CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Posted: July 02, 2024

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services

Employer Type: Government

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Psychology

Experience Level: Senior Level

Certification Required: Requires licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Education Required: Masters

City: HILLVIEW

County: CRAWFORD

Posting Identification Number 39298

Position Overview

The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Clinical Psychologist for the Madden Mental Health Center located in Hines, Illinois to independently perform professional psychological assessments and therapy for a board range of individuals who are developmentally and behaviorally disabled and provides professional input into the developmental and revision of individual program plans. Implements programs to increase appropriate, adaptive behavior and decrease inappropriate, maladaptive behavior. Evaluates patients for emergency or involuntary admission and signs first certificates or admission of commitment and testifies in court regarding the same. Clinically supervises other staff and trainees in the treatment of patients. Serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as Clinical Psychologist for the Madden Mental Health Center.
  2. Develops special programs for various maladaptive behaviors.
  3. Serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
  4. Provides individual therapy to various patients.
  5. Attends seminars and workshops exchanging information to assure a uniform approach consistent with Center policy for behavior training.
  6. Participates in the Psychology Department meetings and training programs.
  7. Attends and participates in all mandatory training.
  8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Desired Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires current license as a Clinical Psychologist by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to travel in the performance of job duties.
  2. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
  3. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  4. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

*All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

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