Neuropsychological Testing Technician - Part Time | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Military Veterans

at HERC - Metro New York & Southern Connecticut

New York, New York

Company Overview 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. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day. In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption. *Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK. Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine. Job Description 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. You Will: 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. You Are: 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. You Have: 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. It's important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best! #LI-POST Closing MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

New York, New York

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