Loudoun County, VA

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$69,971 – $120,699 a year

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Date Opened
7/12/2021 08:00:00 AM
Closing Date
8/11/2021 11:59:00 PM
Salary Range
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Open and Competitive
Partial Benefits


Are you a passionate individual, committed to helping others? Do you enjoy being an advocate for the individuals you support? It is our mission to connect individuals and their families with person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community.

Job Description

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is currently seeking a part-time Psychologist to join a dynamic team of 5 clinical and forensic psychologists whose primary responsibilities are to conduct all civil commitment independent examinations in Loudoun County and respond to court orders to conduct psychological evaluations from all Loudoun County Courts.

The primary responsibility of this position is to serve as the primary independent examiner for civil commitment hearings. As such, you will work closely with the other psychologists. Secondary responsibility will be to conduct forensic psychological evaluations.

Training will be provided by staff and through the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy (University of Virginia) and other notable training institutions (e.g., the American Academy of Forensic Psychology). This position has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide clinical supervision of Psychology Residents and/or oversee the work of Psychology intern and externs.

HIRING RANGE $68,970.58-$94,834.54 salary is commensurate with experience

Job Requirements

Unencumbered Virginia licensed or licensed eligible Clinical Psychologist; Doctorate degree in Psychology; one (1) year of related work experience in mental health and/or substance use treatment.


Special Requirements

  • Candidate must be licensed by a Virginia licensing board as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist or be registered as a Resident.
  • Certified in Basic and Advanced Adult/Basic Juvenile assessment from the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy; Advanced training via the American Board of Professional Psychology; and desire CSOTP and ABPP certifications. Certification as an Independent Evaluator via DBHDS for Civil Commitment hearings.
  • This part-time position requires availability on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Prefer completion of a one-year internship or residency in forensic psychology.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing pre-employment background check to include fingerprinting, credit, NCIC, DMV and TB test. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver’s license in Virginia or regional state of residence.


Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development
Loudoun County Government
15 days ago

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