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University of Utah Health Neuropsychology Technician - Full-Time in Salt Lake City, Utah

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.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

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

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 41607

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Hours vary between 7:30AM - 5:30PM, Monday - Friday.

Location Name Imaging and Neurosciences Center

Patient Care? Yes

City Salt Lake City

State UT

Department UUH OPC 30N NEUROPSYCH TESTING

Category Ambulatory

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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