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Amergis School Psychologist (Maternity Coverage) in Camas, Washington

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes multi-factored evaluations (initial and re-evaluations) in compliance with state regulations within a designated time frame

  • Conducts pre-referral consultation/intervention.

  • Monitors student’s response to curriculum modifications

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

  • Performs Psycho-educational assessments

  • Consults individually, or in groups, with students and/or parents or other personnel on matters relating to the education and mental health of the students to ensure the development and provision of the most appropriate education program

  • 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 o 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

  • Attends PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluation reports, and scheduling/chairing prediagnostic 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

Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Experience in pediatric and adolescent population is preferred

  • Master’s degree in psychology preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

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

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • 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 is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


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.