$142.46-$142.46 Hourly / $9,972.21-$9,972.21 BiWeekly /
In a state facility, this class is accountable for performing the full range of psychotherapy or other professional psychological services including diagnostic testing, behavior modification, program development and evaluation, community outreach, education and training, rehabilitation and/or research.
Works under the general supervision of the Director of Psychological Services, Supervising Psychologist 1 or 2 or other employee of higher grade.
May lead psychology staff, postdoctoral fellows, interns and students; may functionally supervise direct care staff.
CLINICAL: Participates in and coordinates clinical psychological services for a complex unit or group of units or comparable units staffed by psychiatric, nursing or other individual care personnel; provides consultation on difficult cases representing complex intellectual, emotional and/or social problems; engages in diagnostic and psychotherapeutic services; attends staff meetings; coordinates psychological treatment modalities with other disciplines and services; develops and implements new service programs; conducts research and reports findings in a manner suitable for professional publication; consults with community agencies and organizations; conducts training sessions for interns and staff and may participate in training of psychiatric residents; may address lay and professional groups; performs related duties as required.
CONSULTING: Participates in and coordinates consulting psychology services involving behavior modification, program development and evaluation, community outreach, education and training, rehabilitation and/or research; provides consultation on difficult assignments and develops behavioral adjustment and vocational rehabilitation programs; participates in multidisciplinary service programs and treatment teams; designs experimental programs and constructs complex research models; analyzes experimental data and indices of program effectiveness; writes reports in a manner suitable for professional publication; consults with community agencies and organizations; develops and implements new programs involving expanded services and/or application of new techniques; conducts training sessions for interns and staff; may address professional and lay groups; performs related duties as required.
CLINICAL: Considerable knowledge of abnormal and clinical psychology; considerable knowledge and skill in selection, administration, scoring and evaluation of intelligence, achievement, personality and diagnostic tests; considerable knowledge of psychological research methodology including experimental design, data analysis and application of findings; knowledge of other psychological disciplines; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to make clinical diagnosis and prognosis and develop treatment plans; considerable ability to conduct psychotherapy; considerable ability to write case histories, discharge summaries and professional reports; ability to coordinate clinical services with comprehensive and multidisciplinary treatment plans.
CONSULTING: Considerable knowledge of psychological disciplines including social, personality, adolescent and child psychology, research design, psychometrics and statistics, behavioral analysis and adjustment, vocational rehabilitation, community outreach and consultation and group dynamics; knowledge of intellectual disabilities; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to relate psychological theory to treatment, research and service programs; considerable ability to select, administer and evaluate tests of individual ability including interest, attitude, aptitude, achievement and intelligence tests; considerable ability to design experiments, conduct research studies and evaluate empirical data; considerable ability to write professional reports; ability to coordinate psychological services with multidisciplinary treatment programs.
CLINICAL: A doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology and one (1) year of post-doctoral experience as a psychologist working under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
CONSULTING: A doctorate degree in psychology and one (1) year of postdoctoral experience as a psychologist working under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain individuals or inmates; may have some exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and to risk of injury from assaultive/abusive individuals or inmates; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions.
In accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreement’s compensation guidelines.