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School Psychologist


Maxim Healthcare Services is currently seeking a Psychologist, with pediatric or adolescent specialties, to work a contract assignment in the Antelope Valley area. The School Psychologist is responsible for providing on-site psychological services to those applicable under the jurisdiction of the state and client.



Responsibilities:



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

  • Provides psycho-educational evaluations for patients identified as, or thought to be, handicapped

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • Reviews research in current best practice and presents recommendations to client for review and potential implementation as requested, including staff training?

  • Adheres to Security, Key and tool control procedures?

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary?


Requirements:



  • Experience in adolescent and /or juvenile offender population is preferred, but not required?

  • Must maintain current State licensures and/or certifications with no restrictions or limitations?

  • Must be able to provide proof of such license and/or certification?

  • Observe all laws, regulations and policies of the State Board and Client in providing psychologist services?

  • Current BLS required?

  • Current TB test or Chest X-Ray?

  • Successful completion of Maxim background screening and hiring process??

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills required; proficiency in the English language may be required?

  • Computer proficiency required??




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

 

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