YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION LIST ELIGIBILITY AS OF 3/13/13, LATERAL OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY.
YOUR STATE APPLICATION MUST INDICATE YOU ARE APPLYING FOR “PSYCHOLOGIST-CLINICAL POSITION NUMBER 188-220-9283-VRS”. PLEASE EXPLAIN YOUR ELIGIBILITY (I.E. LATERAL TRANSFER, ON A LIST, ETC.)
Job Description: Under the general direction of the Senior Psychologist (Supervisor), the Psychologist-Clinical (Psych-Clinic) is responsible for the psychological assessment, treatment, crisis intervention and discharge planning of inmate mental health patients; and program development, program evaluation, and clinical research. The Psych-Clinic may be assigned at various times to the Outpatient Housing Unit (OHU), Correctional Clinical Case Management System (CCCMS), and Administrative Segregation Unit (ASU). In addition, the Psych-Clinic is responsible for pre-admission screenings and psychological evaluation of inmates admitted to Mental Health Services, crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy; treatment and discharge planning; participating in interdisciplinary team evaluations; and consulting with the Psychiatrists, Nursing staff, and other institution staff. The Psych-Clinic may be assigned other clinical duties throughout the institution including participation in staff meetings, institutional committees, and consults with custody staff, as well as supervision and training to students, interns, unlicensed psychologists and other staff. The Psych-Clinic may also participate in program evaluation and research and may provide consultation on research design and analysis of data.
** Position is pending freeze exemption approval. ** Through June 30, 2013, full time employees’ monthly pay will be reduced by 4.62% in exchange for (8) hours of leave. Part time employees shall be subject to the pay reduction on a pro-rated basis consistent with their time base. The above salary does not reflect this reduction. **
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 .
In order to apply and be considered for this position, ALL APPLICANTS should submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std 678), along with a copy of your most recent performance report to the contact information address.
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. Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview. Once a significant candidate pool is received, an internal cutoff period will be established and interviews will be scheduled.
This position has the possibility of becoming permanent.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.