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PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE, DOCTORATE ***REPOST***

Recruitment #21-000465-0002

Introduction

***RECRUITMENT REPOST.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY***

GRADE

ASTD19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Springfield Hospital Center
6655 Sykesville Rd. 
Sykesville, MD 21784

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide forensic and psychological services to patients in order to facilitate treatment and recovery with the goal of increasing optimal patient functioning and facilitating rapid and successful community re-entry/resolution of charges.

Some job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 
  • Performs Forensic Services as needed, including pre-trial evaluations of competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility, risk assessments, court appearances and expert testimony. 
  • Functions as an Acute Care/Forensic Services Liaison, including fostering/monitoring the flow on information between admission units and the office of Forensic Services regarding the legal and treatment status of Court-Ordered patients including attending morning report and Treatment Team meetings of forensic patients on assigned unit. 
  • Selects, administers, scores and interprets psychological tests to assess intellectual functioning, personality structure, interests, aptitudes and other psychological factors as needed for inclusion in forensic evaluations, or to inform the treatment of patients with legal, substance abuse and trauma issues. 
  • Attend and participate in training seminars and case conferences within the postdoctoral fellowship program. 
  • Attend and participate in weekly clinical supervision sessions. 

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

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.

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.



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