CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST – (NRC)

State of Illinois

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Salary

$6,577 a month

Job Type
Full-time

Full Job Description

Agency: Department of Corrections – Stateville Correctional Center
Closing Date/Time: 07/30/2021
Salary: Anticipated starting salary: $6,577/month; CBA Applies; Full Range: $6,577-$10,079/month
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Will
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

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 


CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 


Posting Identification # 4997

 


Position Overview

 

Under general direction of the Psychologist Administrator (Public Service Administrator), makes clinical diagnoses and signs certification of admission for offenders with developmental and/or neurodevelopmental, and/or involuntary and court ordered admission or transfers from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Human Services; testifies in court regarding findings and reasons for admission, presents certificate in court regarding the competency of a recipient who are discharged by the courts and testifies regarding the same, and/or testifies in court regarding a defendant’s fitness to plead, to stand trial, to be sentenced or executed. Covers the main facility in absence of Clinical Psychologist in that position.

 


Job Responsibilities

 

  • Selects and administers therapeutic and research techniques for recipients exhibiting a broad range of disorders.
  • Develops and implements mental health treatment programs for offenders experiencing more complex mental health and psychiatric illnesses.
  • As a Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Corrections, signs the certificate of need of commitment when admitting from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Human Services as required by law, testifies in court regarding same.
  • Serves as a liaison of psychiatric and psychological services including liaison between medical services and psychotric services and between clinical services and psychiatric services.
  • Serves as a consultant for release planning.
  • Serves as staff trainer.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 


Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Requires a doctoral degree in psychology from a recognized college or university supplemented by two (2) years of supervised experience in health services of which at least one (1) year is post doctoral and one (1) 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 (6) years of experience as a psychologist with at least two (2) years of supervised experience in health services.
  • Requires licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Requires thorough knowledge of the theories and assumptions underlying the field of psychology.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the employing agency’s rules and regulation governing the field of psychology.
  • Requires ability to make clinical judgements 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

 

  • Requires the ability to pass the Illinois Department of Corrections background check.
  • 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. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.

About the Agency

 

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:
 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday; Saturday and Sunday Off
Work Location: Stateville Correctional Center – 16830 So. Route 53 Crest Hill, IL 60403
Agency Contact:

Liz Mullin

Email: Doc.Sta.Personnel@illinois.gov

Phone #:815-727-3607 ext 5693

Job Function: Health Services; Public Safety

 


CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE 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: doc.sta.personnel@illinois.gov (Please include “Clinical Psychologist 4997” in the subject line of your email. Instructions on required attachments are listed below).

 


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 Identification # /Job Requisition 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 Identification # /Job Requisition 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 Identification # /Job Requisition 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 a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.

    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) 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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