Pismo Beach, United States
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    Full Time
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  • Job Location:
    Pismo Beach, United States
  • Minimum Education:
  • Minimum Experience:
    2,3,4 Years
  • Apply By:
    Dec 24, 2019
  • Job Posting Date:
    Dec 07, 2019
Job Description

Provide independent neuropsychological consultations on adults and children 

Perform neuropsychological assessment of adults and children under the direction of staff; conduct interviews (of research subjects and family informants) and administer and score tests 

Perform testing to include standard and customized tests of intelligence and other neuropsychological domains, including but not limited to learning/memory, personality, and mood in support of the NIH intramural research program 

Conduct analysis and interpretation of test results consistent with best practices in the field of neuropsychology 

Prepare and provide written reports and verbal feedback for the referring clinician and to patients or research subjects themselves; document reports on the patient’s electronic medical record; reports shall include documentation of all neuropsychological and psychological tests administered, individual performance on the tests as compared with normative data, interpretation of the data based on best practices in the neuropsychology field, and numerical test data. 

Conduct pre and post-operative neuropsychological assessment of patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures; assess the cognitive status of potential candidates for neurosurgical procedures such as deep brain stimulation or ablation 

Carry out standardized assessments for phenotype classification of participants in research studies 

Work with staff on the collation of research results for publication according to the established timeline 

Develop new protocol-specific tests related to protocol(s) under study in consultation with staff; customized testing may include computerized batteries designed to address specific patient abilities, such as reaction time testing, smell testing, or speech measures 

Utilize knowledge of a broad range of neuropsychological testing and current literature to advise staff on appropriate testing options for achieving protocol goals 

Update and maintain electronic records and computerized research databases containing participant information and test results 

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