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Title:  Psychological Associate

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,251 - $65,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6150

Summary

The Psychology Section of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine is currently seeking a full-time Psychological Associate for our offices located at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston TX. Responsibilities involve administration and scoring of psychological, neuropsychological, and developmental tests. The position is focused on both clinical work and grant-supported research projects Involving children ranging in age from infancy through young adult. The patient populations span hematology/oncology (e.g., brain tumors. leukemia, sickle cell disease), organ and bone marrow transplant, endocrine disorders, genetic and metabolic diseases, autism spectrum disorders, and various other medical and neurodevelopmental conditions.

Job Duties

  • Score psychological, neuropsychological, and developmental tests from patient appointments.
  • Document as appropriate in Epic.
  • Coordinate testing inventory and common spaces, as well as ensuring proper COVID-19 procedures are being followed.
  • Participate in clinical activity and potential for some research activity involving children ranging in age from infancy through young adult. The patient populations span hematology/oncology (e.g., brain tumors. leukemia, sickle cell disease), organ and bone marrow transplant, endocrine disorders, genetic and metabolic diseases, autism spectrum disorders, and various other medical and neurodevelopmental conditions.
  • Work directly with Psychology trainees to both onboard and understand the testing process, as well as help engage in education activities and regular maintenance of training spaces.
  • Assist with the recruitment and onboarding process of other Psychological Associates.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling or related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Licensure as a Psychological Associate by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of directly related experience in assessment 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) assessment skills 
  • Knowledge of tests and measures including cognitive, academic, behavioral and emotional assessments 
  • Superior interpersonal skills that aid in establishing patient rapport so as to motivate children throughout the assessment
  • Superior attention and analytical skills to detail to pick up on behavioral cues
  • Excellent communication skills so as to communicate significant observations and assessment results to the supervising neuropsychologist
  • Excellent team collaboration skills

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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