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PSYCHOLOGIST II CI (COURT-INVOLVED)

Recruitment #24-004703-0002

Introduction

GRADE

ASTD24

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Spring Grove Hospital Center, Catonsville MD

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position is to provide licensed forensic psychological and evaluative services to a forensically involved patient population that is predominantly hospitalized at a 24/7 in-patient facility, as well as, on a limited basis, on an outpatient basis to forensically involved individuals currently residing in detention or in the community. The Psychologist performs a variety of Forensic Psychological evaluations, including competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and risk/dangerousness evaluations. This Psychologist will also be required to routinely provide prepared evaluations. This psychologist will also be required to routinely provide prepared reports as to their findings, as well as testimony in various types of court proceedings (such as criminal and administrative law hearings) relating to their assigned forensic cases, or potentially other matters in which they are called upon to consult. These services are performed under general supervision. Subject to approval by their supervisor, this position may supervise psychology students (externs), who are not state employees, but are here for training purposes. This position also provides forensic psychological services on a inpatient and outpatient basis to adults with court involvement and associated with Spring Grove Hospital Center.

Per the Amended Directive and Order Regarding Vaccination (MDH # 2023.04.18.03) issued by the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health, effective April 18, 2023, staff in all hospitals and residential facilities operated by the Maryland Department of Health or any local health department are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Staff includes, but is not limited to, regular and contractual employees, contractual staff, volunteers, and other state employees performing any duties at the facility. An individual may request an accommodation by providing appropriate and sufficient documentation for bona fide medical or religious reasons.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists under the licensing requirements for Psychologists.

Experience: Two years of experience rendering psychological services or engaged in psychological research after receipt of the Psychologist license.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should possess experience in the following:
  • supervising psychology extern students who are not state employees
  • using critical thinking and analysis using a wide database of information sources including legal, medical and clinical information
  • independently performing a variety of forensic evaluations including competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and risk evaluation

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for this classification must be licensed as a Psychologist by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists prior to permanent appointment to a position.  Applicants who do not have a Maryland license may apply before receipt of the required license but the application will be designated in pending status by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Testing Unit. When the license has been obtained, submit a copy of the license to MDH to remove the pending status from the application.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employee will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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