Psychologist 1/2

Supplemental Information This vacancy is located at SCLHSA’s River Parishes Behavioral Health Center located in Laplace, LA. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from the recruitment as a Psychologist 1 or 2 depending on the qualifications of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Psychologist 2 is $100,360.00. Please refer to the ‘Job Specifications’ tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities’ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level. To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page. *Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.* ***International degrees must be accompanied by an equivalency evaluation statement to be considered for qualification. This statement must be attached to the job application before the posting has closed.** For further information about this vacancy contact: Macy Richard OR Amy Walker HR Analyst 985-876-8876 Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in psychology from any regional accredited university or other institution of higher learning offering a full-time doctoral course of study in psychology that is approved by the board. SUBSTITUTIONS: A Louisiana license to practice psychology obtained prior to August of 1966 may be substituted for the doctoral degree. NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Job Concepts Function of Work: To improve the functioning of individual clients and/or organizations involving the limited application of psychological principles and techniques within one or more of the following functional areas: direct services; consultation; training; research. Services provided vary depending upon specific organizational needs and generally fall into one of the major psychological subject matter specializations. Level of Work: Entry. Supervision Received: Clinical supervision is received from a licensed psychologist. Close administrative supervision is received from a facility administrator, licensed psychologist, or other professional at a higher level. Supervision Exercised: May be exercised over paraprofessional, semi-professional and clerical staff. Location of Work: Statewide. Job Distinctions: Differs from the Psychologist 2 by the absence of independence permitted in the performance of psychological services and by the legal requirement of supervision by a licensed psychologist. Examples of Work Selects, administers, and interprets standard psychological tests. Interviews, assesses and treats patients, clients, students, or residents in accordance with individual treatment plans developed by the interdisciplinary treatment team. Conducts psychotherapy and counseling for groups, individuals, and families. Implements programs involving the application of behavior modification principles and techniques. Reports the results of tests, interviews, and evaluations to interdisciplinary staff. Conducts organizationally approved research projects of limited scope. Prepares and maintains records and reports of assignments. Government Jobs

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