychological tests at other locations in the Medical Center such as inpatient areas or treatment areas removed from outpatient clinic.
Trains others within department on test administration as required and optimizes communication between clinical providers and scheduling team.
Supports the department mission ensuring appropriate fees and billing policies, which will optimize department reimbursement while complying with contractual, state and federal requirements.
Effectively manages resources.
Proactively responds to and supports change to meet clinical demands; anticipates problems and effectively adjusts plans.
Adjusts to changing work needs and demands.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
*Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits all starting day one of employment! This includes medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage. We also offer up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement and 5% contribution to your retirement plan.
Bachelor's Degree- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.