School Psychologist - Salem, Oregon

Salem, Oregon

Category: Schools

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Job ID: 782532

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 40 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2499 / Week

Posted Date: 5/15/2024

Salem, Oregon

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 40 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2499 / Week

Job ID: 782532

Posted Date: 5/15/2024

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The School Psychologist worksto support students through a variety of mental health and developmental issuesand aid in qualifying students for additional support services.  The School Psychologist is responsible forproviding on-site psychological services to students under the jurisdiction ofthe state and district.

     Hours: 40

     Start Date: 07/08/2024

To apply to this opportunity, please contact Carl Colvin at (813)330-9045 or email your resume to cacolvin@amergis.com 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes multi-factored evaluations (initial and re-evaluations) in compliance with state
  • regulations with in a designated time frame
  • Conducts pre-referral consultation/intervention, including but not limited to:
    • Being a standing member of the pre-referral team within the assigned school(s)
    • Observing the student(s)
    • Serving an assessment specialist who may do any or all of the following:
      • Screen at-risk children for intervention
      • Monitor progress during intervention
      • Assess instructional strategies
    • Consults with teachers to add instructional strategies/interventions
    • Monitors response to curriculum modification
  • Serves as an instructional intervention specialist who plans intervention and individual education
  • Pyscho-educational assessments shall include:
    • Norm referenced test that measure intelligence, visual motor skills and fine motor skills
    • Interviews with the patient and/or individuals familiar with the patient
    • Observations of the patient
  • Consults individually, or in groups, with patients and/or parents or other personnel on matters relating to the education and mental health of the patients to ensure the development and provision of the most appropriate education program
  • Maintains a monthly Pyscho-Educational Evaluation log for each month of service
  • Reviews research in current best practice and presents recommendations to client for review and potential implementation as requested, including staff training programs on the basis of all necessary curriculum components and implements or supervises the implementation of intervention
  • Participates in on-going training/in-servicing related job duties
  • Consults with teachers and other team members on an ongoing basis
  • Serves as a technical assistant for the support of implementation of RTI in the assigned schools (if applicable)
  • Conducts an evaluation of each student assigned which shall include, but not limited to:
    • Conducting pre-diagnostic meetings in order to determine scope and sequence of
    • needed evaluations
    • Interviewing the student
    • Observing classroom behaviors
    • Consulting the student’s parents and teacher(s)
  • Reviewing the student’s academic history and current educational functioning
  • Conducts psycho-educational evaluations of the child’s learning process and level of educational achievement
  • Administers specialized evaluations specific to the nature of the child’s problems
  • Conducts Functional Behavior Analysis for student, if required
  • Helps create Behavior Intervention Plan for student, if required (consultation with team members required)
  • Attends pre-referral and screening team meetings in buildings assigned
  • Enters information regarding the psycho educational evaluation on CRT at least 24 hours prior to the extended IEP team meeting (as applicable per client/state requirement)
  • Participates in the extended IEP team meetings and other such procedures as necessary, including manifestation determination review meetings
  • As part of the team, determines the nature of a child’s problems through a full case study evaluation. When necessary, the Psychologist participates in:
    • Parent conferences
    • Classroom observations
    • Consultations with local agencies
    • Extended IEP team meetings
    • Case follow-ups
    • Consultations with teachers, the other diagnosticians assigned to the case, supervisors,
    • and social workers
  • Attends PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluation reports, and scheduling/chairing pre-diagnostic meetings (PDM’s)
  • Participates in other duties based on the needs of students and programs. These may include teacher in-service, counseling, screening of students (preschool, etc), parent groups, supervision of interns, research of ongoing programs, and development of new programs
  • Maintains client information in a secure and confidential manner consistent with client and local procedures, as well as guidelines set forth by the State and State Board of Psychology
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must maintain current State license and/or certifications in state of assignment
  • Experience in adolescent population is preferred but not required
  • Observe all laws, regulations and policies of the State Board and Client in providing psychologist services
  • Master’s degree in psychology preferred
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
  • Computer proficiency required 

General Comments:  782457 

2 Full time School Psychologist 

Age group 0-5 

July 8, 2024-June 13, 2025

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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