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.
Under general direction, in a State correctional facility or outpatient clinic in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, to carry out difficult assignments in clinical psychology which involve the assessment and treatment of adults, program development and evaluation, clinical research, professional training, and consultation; to maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates; to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; and to 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):
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 an 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.)
Applicants who are within six months of receiving their degree will be admitted into the examination, but will not be eligible for appointment until receipt of the degree and completion of the internship.
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 Curriculum Vitae and CA Medical License to:
CCHCS Regional HR Admin – Southern
Attn: Salina Sanchez, Cert Unit
P O Box 10869
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93389-0869
Standard State Application Form (STD 678) available at www.jobs.ca.gov , under “My Profile.”
Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview.
All Methods of appointment may be considered.
This advertisement will be used for this and other vacancies that may occur during this posting.
This advertisement may be used to fill other tenures and/or timebases.
This position is limited term with the possibility of becoming permanent.
***PLEASE REFERENCE THE POSITION NUMBER FOR THIS CLASSIFICATION ON YOUR STD. 678 UNDER 'EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING'***
FOR JOB RELATED QUESTIONS AND INSTITUTION INFORMATION, CONTACT ARLENE HERNANDEZ AT (760) 337-7900, EXTENSION 5252.
FOR APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, CALL (661) 664-6127.
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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