The psychologist provides a full range of psychological evaluations, tests, interventions, consultations and referral services as assigned by the supervisor. The Psychologist will train staff in matters of psychology and mental illness. This position will also function as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing a range of psychological services to prisoners within the Michigan Department of Corrections, some who may be diagnosed with severe mental disorders. They provide a full spectrum of sex offender treatment, assessment services and will work with community supervision/treatment for sex offenders. They also work with hospitalized, medically ill and other special populations. The psychologist is responsible for all aspects of the mental health evaluation, referral to the appropriate mental health level of care and treatment of the prisoners, monitoring their progress and ensuring continuity of care is not jeopardized. They also assist with placement and obtaining services when the prisoner discharges to the community.
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Required Education and Experience
Possession of a master's degree in psychology.
No specific type or amount is required.
One year of professional experience providing psychological treatment equivalent to a Psychologist 9.
Two years of professional experience providing psychological treatment equivalent to a Psychologist, including one year equivalent to a Psychologist 10.
Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications
Possession of a temporary master's limited license, master's limited license, doctoral limited license, or full license to practice psychology in Michigan.
Additional Requirements and Information
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All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.
Interested applicants who are attaching transcripts must attach a copy of your official college transcripts indicating the specific type of degree earned and the conferred/graduation date. More information regarding what constitutes an official transcript can be found here. (un-official or web based transcripts will not be accepted)
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call the MI-HR Service Center toll free at 1-877-766-6447.
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017*. _Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation._*
* REQUIRED INFORMATION: Employment in the state classified service demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce these ethical standards. As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your application. Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need to fill out the form)*
Salary: $22.57 - $38.58 Hourly
Location: New Haven, MI
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Department: Corrections - Macomb Correctional Facility
Job Number: 4741HC-19-0398 MRF
Closing: 11/21/2019 11:00 PM Eastern
Bargaining Unit: UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)
Agency: State of Michigan
Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909
Phone: (800) 788-1766