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Amergis School Psychologist - Assessment Only - Brentwood in Brentwood, California

School Psychologist in Brentwood - Assessments Only

  • 37.5 hour workweek

  • Covering for Maternity Leave

  • TK-5

  • One Location - no floating

  • No Counseling

  • Monday - Friday - School Hours

  • Start date – 07/30/2024 - 12/20/2024

  • SPED and Teaching Certification Required

    For further information and/or to apply to thisopportunity, please contact Katie Kammerer at (813) 498-6703 oremail your resume at kakammer@Amergis.com

    Benefits and Pay:

  • W2 Contract

  • Competitive Pay & Weekly Paychecks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

The School Psychologist works to support students through avariety of mental health and developmental issues and aid in qualifyingstudents for additional support services. The School Psychologist is responsible for providing on-sitepsychological services to students under the jurisdiction of the state anddistrict.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes multi-factored evaluations (initial andre-evaluations) in compliance with state regulations within a designated timeframe

  • Conducts pre-referral consultation/intervention.

  • Monitors student’s response to curriculum modifications

  • Serves as an instructional intervention specialist who plansintervention and individual education

  • Performs Psycho-educational assessments

  • Consults individually, or in groups, with students and/orparents or other personnel on matters relating to the education and mentalhealth of the students to ensure the development and provision of the mostappropriate education program

  • Participates in on-going training/in-servicing related jobduties.

  • Consults with teachers and other team members on an ongoingbasis

  • Serves as a technical assistant for the support ofimplementation of RTI in the assigned schools (if applicable)

  • Conducts an evaluation of each student assigned which shallinclude, but not limited to:

  • Conducting pre-diagnostic meetings in order to determinescope and sequence of needed evaluations

  • Interviewing the student o Observing classroombehaviors

  • Consulting the student’s parents and teacher(s)

  • Reviewing the student’s academic history and currenteducational functioning

  • Conducts psycho-educational evaluations of the child’slearning process and level of educational achievement

  • Administers specialized evaluations specific to the natureof the child’s problems

  • Conducts Functional Behavior Analysis for student, if required

  • Helps create Behavior Intervention Plan for student, ifrequired (consultation with team members required)

  • Attends pre-referral and screening team meetings inbuildings assigned

  • Enters information regarding the psycho-educational evaluationon CRT at least 24 hours prior to the extended IEP team meeting (as applicableper client/state requirement)

  • Participates in the extended IEP team meetings and othersuch procedures as necessary, including manifestation determination review meetings

  • As part of the team, determines the nature of a child’sproblems through a full case study evaluation

  • Attends PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluationreports, and scheduling/chairing prediagnostic meetings (PDM’s)

  • Participates in other duties based on the needs of studentsand programs. These may include teacher in-service, counseling, screening ofstudents (preschool, etc.), parent groups, supervision of interns, research ofongoing programs, and development of new programs

  • Maintains client information in a secure and confidentialmanner consistent with client and local procedures, as well as guidelines setforth by the State and State Board of Psychology

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must maintain current State licensures and/or certificationsin state of assignment

  • Experience in pediatric and adolescent population ispreferred

  • Master’s degree in psychology preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    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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