JOB DESCRIPTION: ** For use by Emory Temporary Services only ** Coordinates and conducts clinical or research activities related to the psychological evaluation and treatment of patients or research participants. Provides psychological, physiological and/or behavioral assessments of patients. Administers a variety of neuropsychological tests which require advanced formal education to assess areas such as cognitive functioning, academic skills, personality and emotional development, and behavior. Develops ideas to facilitate research studies and proposes ideas for new research studies. Recruits, screens, and conducts clinical evaluations of potential participants. Assists in determining their eligibility to participate in clinical trials. Collects, compiles and analyzes data related to various psychological or behavioral studies. Extracts statistical data and prepares reports. Conducts interviews and schedules regular visits with study participants and their caregivers. Writes psychological reports and interprets results. Provides consultation and advice concerning post-study therapy, interventions, and behavior management. Educates patients concerning research procedures, investigational devices, and drugs. Maintains accurate and complete documentation on the delivery of mental health care services for study participants. Makes referrals to mental health professionals or services. May dispense medication in compliance with research protocols. Maintains required documentation. Attends and participates in regular administrative and clinical staff meetings. Conducts education or informational presentations for targeted audiences. May present study findings at conferences. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree in education, psychology, social work or a related field. An Education Specialist degree in School Psychology or a relevant PhD. One year of directly related experience.