Psychologist – Clinical Program Therapist 4
Job Class: Clinical Program Therapist 4
Working Title: Psychologist
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 11/04/2019
Closing Date: 11/12/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office
Division/Unit: DHS-Payroll / DHHS Mental Health Prgm
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift/ 8 am - 4:30 pm
Days of Work: Mon - Fri
Travel Required: Yes - Will travel to South MN twice a week.
Salary Range: $27.18 - $40.30/hourly; $56,751 - $84,146/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
Connect 700 Program Eligible : Yes
The position will be located in St. Paul, MN in the Golden Rule Building.
To provide psychological and direct mental health services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing individuals and to serve as an expert to public and private mental health care agencies throughout Minnesota. This position is housed in St. Paul, MN and will serve South MN at least two times a week. The incumbent will travel throughout the state to conduct psychological assessments, when needed, as well as provide psychotherapy services in the Twin Cities area and South MN. These services will enable deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing clients to access culturally and linguistically affirmative psychological and mental health services and for the mental health care agencies to receive expert consultation services for providing appropriate services to this population.
Responsibilities to include:
- Assist clients in developing skills necessary for return to the community by teaching and securing specialized services
- Give technical consultation and direction to a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary treatment teams, clinicians, and other care providers on the psychological care for each client
- Consistently record client contacts, document progress notes, compose treatment plans, and any other client-related activities according to the protocol of the DHHSD Mental Health Program
- Provide consultation services to mental health care organizations, local private/public agencies, county/state human services agencies, consumer advocates, and family members on treatment of deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing clients including psychological evaluations, treatment plans, interagency coordination, and community placement assistance
- Doctorate degree (PhD, PsyD)
- Licensed Psychologist (Must be licensed or license eligible in the State of MN)
- Advanced skills in American Sign Language (ASL)
- Working experience in providing psychological and mental health services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing individuals
- Ability to administer, score and interpret psychological tests and to write clear, concise and informative psychological reports
- Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an APA-accredited college or university with whom has been accepted into the one year postdoctoral training
- Experience with a statewide system of mental health services
- Knowledge of clinical/crisis interventions and psychiatric medications
- Experience providing consultation services to mental health care organizations
- Thorough knowledge of relevant professional codes of ethics and DSM-5 diagnoses
- Competent in deaf and hearing cross-cultures
This position requires successful completion of the following:
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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