Psychometrist – Kelowna, B.C.

Psychometrist – Kelowna, B.C.

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 25, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :PSYCHOMETRIST – KELOWNA, B.C.
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA CHSC
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Position Summary

The Community Health and Services Centre in Kelowna, B.C. has a unique opportunity for a Part Time Psychometrist to join their Mental Health Team!

Working under the clinical direction of the Psychologist/Neuropsychologist, this position administers, scores and summarizes results of established tests of psychological and neuropsychological function to adult and paediatric in and out-patients

The Hours of work are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 09:00 to 15:45 (37.5 hours per pay period).

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Schedules and administers a battery of tests designed to evaluate cognitive, emotional, and personality function to referred patients. Scores tests, notes observations regarding patients’ behaviour, summarizes results and presents these to Psychologist/Neuropsychologist.
2. Maintains patient files and records and keeps workload statistics.
3. In consultation with the Psychologist/Neuropsychologist, plans revisions and expansion of existing battery of psychological tests.
4. Maintains library of test manuals, test norms and books and articles relevant to the interpretation of psychological tests.
5. Maintains adequate supplies of test forms and materials and arranges for ordering of these as required.
6. Ensures safety and well-being of patients being investigated and encourages optimal performance by providing appropriate physical and psychological supports.
7. Attends relevant hospital meetings as required/directed.
8. Demonstrates testing procedures to Hospital and Medical Staff, physicians, nurses and students as required/directed.
9. Performs other related work as assigned.

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Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with emphasis in psychology or social sciences or equivalent relevant education and training.
Training in psychological test administration is required.
Related experience in a hospital or other clinical setting required and must include clinical experience with the client population served by the program.
Experience in public or community health care an asset. Familiarity with and an appreciation of the physical and psychological aspects of chronic, acute and terminal patient care is desirable.

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