Research Psychometrist

Clearance Level
None
Category
Psychology
Location
Fort Liberty, North Carolina
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Neuropsychological Testing

Psychological Evaluations

Researching

REQ#: RQ170328
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT is hiring a Research Psychometrist to support the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) located at Ft. Liberty in Fayetteville, NC.

MISSION:

TBICoE unifies a system of TBI health care, reliably advancing the science for the warfighter and ready to meet future brain health challenges.

Learn More here- Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence | Health.mil

HOW YOU WILL MAE AN IMPACT:

The Research Psychometrist will support the current Traumatic Brain Injury Research Staff with their clinical investigations. S/he will administer and score objective psychological and neuropsychological tests incorporating pertinent behavioral observations.

  • Administers and scores neuropsychological and psychological tests for screening, clinical and/or medical- board related evaluations on patients with traumatic brain injury.
  • Documents behavioral observations and testing notes for incorporation into neuropsychological reports.
  • Employs alternate or modified assessment instruments and/or strategies as necessary.
  • Prepares for testing by reviewing pertinent patient medical records and consulting with clinical staff in advance of patient testing.
  • Actively participates in clinical assessments with staff neuropsychologist(s).
  • Assists with interpreting test results and writing reports of patient assessments.
  • Reports results that warrant prompt action to the research physicians.
  • Schedules patients for testing and other appointments, escorting subjects as necessary.
  • Create and maintain paper and/or electronic systems that may be necessary in order to accomplish these tasks (e.g. spreadsheets with contact information) as needed.
  • Maintains a close liaison with neuropsychology staff.
  • Maintain research project records in compliance with study and IRB requirements, as needed.
  • Assists in research activities, following all regulatory requirements as appropriate.
  • Works collaboratively with clinical and research staff on issues and patient concerns and demonstrates appropriate judgment in responding to emergent patient situations.
  • Maintains testing supplies/files and equipment in an organized manner.
  • Maintains neuropsychological testing database to track all patients tested on a weekly basis. Serves as the primary point of contact to respond to requests for neuropsychological data from the VA and MTFs. Participates in feedback for patients and participates/facilitates psycho-education support group(s) as requested.
  • Maintain and update assessment testing skills as appropriate e.g. current version of measures, new measures.


WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED (required)

  • Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant research experience.
  • Training in standard psychological/neuropsychological test administration.
  • 1+ years of clinical experience in psychological and cognitive test administration required with meticulous attention to detail for accurate instrument completion, scoring, and data entry.
  • Excellent communication skills to impart complex test results to other professionals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels.
  • Knowledge of basic counseling skills is preferred for eliciting cooperation from difficult subjects and ability to adapt to change in evaluating subjects of different disability during complex testing modalities.
  • The incumbent must be able to work comfortably with computer software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a favorable T3 security investigation. 


WHAT WOULD BE EVEN BETTER (preferred):

  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary for performing research tasks is preferred
  • Prior experience assessing traumatic brain injury and/or acquired brain injury strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with the military population highly desirable.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU: 

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams 

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.