A psychometrist's basic function and responsibility is to administer standard and complex neuropsychological and general psychological tests used in the diagnosis of neurological and psychological disorders.
General duties include performing a variety of neuropsychological and general psychological test procedures and assisting patients in overcoming concerns, anxieties, aggressions, and resistance. Psychometrists record test results ensuring adherence to testing and data collection protocols, including behavioral observations. They may score test results, organize, and present data in summary form and review the scoring, data, and summary reports for completeness and accuracy. Maintaining test materials and laboratory equipment in proper working order is also a component of a psychometrist's duties. Additionally, they may assist in scheduling patients for testing, confirming appointments, and assist in maintaining patient files.
Qualifications for a psychometrist may include a Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field or the equivalent in education and experience.