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- Description of Work
- Senior PsychologistThis position is designated Mandatory and must report or stay over during adverse weather events.
Broughton Hospital is currently accepting applications for a Senior Psychologist. The Senior Psychologist provides a full array of psychological services including but not limited to individual and group psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and individualized treatment and behavioral planning to adult inpatients with severe and persistent mental illness. This position will also work with pre-trial forensic patients who are incapable to proceed/incompetent to stand trial. The ideal candidate will have broad-based knowledge of psychological theory, psychopathology, assessment, and treatment approaches and clinical experience treating a wide range of clinical presentations (e.g., patients with severe and persistent mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, intellectual/developmental disabilities, neurocognitive, and characterological disorders).
This position is assigned to Adult Services, and will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team. The opportunity to serve as faculty in the APA-accredited internship program is available. While flexibility in work hours is required, current regular work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Management will consider a trainee, if no fully qualified applicants apply.
About the Facility:
Broughton Hospital operates 297 beds and is one of the three regional psychiatric hospitals with statutory responsibility for operating as part of the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF). With the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, we provide help and support to North Carolinians, and their families, experiencing mental illness. Our hospital serves the western thirty-seven (37) counties of North Carolina, as part of the state's system of care and treatment for persons with mental illness.
Salary Grade GN17 ; Recruitment Range $65,373.00 - $117,589.00
Trainee Rate: $54,887.00
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
- Experience conducting psychological assessments such as cognitive and/or personality assessments.
- Experience providing a wide range of clinical treatment/interventions.
Management Prefers candidates with the following:
- Experience with program development and positive systems development.
- Experience providing clinical supervision to staff psychologists and trainees.
- Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90270) and two years of professional psychological experience, one of which must be postdoctoral. Refer to the law for specifics regarding experience requirements.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.
- Supplemental and Contact Information
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.
For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 828-608-4136.