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PSYCHOLOGIST, CORRECTIONAL

Licensed Psychologist

Recruitment #20-000624-0001

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

Work Location: Baltimore City - Position requires statewide travel

Location of Position: 6776 Reisterstown Rd. Baltimore, MD 21215

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of the position is to complete risk assessments for inmates as assigned by the Maryland Parole Commission. The risk assessments are utilized in the decision making process by the governor. It is critical that the Maryland Parole Commission have risk related data available in making recommendations to the Chief Executive associated with parole status. The primary focus will be the completion of risk assessment for inmates with Life sentences. The employee will need to be familiar with risk assessment instruments and maintain currency with other risk assessments that are developed within the professional community.

Completing risk assessments

  • Clinical interview of inmates
  • Review of base files, Offender Case Management System (OCMS), Electronic Patient History Record (EPHR), the MD Judiciary Case Search records
  • Administer assessment tools (PCLR, PAI-CS, WAIS-IV, HCR-20, Static 99r, STABLE-2007)

Attending Continuing Education programs for the purpose of maintaining familiarity of risk assessments and licensure in Maryland as a psychologist.

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: A Doctorate degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university accepted by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

Experience: Two years of experience rendering psychological services or engaged in psychological research.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Clinical Psychology classifications of Psychology specialty codes in the Psychology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Candidates for this classification must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists prior to permanent appointment to a position.  Applicants who do not have a license may also apply before receipt of the required license but the application will be designated in pending status by the assigned HR Analyst. When the license has been obtained, submit a copy of the license to the assigned HR Analyst to remove the pending status from the application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for this classification, prior to probationary appointment, must meet all selection standards as set forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission. Candidates who receive a probationary appointment must satisfactorily complete a prescribed training program prior to permanent appointment. Selection standards of the Correctional Training Commission may be obtained from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

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: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination, 300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000, Towson, MD 21286. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

J. Rolon

410-339-3695

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please fax the requested information to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-6500, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850.

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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