Mediscan

School Psychologist Job Opening

US-AZ-Tucson
Specialty
School Psychologist

Overview

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Experience the difference with the Mediscan Team!

 

Exceptional and rewarding careers start here! Mediscan Therapy is currently seeking a School Psychologist for the 2016-2017 school year. The School Psychologist will work full time with the K-6th grade population in Tucson, AZ. 

 

Benefits:

  •   Excellent Compensation
  •   Medical Benefits
  •   Clinical Leadership
  •   Relocation & License Assistance
  •   Professional Growth & Development
  •   Supportive and Friendly Team

 

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree
  • Applicable State Licensure

 

We specialize in placing clinicians in pediatric settings and we offer a variety of work options from per-diem or part-time to long term and travel positions, giving our employees more opportunities and flexibility.

 

Please Contact me for Immediate Consideration!

 

Regards,

 

Natalie Burke

National Account Manager

C: 813-422-3276

Email: NatalieB@mediscan.net

 

“Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.”

 

-Rita Pierson

 

Responsibilities

 

Example of Duties:

- Provides consultation to students, teachers, and other school personnel and parents regarding social, emotional behavioral and/or academic behavior.

- Performs and reports on psychological evaluations including comprehensive intellectual assessments of exceptional students.

- Administers individual assessments to students.

- Interprets the results of individual, class, school, and district assessments.

- Collaborates with site special education teams and multi-disciplinary teams in student assessment and placement and when making other special education related decisions.

- Serves as a resource to committees, school administrators and school personnel when dealing with issues and events that would benefit from the skill set of a school psychologist.

- Provides regular consultations to teachers and site administrators regarding student behavior.

- Serves as a liaison between students, parents, school staff, and community agencies involving issues and events that would benefit from the specific skill set of a school psychologist.

- Provides interpretations of evaluations received from outside agencies.

- Assures that students are placed in the least restrictive environment.

- Consults with students individually and in group settings on school related problems.

- Conducts site-based educational research, as needed.

- Consults with educators and other professionals regarding cognitive, affective, social and behavioral performance.

- Assesses the development needs and develops educational environments that meet those diverse needs.

- Intervenes to improve organizations and develop effective partnerships between parents and educators and other caretakers.

- Demonstrates an understanding of classroom and school environments.

- Maintains accurate and confidential records of students.

- Prepares detailed reports and other recordkeeping functions as required.

- Participates in trainings, conferences, meetings, workshops and other professional development activities, as required or assigned.

- Represents staff and District at meetings.

- May perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

- Masters degree in psychology and Arizona certification as a School Psychologist (PSS), Ed.S., Educational Specialist, or Doctoral Degree preferred.

- National Certification as a School Psychologist or NCSP preferred.

- Valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card.

- Experience supervising others.

- Prefer familiarity with school District operations; work experience in a school setting is highly desirable.

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