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CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, AVENAL STATE PRISON

Title:  SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (SUPERVISOR)
Salary: $9,252.00 - $9,616.00
Posted: 02/27/2013

Job Description:


** THIS POSITION HAS AN APPROVED FREEZE EXEMPTION**

YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION LIST ELIGIBILITY AS OF FEBRUARY 27, 2013, LATERAL OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY. IF NOT, CLICK ON THE DEPARTMENT LINK BELOW FOR BULLETIN AND EXAM INFORMATION. SUBJECT TO RE-EMPLOYMENT/SROA/DROA CLEARANCE.

Job Description:

Under general direction, in a State correctional facility or outpatient clinic in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, to (1) perform difficult and responsible assignments relating to psychological assessment and treatment and either (a) assist in the direction of the psychology program of a health facility, or (b) plan, organize, develop, and direct a psychology program similar in size and nature at a health facility; or (2) plan, organize, and coordinate a special patient treatment program which utilizes psychological techniques as its main nonmedical emphasis at a health facility, and coordinate the work of treatment staff of various clinical specialties and volunteers in the program. In addition, incumbents, as needed, serve as a department wide expert and psychology consultant in a specific psychology discipline; maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates; protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; and do other related work.

*Through June 30, 2013, full-time employees’ monthly pay will be reduced by 4.62% in exchange for eight (8) hours of leave.

Benefits Information may be obtained by going to the Department of Personnel Administration website at www.dpa.ca.gov and to the CalPers website for Health Benefits at www.calpers.ca.gov.

Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

Possession of an earned Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an educational institution.

Possession of a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology.

Individuals who are in the process of securing a Psychologist license by California Board of Psychology must secure a valid license within three years of appointment. AND Experience Either: 1. One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Psychologist Clinical, Correctional Facility, or Staff Psychologist (any specialty);

or

2. Two years of postdoctoral, post internship experience in the practice of psychology involving assessment and treatment and either training, research, consultation, or program planning in mental health services.

In order to apply and be considered for this position, ALL APPLICANTS should submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std 678), a copy of CA Psychologist License, Curriculum Vitae, 3 letters of Peer Reference along with a copy of your most recent performance report.

Mail to:
CCHCS Regional HR Admin – Central
Attn: Leticia Aguilar, Cert Unit
P O Box 5359
Fresno, CA 93755

Standard State Application Form (STD 678) available at www.jobs.ca.gov , under “My Profile.”

All Methods of appointment may be considered.

This advertisement will be used for this and other vacancies that may occur during this posting and future Limited Term/Full-time and/or Permanent/Full-time vacancies that may occur at Avenal State Prison – Avenal, CA. Limited Term appointments have the possibility of becoming permanent.

Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview.

This position has the possibility of becoming permanent.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) 026 - 220 - 9288 - 002
Location County
Avenal State Prison, Avenal, CA KINGS
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/13/2013 http://www.changingprisonhealthcare.org
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
CCHCS Cert Unit-Central
P. O. Box 5359
Fresno, CA 93755
Leticia Aguilar
(559) 243-8133
leticia.aguilar@cdcr.ca.gov

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