Psychologist 2

State Of New York Highland , NY 12528

Posted 2 months ago

Minimum Qualifications Reachable for appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list; OR

Permanent New York State employee eligible for lateral transfer; or in a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1 transfer; OR

Provisional Quals:

Master's degree in psychology that includes a psychology practicum or externship which prepares graduates for master's level psychologist positions and two years of supervised post master's degree experience in a clinical or community mental health setting providing primarily psychological services.

Qualifying experience must primarily include performing diagnostic psychological evaluations or assessment tests, developing and writing psychological treatment plans, providing psychological counseling and treatment in one or more of the following areas: mental and/or emotional disorders, cognitive disorders, behavioral disorders, developmental disabilities, alcoholism, addictions, sex offender assessment and treatment, or forensic mental health.

Duties Description Perform psychological evaluations.

Develop and implement plans of treatment for residents of an Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) residential or secure facility.

Provide technical direction to program staff.

Maintain records and write reports.

Participate in treatment team meetings.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.


Additional Comments Background Investigation

Requirements:
  1. All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee's employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.

    Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
  2. All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
  3. For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.



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