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Psychologist

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $48051 to $86431/year
$48051 - $86431
Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2420513
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

THIS IS A REPOST.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MUST REAPPLY
This position is located at Alexander Correctional Institute in Taylorsville, NC.   This class provides a full range of psychological and educational diagnostic and intervention services for children or adults. Employee provides counseling, psychotherapy, consultation, and/or behavior management to individuals/groups in order to treat or address psychological adjustment and/or behavioral issues. Employee administers, interprets, evaluates, and assesses individuals' tests of mental abilities, aptitudes, and/or personality characteristics and motivations. Employee observes individuals and groups in an effort to assess, evaluate, and predict behaviors. Employee diagnoses, treats, and manages mental and/or psychological disorders or disabilities, substance abuse, and disorders of habit or conduct. Diagnostic responsibilities may include evaluation for development, intelligence, learning, behavior, and personality disorders. Employee consults with psychologists, physicians, and other professionals regarding available treatment options. Employee may coordinate or supervise small programs or sub-units, or lead paraprofessionals such as behavioral programming specialists. Employee may provide information to health care professionals and to court officials in order to assist in legal decision-making.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with this position.  These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position.  Therefore, you must demonstrate through documented experience or provide supporting information within the body of your application to demonstrate your possession of ALL KSAs listed.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of psychological principles, theories and procedures.
  • Documented knowledge in the use and interpretation of techniques used in developmental psychological and/or educational assessment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in conducting and applying appropriate therapy (counseling, psychotherapy, or behavioral) to treat mental and/or emotional/or intellectual disabilities, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting diagnostic findings and preparing comprehensive reports.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90-270).

Supplemental and Contact Information

The NC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
 
Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/
 
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
 
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
 
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
 
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
 
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
 
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/831a884b-7b81-42bf-aa64-6d725bbbd49e/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards.aspx for specific certification requirements.
 
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to http://www.ncdps.gov/document/prea-hiring-and-promotion-prohibitions for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
 
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Teresa Kelly
HR Technician II
Teresa.Kelly@ncdps.gov