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Psychologist Senior

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Central State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability. If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify the Human Resources Office at 804-524-7111 during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CSH is a tobacco-free campus. Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSH only accepts online applications. Central State Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health insurance plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave. This position will be open for a minimum of five workdays or until position is filled. Resumes may accompany but will not substitute for a completed online State Application.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Psychologist Senior
Role Title Psych II/Psychology Assoc II - 49212
Job Open Date 07/17/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Agency Central State Hospital (703)
Agency Website www.csh.dbhds.virginia.gov
Location Petersburg - 730
Sublocation
Position Number 01055
Job Posting Number 1026997
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 05
Job Description

Central State Hospital, a 270 bed, Joint Commission accredited, public, psychiatric facility in the Commonwealth of Virginia is seeking a Treatment Team Psychologist. This presents a unique opportunity to provide treatment and evaluation services to patients referred by the courts as well as those who have been hospitalized under civil commitment statutes in an environment that is committed to the principles of recovery and trauma-informed care. The successful candidate will join a team of highly skilled and experienced clinical psychologists in serving as an active member of an interdisciplinary team who will be responsible for conducting diagnostic interviewing, psychological assessments, forensic evaluations, behavioral interventions, providing restoration to stand trial services, and group and individual therapy. Opportunities to be involved in developing and implementing patient programming and research as well as supervising graduate students and pre-doctoral interns also exist.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology or a related field of psychology from an APA accredited program. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses in order to conduct psychological assessments, treatment interventions, and forensic evaluations. Successful candidate possesses competence and knowledge in psychopathology, personality theory and the assessment process along with communication skills to effectively write reports, present/testify in court, and to work collaboratively with individuals from diverse disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications

Licensed or license eligible as a clinical psychologist in the State of Virginia, and possess basic training/experience in forensic assessments. Excellent interpersonal, oral and writing skills preferred.

Special Requirements

An extensive criminal history background investigation, employment references and drug testing will be conducted.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Central State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability.

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify the Human Resources Office at 804-524-7111 during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CSH is a tobacco-free campus.

Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

CSH only accepts online applications.

Central State Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health insurance plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave.

This position will be open for a minimum of five workdays or until position is filled. Resumes may accompany but will not substitute for a completed online State Application.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 804-524-7111
Fax 804-524-7562
Email employment@csh.dbhds.virginia.gov
Address

26317 West Washington Street
P.O. Box 4030
Petersburg, Virginia 23803

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you completed your Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Do you have experience in completing psychological evaluations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  6. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  7. * Do you have experience completing forensic evaluations?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Other Document