School Psychologist- 2795 Tucson Campus
Job | Posted 4 days ago
The school psychologist develops and implements comprehensive psychological services for students, which includes direct psychometric and psychoeducational evaluations of Deaf, Deaf-Blind, Blind and/or multiply disabled students. Additional responsibilities include: assisting in the development of educational/behavioral management programs for students through the use of diagnostic and educational/behavioral assessment skills; participating in MET (Multidisciplinary Education Team) and IEP (Individualized Education Plan) conferences and effectively communicating with other team members and parents; conducting psychoeducational evaluations of assigned, new, and continuing students; serving and monitoring classification of MD/MDSSI students; providing timely written reports which include recommendations for program planning; assisting teachers in developing and monitoring behavioral management plans through the use of diagnostic and behavioral assessment skills; providing counseling to referred student; monitoring students who take medication for behavioral therapy; assuming responsibility for professional growth and development through maintenance of professional memberships and workshops; participation in and/or generating research of relevance to school population; obtaining information about a variety of services offered to Deaf/Hard of Hearing school aged children outside the school and assist in obtaining such services when needed. Must utilize appropriate personal protective equipment as required. Participates in MIPS (Medicaid in Public Schools) as directed.
Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional that occur from time to time.
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Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance. Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage. Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program. Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment. Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.
|For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind
PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754
At the following locations
Tucson Campus Schools
1200 W Speedway Blvd , Tucson, AZ 85745