Behavioral Health Clinician II

Recruitment #200128-X31B-I03

Introduction

Position is located at the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center in Manitou, OK.

THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO CURRENT OR PREVIOUS PERMANENT CLASSIFIED STATE OF OKLAHOMA EMPLOYEES AND REINSTATEMENTS ONLY.

Position may be underfilled as X31A
Psychological Clinician X31B – $45,787.28
Psychological Clinician X31A - $41,080.66

Drug and Alcohol Pre-Employment and Pre-placement Testing:  Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result. 

The position is responsible for performing professional work in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, assigning diagnoses, providing counseling and conducting psychological services.

Conducts individual, group and family counseling sessions.  Documents treatment progress.  Responsible for conveying treatment concerns and psychological data in an explanatory manner to staff and other professionals in a timely manner.

Develops therapeutic treatment plans and interventions.  Administers and scores various intelligence, personality and social functioning psychological testing.

Position may be responsible for performing substance abuse evaluations in order to identify treatment needs and providing documentation for client records.  Design and coordinate development & implementation of treatment with institutional treatment team.  Facilitate individual/group therapy.  Have knowledge of current methods & techniques used in effective prevention & treatment programs; community organization & resources development; modern principles of training & education.

Special Requirements:
Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.

A probation/trial period may be required.

Position requires shift work (rotating weekends).

Must be willing to perform all job related travel.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing professional work in the administration and interpretation of standardized cognitive, affective and behavioral tests and providing clinical services in a state agency, institution, mental health facility or clinic.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Behavioral Health Clinician job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II: 
This is the career level where incumbents are newly licensed or license eligible and perform advanced level professional work administering and interpreting cognitive, affective and behavioral tests, assigning diagnoses, providing treatment related services.  There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this level, but training and assistance may be provided to less experienced professional or technical staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in psychology, counseling,  human relations, clinical/direct practice social work, or a closely related field which must have included one semester of at least three hundred hours of applied clinical practicum in psychology or counseling plus one year post-master’s experience providing professional counseling services and applicant must be license eligible and working towards licensure.

NOTE: License must be obtained within 18 months of employment.

NOTES

Applicant must upload a copy of their transcript to their application submissionNo additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.