Clinical Psychologist (Personal Service Contract)
Illinois Department of Human Services
Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652
Agency: Department of Human Services
Posting ID: 10-80-17385
Opening Date: 11/02/2023
Closing Date/Time: 12/04/2023
Salary: Anticipated Salary: $24.01 – $56.72 per hour
Job Type: Hourly Intermittent
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: Personal Service Contract
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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
- Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by Illinois Department of Federal and Professional Regulation with one of the below requirements.
- 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.
- Expert knowledge of ICF/IID regulations.
- 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
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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