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CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST / CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST ASSOCIATE - 0825000

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 11, 2022
Location: 

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  14124

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Opening Date:  5/12/2022

Closing Date/Time:  05/25/2022 
Salary:  $4,793 - $9,558 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Union 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

 10-80-14124

Position Overview - Clinical Psychologist

Under general direction, serves as Clinical Psychologist. Diagnoses individual's mental illness and provides professional psychological assessment and treatment services for a broad range of intellectually and developmentally disabled adults throughout the facility. Prepares and signs certificates for admission. Provides testimony as an expert witness in court proceedings. Serves as a working supervisor to lower level staff. 

 

Job Responsibilities - Clinical Psychologist

1.    Serves as working supervisor. 


2.    Serves as Clinical Psychologist. Determines and authorizes level of privileges or restrictions for individuals, including home visits, campus passes, suicide alerts and watches, restraints, etc. in accordance with facility policies.


3.    Prepares and signs certificates for admission. Determines necessity of continued admission for individuals and the admission status (Voluntary, Involuntary or Judicial commitment). Approves discharges when clinically indicated. Completes and signs certificate for Involuntary or Judicial commitment and provides testimony as an expert witness in court proceedings.


4.    Diagnoses individual's mental illness and provides professional psychological assessment and treatment services for a broad range of intellectually and developmentally disabled adults throughout the facility. Provides psychological evaluation of personality, psychopathology, intelligence, neuropsychological status, etc.


5.    Provides psychotherapy for individuals in individual, group, or family contexts to resolve psychological and interpersonal problems, develop coping and planning skills, and improves personal, social, and occupational functioning.


6.    Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications - Clinical Psychologist

  1. Requires a doctoral degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by two years of supervised experience in health services of which at least one year is post-doctoral and one year is in an organized health service program.
  2. Requires Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

OR

  1. A master's degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by at least six years of experience as a psychologist with at least two years of supervised experience in health services.
  2. Requires Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Condition of Employment - Clinical Psychologist

 

  1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related Policies and guidance.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law. 

 

Position Overview - Clinical Psychologist Associate

Under direct supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist for a period of 3 to 48 months, actively progresses to completion of all education and experience required to sit for the clinical psychology registration examination: participates in in-service and on-the-job training to develop further expertise in the field of clinical psychology consistent with the psychology career discipline, familiarity with department services and a working knowledge of department program policies, rules and procedures; receives controlled work assignments of increasing difficulty, complexity and responsibility; conducts psychological interviews, conducts, scores and interprets psychological tests; participates in psychological treatment procedures and case management. 

 

Job Responsibilities - Clinical Psychologist Associate

1.    For a period of 3 to 48 months, actively progresses to completion of all education and experience required to sit for the clinical psychology registration examination.


2.    Under qualified supervision, conducts psychological interviews, conducts, scores and interprets psychological tests.


3.    As a member of the treatment team, attends and participates in informing team on initial assessment and findings for newly admitted patients.


4.    Under qualified supervision, develops special programs for fitness to stand trial and various maladaptive behaviors.


5.    Under qualified supervision, conducts individual and group therapy as needed.


6.    Participates in the psychology department training programs in teaching, training, and seminars. Provides training and guidance to junior trainees.


7.    Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications - Clinical Psychologist Associate

  1. Requires satisfactory completion of a pre-doctoral clinical internship and all doctoral course work from an accredited, doctoral level psychology program - both of which are recognized by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as satisfactory.

 

Condition of Employment - Clinical Psychologist Associate

 

  1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related Policies and guidance.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law. 

 

 

Work Hours:  M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with exception of working one late night twice per month of 10:30 am-7:00 pm.  
Work Location: Choate MH And Developmental Center,

Developmental Disability Services,

1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652  
Agency Contact:

DHS.ChoateHR@Illinois.gov

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

DHS Mission Statement - IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

DHS.ChoateHR@Illinois.gov

Include the Posting title and ID number on your application and applicants entire name and posting ID number on the subject line of the email when applying.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.