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State of Michigan Psychologist in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job Description

The Psychologist-E observes, evaluates and records the behavior of patients during assessments, whether on admission, transfer or annual reassessment, or during their daily activities. Effectively communicates results in written and oral form, with treatment recommendations. Selects, administers, scores and interprets a variety of psychological tests. Performs individual and group therapy with hospital patients; participates as a group leader in the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program. Confers with and works cooperatively as a member of an Interdisciplinary Treatment Team to develop appropriate patient treatment plans and evaluates progress towards treatment goals and objectives. Writes behavioral treatment plans, functional behavior assessments and consults with staff to address identified problem behaviors. Provides crisis intervention assistance. Provides testimony in court hearings regarding a variety of psychological matters. Provides assistance in training hospital staff and students as assigned. Supervises student interns. Attends training and workshops related to work and scope of practice. Develops Individual Plans of Service with patients honoring the principles and requirements of Person Centered Planning. Maintains records, staff activity reports and correspondence related to work. Provides coverage as assigned by the Social Services Director and Clinical Services Director. Serves on hospital committees as assigned. May perform related essential functions appropriate to the class and other non-essential functions as required. This position assures that age specific criteria is demonstrated and met with assigned patients. This position, on a regular basis, provides direct health care services to persons in the care and custody of the state. This is a test-designated position and as such is subject to random and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.

Required Education and Experience

Education

Possession of a master's degree in psychology.

Experience

Psychologist 9

No specific type or amount is required.

Psychologist 10

One year of professional experience providing psychological treatment equivalent to a Psychologist 9.

Psychologist P11

Two years of professional experience providing psychological treatment equivalent to a Psychologist, including one year equivalent to a Psychologist 10.

Additional Requirements and Information

Possession of a temporary master's limited license, master's limited license, doctoral limited license, or full license to practice psychology in Michigan.

View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Psychologist129047.pdf

Position Description

To be considered for this position you must:

  • apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • attach a cover letter.
  • if applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.

Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (Download PDF reader)

*YOUR APPLICATION FOR ANY POSITION DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY THE DEPARTMENT/AGENCY FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION. ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS INTERVIEWED WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS. *

The department reserves the right to close this posting at any time if it is determined that a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Please note, with the recent passage of Proposal 1, the testing programs authorized under collective bargaining agreements and in civil service rules and regulations are conducted under federal standards. Under these standards, neither recreational nor medical marijuana provide a valid basis to excuse a positive drug test.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. MDHHS Diversity Equity and Inclusion

For specific information related to this posting please contact M. Jung at jungm@michigan.gov

Salary: $23.48 - $41.50 Hourly

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Health and Human Services - Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital

Job Number: 3909-21-030

Closing: 2/4/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Bargaining Unit: UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)

Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan

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