University of Utah Health Care

  • Neuropsychology Technician - Full-Time

    Requisition Number
    35777
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    M-F
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UUH OPC 33A PHYS MED & REHAB
    Category
    Ambulatory
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    This position assists in the cognitive evaluation of patients by administering, scoring and reporting the results of standardized tests of mental ability, as well as recording behavioral observations of patients during testing.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides administration, scoring, and reports results of standardized mental ability tests and questionnaires.
    • Assists in abstracting relevant medical information from patients' charts and in obtaining medical history from patients and their families.
    • Records behavioral observations and works to ensure that patients give their best effort during testing.
    • Prepares and enters testing data into patient registry and maintains records.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
    • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
    • Participates in rotation of work area, weekends, weekday hours and assigned holidays. This position may work with a wide variety of patient populations dependent upon program/service assignment.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field, or equivalency.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing patient care to those with psychiatric conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Listening, Manual Dexterity, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

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