School Psychologist for Middle or Elementary School

Employer
Maxim Healthcare Services
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Oct 16, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Ref
415678687
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Description: Maxim Healthcare Services is seeking a SchoolPsychologist. The School Psychologist isresponsible for providing on-site psychological services to those applicable underthe jurisdiction of the state and client. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Completes multi-factored evaluations (initial and re-evaluations) incompliance with stateregulations with in a designated time frameConducts pre-referral consultation/intervention, including but notlimited to:Being a standing member of the pre-referral team within the assignedschool(s)Observing the student(s)Serving an assessment specialist who may do any or all of thefollowing:Screen at-risk children for interventionMonitor progress during interventionAssess instructional strategiesConsults with teachers to add instructional strategies/interventionsMonitors response to curriculum modificationServes as an instructional intervention specialist who plansintervention and individual educationPyscho-educational assessments shall include:Norm referenced test that measure intelligence, visual motor skills andfine motor skillsInterviews with the patient and/or individuals familiar with thepatientObservations of the patientConsults individually, or in groups, with patients and/or parents orother personnel on matters relating to the education and mental health of the patients to ensurethe development and provision of the most appropriate education programMaintains a monthly Pyscho-Educational Evaluation log for each month ofserviceReviews research in current best practice and presents recommendationsto client for review and potential implementation as requested, including staff training programson the basis of all necessary curriculum components and implements orsupervises the implementation of interventionParticipates in on-going training/in-servicing related job dutiesConsults with teachers and other team members on an ongoing basisServes as a technical assistant for the support of implementation ofRTI 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 andsequence ofneeded evaluationsInterviewing the studentObserving classroom behaviorsConsulting the student's parents and teacher(s)Reviewing the student's academic history and current educationalfunctioningConducts psycho-educational evaluations of the child's learning processand level of educational achievementAdministers specialized evaluations specific to the nature of thechild's problemsConducts Functional Behavior Analysis for student, if requiredHelps create Behavior Intervention Plan for student, if required(consultation with team members required)Attends pre-referral and screening team meetings in buildings assignedEnters information regarding the psycho educational evaluation on CRTat least 24 hours prior to the extended IEP team meeting (as applicable per client/staterequirement)Participates in the extended IEP team meetings and other suchprocedures as necessary, including manifestation determination review meetingsAs part of the team, determines the nature of a child's problemsthrough a full case study evaluation. When necessary, the Psychologist participates in:Parent conferencesClassroom observationsConsultations with local agenciesExtended IEP team meetingsCase follow-upsConsultations with teachers, the other diagnosticians assigned to thecase, supervisors,and social workersAttends PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluation reports, andscheduling/chairing pre-diagnostic meetings (PDM's)Participates in other duties based on the needs of students andprograms. These may include teacher in-service, counseling, screening of students (preschool, etc),parent groups, supervision of interns, research of ongoing programs, and development of newprogramsMaintains client information in a secure and confidential mannerconsistent with client and local procedures, as well as guidelines set forth by the State and StateBoard of PsychologyPerforms other duties as assigned/necessary Minimum Requirements: Must maintain current State license and/or certifications in stateof assignmentExperience in adolescent population is preferred but not requiredObserve all laws, regulations and policies of the State Board andClient in providing psychologist servicesMaster's degree in psychology preferredAbility to effectively elicit/provide information to and fromappropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strongcommunication skills; proficiency in the English language may be requiredComputer proficiency requiredMust be at least 18 years of age Position Details: Location: Alexandria, VA7:30 AM - 4:30 PMOvertime availableLength: 1 school year Competitive pay Recruiter's Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, 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. Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry. Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer PandoLogic. Keywords: School Psychologist, Location: Alexandria, VA - 22303

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