School Psychologist – Fostoria Ohio

Amergis

School Psychologist openingin Fostoria, Ohio, $65.00 per hour!

• Hours: 40

• Start Date: 04/28/2024

• $2600.00 weekly

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.

For more information,please contact Carl Colvin at cacolvin @amergis.com or (813) 330-9045.

If this is not your ideallocation, we do have other positions throughout the US.

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: 766416

– In-person for remainder of SY – 4 weeks (Last day for employees- 5/28/24)

– Grade Levels: PK-12th

– Caseload: 150 Cases (unless they find an additional psych – willsplit caseload if so)

– Licensure Required: Ohio School Psychologist Licensure

– ” Noguarantee for next year, but would have a great chance of staying as long asboth parties agree.”

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.