PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE, DOCTORATE
|Department||DJS Metro Region - State Operated Facilities|
|Date Opened||12/3/2012 11:26:00 AM|
|Salary||$91,883.00 - $105,072.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jakiraman Jones|
By law, Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services. DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.
If you are looking for an exciting career in Behavioral Health with competitive pay, great benefits, as well as opportunity for advancement and professional growth – Apply to become a member of the DJS Team today! DJS offers you a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), tuition reimbursement, continuing education offerings, license renewal reimbursement, state pension, supplemental retirement options (i.e. 401k, 457b etc.) and opportunity to be member of a state employee credit union.
DJS Psychology Associates provide services, which are essential to providing support to the youth and families we serve. DJS is seeking dedicated candidates who want to make a difference in the lives of youth and families- come join us!
LOCATION OF POSITION
Positions are located throughout the State of Maryland. The recruitment is open and continuous and never closes. Applications are accepted continuously and one can apply at any time. Therefore, the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies in work locations listed above. When completing the application, please select all locations in which you are willing to work.
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center – Baltimore City
Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School – Baltimore County
Victor Cullen Center – Frederick County
Noyes Children Center – Montgomery County
Cheltenham Youth Detention Center – Prince George’s County
Western Maryland Children’s Center – Washington County
Lower Eastern Shore Children’s Center - Wicomico County
Main Purpose of Job
Psychology Associate, Doctorate is the nonlicensed, doctoral level of work rendering psychological services to residents, patients or clients. Employees perform psychological evaluations, psychotherapy and psychological interviews. The position functions as a doctorate level psychologist and is responsible for providing direct clinical services under the direction of a licensed psychologist in the Reception/Assessment Unit. This position will provide psychological evaluations for youth pending disposition and placement and make appropriate recommendations and referrals for suitable assignments. This includes administering psychological tests, interpreting the results, providing reports to the court and other agencies, and attending/consulting with the treatment staffing team related to psychological issues.
The Department of Juvenile Services is accepting applications on an ongoing basis for the Psychologist Associate Doctorate position. The position functions as a doctorate level psychologist and is responsible for providing direct clinical services under the direction of a licensed psychologist in the Reception/Assessment Unit. This position provides psychological evaluations for youth pending disposition and placement and makes appropriate recommendations and referrals for suitable assignments. This includes administering psychological tests, interpreting the results, providing reports to the court and other agencies, and consulting with the treatment staffing team related to psychological issues.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: A Doctorate degree in Psychology as defined by the Health Occupations Article, Title 18-101 (g), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Experience: One year of supervised experience rendering direct psychological services, providing psychological assessments, and evaluating the delivery of psychological services.
1. Candidates may substitute the completion of a twelve month full-time or twenty-four month half-time internship in rendering psychological services for the required experience, provided the internship is a requirement for the Doctorate degree in Psychology.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Clinical Psychology classifications or Psychology specialty codes in the Psychology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
In accordance with the Health Occupations Article, 18-301 (b4), Annotated Code of Maryland, employees in this classification are required at the time of hire to apply jointly with the supervising Psychologist to the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists for an exemption from licensure. The exemption must be received within six months of submitting the application.
1. Candidates for this classification may be given a medical examination to determine their ability to perform job related functions.
2. Employees in this classification must be licensed as a Psychologist by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists within three years of appointment to a position.
Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED. Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a period of one year. This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.
The assessment will 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 experience and education. Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.
The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
217 E. Redwood St., 15th floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
Attn: Linda Padgett
Fax number 410-333-4188.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Click on a link below to apply for this position:
|Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.|
|View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.||This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.|
|Apply via Paper Application.||You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.|