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Salary: $6,879.00 - $9,064.00
Posted: 01/16/2015

Job Description:

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The Department of State Hospitals, Metropolitan State Hospital is currently accepting applications for permanent full-time PSYCHOLOGIST (HFCS) located at Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under direction of the department of Psychology, Metropolitan State Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, knowledgeable and dedicated Psychologist for the position of Staff Psychologist in our Lanterman Petris Short (LPS) program to join our service. The position/s require the ability to provide psychological and risk assessments, behavior planning and intervention, diagnosis and treatment planning in cooperation with an interdisciplinary treatment team, individual and group treatment, and consultation.

WHO MAY APPLY: To be considered for this Job Opportunity, applications must have permanent civil service status, be reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or have reinstatement eligibility. All interested applicants MUST submit a standard State Application Form (STD 678), with an original signature. Please clearly indicate the position number/working title and the basis of eligibility in line item 12 (Explanations) of the STD 678. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus applications, please attach a copy of your surplus letter to the State Application.

Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents and/or incomplete applications will be eliminated from the selection process. You MUST indicate the Working Title and Position Number you are applying for and how you qualify (list appointment, transfer, etc.) in the Explanations section on your application or your application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

If you are applying for more than one recruitment, a separate application is required for each recruitment for which you would like to be considered.

Employees applying for this position who wish to be considered on a transfer basis must meet the minimum qualifications for the classification per DPA Rule 250. You may be required to provide copies of your Training and Development Assignment or out-of-class experience (approved and documented in your department's personnel office), college transcripts or a copy of your college diploma if applicable.

PLEASE NOTE:Possession of minimum qualifications will be VERIFIED FOR ALL APPLICANTS prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant shall be notified and may be removed from the eligibility list. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be contacted for an interview.

If interested in the position, please mail a State application (STD 678) to DSH-Metropolitan State Hospital, Attn: Human Resources/Selection Services Unit, 11401 S. Bloomfield Ave, Norwalk, CA 90650. Applications must be received on or USPS postmarked by the final file date of January 28, 2015.

*Benefits information may be obtained by going to the California Department of Human Resources website at CalHR and to the California Public Employees' Retirement System website for Health Benefits at CalPERS*

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PSYCHOLOGIST (HCFS)-Lanterman Petris Short (LPS) 487 - 021 - 9873 - 966
Location County
NORWALK - Metropolitan State Hospital LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Selection Services Unit
11401 South Bloomfield Avenue
Norwalk, 90650
MSH-Human Resources

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