The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Neuropsychology Testing Technician to join our team. As the preeminent group in the psychiatric, psychological and behavioral sciences domains of oncology, we provide coordinated, comprehensive outpatient psychiatric and psychological services to cancer patients and their families. Join us today and make a difference every day!
In 2017, Dr. Stephen Sands joined our department to develop a new Pediatric Neuropsychology Assessment Program. The program has grown to treat hundreds of patients and survivors each year. In this role, you will work closely with Dr. Sands and the Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellow, as well as our integrated team of Psychologists and Psychiatrists, in managing assessments for our pediatric population and their families.
You will also have the opportunity to engage in local and national clinical research studies focused on documenting effects from medical treatment as well as intervention studies aimed to improve survivorship. Additionally, there are many interesting and valuable opportunities to attend educational programs and lectures at MSKCC and Weil-Cornell that focus on the medical and neuropsychological impacts of cancer and blood disorders.
Administer neuropsychological, educational, social-emotional, and behavioral tests to pediatric, adolescent, and young adult oncology patients and survivors.
Provide modifications in testing protocols to accommodate the needs of individual limitations and special populations.
Conduct the scoring of administered tests and complete behavior rating scales from patients, parents, and teachers.
Participate in the education of participants and parents with information regarding potential late effects from their medical treatment, as well as in making specific recommendations for interventions, accommodations, and services that may be beneficial in educational and vocational settings.
Develop in-depth training knowledge in clinical psychology, neuropsychological theory, neuroanatomy, cognitive neuroscience, clinical neurology, neuropsychiatry, neuroimaging, and therapeutic interventions.
Assist in the collection, recording, and scoring of various test data for clinical and/or research purposes.
Assist in clinical research using specific protocol directions under the direct supervision of the attending neuropsychologist.
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and communicate based on that understanding.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
A Master's degree in Psychology with 2+ years of professional experience in assessing infants, children, adolescents, and young adults
Experience working with pediatric populations of various ages
This position will work primarily on-site at our counseling center (641 Lexington Avenue) and pediatric outpatient services location (1275 York Avenue), but can also work remotely on occasion.
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best!
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.