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PSYCHOLOGIST II (UPWARD MOBILITY) - 3561200

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:  Jan 10, 2022
Location: 

Park Forest, IL, US, 60466-1200

Job Requisition ID:  9945

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Open Date:  01/10/2022
Closing Date/Time:  01/24/2022 
Salary:  $5,326 - $7,964 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
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 #

10-72-9945-30907

Position Overview

Under general supervision of the Clinical and Behavioral Services Director, conducts professional psychological services to individuals within the assigned caseload at Ludeman Developmental Center.  Designs and implements behavior modification programs; assists more experienced psychologists in training staff in the techniques of behavior modification and learning theory; conducts individual, group and family therapy; completes comprehensive psychological assessments and psychological tests; designs and evaluates behavioral management programs; counts data and use information for programming decisions; serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, providing community linkages to the team; serves as a member of psychology services committees and groups; and completes treatment documentation.

Job Responsibilities

1. Assists more experienced psychologists in training staff in the techniques of behavior modification and learning theory in order to increase individual’s adaptive behaviors.  Designs and implements behavior modification programs with emphasis on positive behavior modification techniques to reduce individual maladaptive behaviors.  Monitors programs to verify effectiveness, as well as, individual safety.

 

2.  Conducts individual therapy sessions for assigned cases.

 

3.  Serves as a treatment team member, formulates goals and objectives for the comprehensive treatment plans.  Documents treatment for assigned cases in the clinical record.

 

4.  Administers and completes comprehensive psychological assessments and psychological tests.  Provides psychological consultation to the treatment team in regard to master treatment plan formulation.  Provides consultation and recommendations for the design, implementation and evaluation of behavior management programs.

 

5.  Completes documentation for assignments, master treatment plans, subsequent treatment plan monthly reviews, discharge staffing, discharge summaries and relapse plan.

 

6.  Provides community linkage in relations to individual evaluation and specific psychological/psychiatric services determined by the interdisciplinary treatment team.

 

7.  Attends and participates in psychology-bases unit and facility committees.

 

8.  Keeps abreast of any new psychology-based developments and/or treatments regarding developmentally disabled individuals.

 

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to a doctoral degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by one year of professional experience in psychology. 
  2. For candidates not possessing these qualifications, a master’s degree in psychology from a recognized college or university is a minimum requirement. 
  3. If the minimum educational requirement is met, four years’ qualifying professional psychology experience may be substituted for the doctoral degree in psychology and one years’ experience. 

 

This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Prefers extensive knowledge of the Mental Health Code and State and Federal regulatory standards. 
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the theories and assumptions underlying the field of psychology.
  • Requires working knowledge of Departmental and facility rules and regulations governing the field of psychology.

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. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.

Work Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM -4:30 PM 1 late day per week / 1 weekend day per month  
Work Location: 114 N Orchard Dr Park Forest, IL 60466-1200  
Agency Contact:  
DHS.DDHiringUnit@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:

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ONLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL CMS APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING TO DHS.DDHiringUnit@illinois.gov

Include the Posting ID # and applicants entire name in 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.