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Clinical Psychologist (Personal Service Contract)

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

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Date:  Nov 18, 2022
Location: 

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  17385

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID: 10-80-17385

Opening Date: 11/18/2022
Closing Date/Time:  12/19/2022 
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $24.01 - $56.72 per hour 
Job Type:  Hourly Intermittent 
County:  Union 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Personal Service Contract 

 

 

****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.

 

Position Overview

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 through the facility. Prepares and signs certificates for admission. Determines necessity of continued admission for individuals and the admission status (Voluntary, Involuntary or Judicial commitment). Provides testimony as an expert witness in court proceedings. Serves as working supervisor; assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff. Responsible for preparing and signing all certificates for admissions, determining necessity of continued admission for individuals and the admission status following the State and Federal regulations that govern State Operated Facilities. Provides guidance and training to assigned staff.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as working supervisor, assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff; counsels staff regarding work performance; reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs; establishes annual goals and objectives; approves time off; prepares and signs performance evaluations.
  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 individual 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.; selects, administers, scores, and interprets psychological assessment techniques and psychometric tests based upon individual’s needs, abilities, and referral questions.
  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

  1. Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by Illinois Department of Federal and Professional Regulation with one of the below requirements.
  2. A doctoral degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented with two (2)years supervised experience in health services of which at least one (1) year is post-doctoral and one (1) year is an organized health service program -OR- a master's degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by at least six (6) years of experience as a psychologist with at least two (2) years of supervised experience in health services.
  3. Expert knowledge of ICF/IID regulations.
  4. Expert knowledge of Illinois Department of Public Health regulations related to the preparing and signing of certificates for admissions, determining necessity of continued admission for individuals, and the admission status.

Conditions of Employment

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:  8 hours per day / 3 days per week 
Work Location: 1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652 

Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center

State Operated Developmental Center
Agency Contact:  DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov  
Job Family: Social Services 

 

 

About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need 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.

 

 

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