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CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, SUBSTANCE ABUSE & TREATMENT FACILITY

Title:  SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (SPECIALIST)
Salary: $4,271.00 - $4,996.50
Posted: 08/22/2014

Job Description:


YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION LIST ELIGIBILITY, 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.

PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO RE-EMPLOYMENT/SROA/DROA/SURPLUS CANDIDATES.

Job Description:

Under general direction, in a State correctional facility or outpatient clinic in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, to perform difficult and responsible assignments relating to psychological assessment and treatment and serve as a departmentwide expert and psychology consultant in a specific psychology discipline, to maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates, to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property, and do other related work.

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):
Minimum Qualifications

License: Possession of a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology and possession of an earned Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an educational institution meeting the criteria of Section 2914 of the Medical Board of California's Business and Professions Code.

Individuals who do not qualify for licensure by the California Board of Psychology or who are in the process of securing this license will be admitted into the examination and may be appointed, but must secure a valid license within three years of appointment or the employment shall be terminated. For persons employed less than full time, an extension of a waiver of licensure may be granted for additional years proportional to the extent of part-time employment, as long as the person is employed without interruption in service, but in no case shall the waiver exceed five years.

(Unlicensed individuals who are recruited from outside the State of California and who qualify for licensure may take the examination and may be appointed for a maximum of two years at which time licensure shall have been obtained or the employment shall be terminated. Additionally, they must take the licensure examination at the earliest possible date after the date of employment.) 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, postinternship 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), along with a copy of your most recent performance report.

Mail to:
CCHCS Regional HR Admin – Central
Attn: Rodrick Cherry, 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 Permanent/Full-time and/or Limited Term/Full-time vacancies that may occur at California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility, Corcoran.

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



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Psychologist, CF (Specialist) 587 - 220 - 9287 - 008
Location County
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility, Corcoran KINGS
Timebase Tenure
Part Time   20 Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
09/02/2014 http://changingprisonhealthcare.org
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
CCHCS/CDCR Certification Unit
PO BOX 5359
Fresno, CA 93755
Rodrick Cherry
559-221-3213
rodrick.cherry@cdcr.ca.gov


Special Requirements:
License

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