WHO SHOULD APPLY: Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in the above classification, lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class (include NOPA form), and persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All interested candidates must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature). Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.
MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Psychologist, (Health Facility)(Supervisor) either: (1) Performs difficult and responsible assignments relating to psychological assessment and treatment, and either (a) assists in the direction of the psychology program of a health facility, or (b) plans, organizes, develops and directs a psychology program similar in size and nature at a health facility. Or, (2) plans, organizes and coordinates a special patient treatment program which utilizes psychological techniques as its main non-medical emphasis, and coordinate the work of treatment staff of various clinical specialties. In addition, serve as department-wide expert and psychology consultant in a specific psychology discipline; and do other related work.
The Senior Psychologist, (Health Facility)(Supervisor) is under the general direction of the Chief Psychologist, CF and is responsible for directing a clinical service program. Subject to the rules and regulations of the Department of Mental Health and other State and Federal agencies, is responsible for clinical definition, direction and evaluation of the clinical specialty; assures conformance with discipline standards of practice; provides for functional supervision and training of discipline personnel; develops quality assurance evaluation and monitoring systems for the clinical specialty; provides input to the annual performance appraisal of members of the clinical specialty; and participates in hospitalwide policy formulation and planning.
Senior Psychologist (Supervisor)
437 - 601 - 9831 - 963
Department of State Hospitals - Coalinga
Final Filing Date:
Selection Services Unit PO Box 5002 Coalinga 93210
Renee Grimaldo 559-935-4305
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