CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST – 0825000

State of Illinois

Job Overview

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Salary

$6,577 a month

Job Type
Full-time

Full Job Description

Posting ID: 4905

Agency: IDOC/Menard Correctional Center
Closing Date/Time: 7/28/21 11:59
Salary: Anticipated starting salary $6,577: CBA applies – Full Range $6,577 – $10,079
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Randolph
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*****

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CMS 100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 


Posting Identification #4905

 


Position Overview

Under general direction of the Psychologist Administrator (Public Service Administrator), makes clinical diagnoses and signs certificates of admission for offenders with intellectual or developmental disabilities and/for involuntary and court ordered admissions or transfers from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Human Services; testifies in court regarding findings and reasons for admission, presents certificattes in court regarding the competency of a recipient who are discharged by the court and testifies regarding same, and/or testifies in court regarding a defendant’s fitness to plead, to stand trial or to be sentenced or executed.

 


Job Responsibilities

20% Interviews and conducts psychological assessments and testing of all Reception and Classification offenders transferred into the institution and those confined to disciplinary segregation. Reviews offender housing assignments. Reviews offender participation in education and other programming . Serves as a consultant for offender discharge planning. Provides advice to other to other private and public facilities regardingn offenders post-release treatment needs.

 

15% Selects and administers therapeutic and research techniques for recipientes exhibiting a broad range of disorders. Administers, scores, and interprets psychological tests. Interviews and assesses recipients. Provides intensive therapy to the mentally ill. Conducts individual and group therapy using a variety of therapeutic techniques.

 

15% Develops and implements mental health treatment programs for offenders experiencing more complex mental health and psychiatric illnesses. Prepares psychological reports in the problem oriented medical record system to be incorporated in to the offender’s medical records.

 

10% As a Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Corrections, signs the certificate of need committment when admitting from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Human Services as required by law, testifies in court regarding same. Evaluates and assesses defendants fitness to enter a plea, to stand trial, to be sentenced or to be executed or any issue related to mental illness or insanity. Testifies as an expert witness concerning his or her opinion regarding the defendant’s competency.

 

10% Serves as leadworker. Assigns and reviews work. Provides guidance and training to assigned staff. Provides input into the performance evaluatiion . Reviews time off slips prior to submission to management for approval.

 

10% Instructs and assists in providing crisis team training and Sexual Assault Prevention and Intervention trainint to institutional staff as required.

 

10% Assists with making rounds in the infirmary, Cellhouse, Segregation, Protective Custody Unit and Reception and Classification Unit.

 

05% Responds to requests for information from other departmental staff, outside agencies and family members in accordance with established directives and laws.

 

05% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a doctoral degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by two years of supervised experience in health services of which at least one year is post doctoral and one year is in an organized health service program; OR a master’s degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by at least six years of experience as a psychologist with at least two years of supervised experience in health services.
  • Requires licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Requires thorough knowledge of the theories and assumptions underlying the field of psychology.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the employing agency’s rules and regulations governing the field of psychology.
  • Requires ability to make clinical judgments regarding recipient’s competency and to defend same in court testimony.
  • Requires ability to give, score and interpret psychological tests.
  • Requires ability to prepare complex written and oral reports.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.

2. 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.

3. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.

Agency Statement

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.

Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.

The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.

Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; tuition reimbursement; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.

The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday with Sat/Sun off
Work Location: Menard Correctional Center, 711 Kaskaskia Street, Menard, IL 62259
Agency Contact:

Tammy Cole

618-826-5071 X2224

tammy.cole@illinois.gov
Job Function: Health Services/Public Safety

 


CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE BID FORM (AS APPLICABLE) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR.

 


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 


DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 


Please submit application via email to: tammy.cole@illinois.gov

 


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/Bid 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/Bid 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/Bid 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 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/Bid 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.

 

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