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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join one of the nation's most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine, in a dynamic role as the Neuropsychology Technician for our Neuropsychology Pediatric clinic. The clinic provides assessment and diagnostic services for infants, toddlers, school-age children, and adolescents with neurodevelopmental, learning, emotion regulation, and medical disorders and conditions. The service is also involved in collaborative clinical research, examining the neurocognitive and behavioral sequelae of such disorders as Epilepsy, Neurofibromatosis, Childhood Cancers and their treatment, and HIV/AIDS and its treatment.


In this role, the Neuropsychology Technician is responsible for the core activities of the Pediatric Neuropsychology Lab including test administration and scoring of neuropsychology evaluations and consultations; maintaining raw data and test files; and for maintaining the neuropsychology database; scheduling and coordinating patient appointments both in-person and virtual. This individual also manages and stocks the Pediatric Neuropsychology Lab and associated testing rooms.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Administer 50 different verbal, non-verbal, and written neuropsychological and psychological tests
  • Score tests using standard scoring methods
  • Quality Control: Review test files to ensure they are complete and correct
  • Maintain test files by ensuring raw data and scores are entered in the neuropsychology database
  • Assist with research activities by collecting data and testing data
  • Help gather special records, such as previous medical and psychological reports from other departments as required to complete patient records
  • Schedule assessments for patients by setting up consultation and lab appointments
  • Ensure the department has current copies of tests and adequate supplies. Collect and maintain referral logs and statistics
  • Assist with research activities by collecting data and testing data
  • Support and train externs and interns during neuropsychological evaluations. Coordinate patient appointments with referral sources and families. Assist in billing and the management of medical charts as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • A completed Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational body
  • Must be able to train and supervise interns and other trainees
  • Must be able to interact with patients, faculty, and staff with tact, courtesy, and a professional demeanor
  • Must have at least intermediate experience with computer data entry
  • Must have 1+ years of experience as a Neuropsychology Technician or equivalent to those job duties

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A completed Master's degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Have strong analytical skills as required to write reports and contribute to research projects
  • Have a high level of organizational ability
  • Experience with Virtual appointments
  • Experience with Epic, Excel, & SPSS


Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days – 8 hour shift
  • Unit/Department: Neuropsychology
  • CBA Code: Non-Union


In this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately 40 hours per week. We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work the first shift, from approximately 8:00am-4:30pm and will not be scheduled for on-call shifts. We anticipate you will be scheduled to work 100% at the Hyde Park campus. The days of the week that you are scheduled will be Monday-Friday. You will not be scheduled to work on weekends or evenings.


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