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PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE, DOCTORATE

Recruitment #20-000465-0001

Introduction

Spring Grove Hospital Center is the largest psychiatric hospital operated by the State of Maryland, with 377 beds.  We are located in Catonsville, previously named by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live!  Convenient to DC, Baltimore and BWI airport, our 180-acre wooded campus feels more like a college setting.  Our mission is to provide quality mental health services to patients from across the State.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive health benefits package, 11 paid holidays and 6 personal days annually, pension and retirement savings plans, training opportunities, free onsite parking and much more!  Join our team and be a part of the change!

GRADE

ASTD18

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Spring Grove Hospital Center

Main Purpose of Job

The main function of this position is to provide psychological services, including assessment and psychotherapy in this inpatient, adolescent and adult facility under moderate supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Notes: 

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

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.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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.