State Of Nevada Gardnerville , NV 89410
Psychologists provide psychological services to clients or inmates in a correctional, rehabilitative, clinic or institutional setting including psychological testing, assessments, treatment planning and implementation, psychotherapy, consultation, psycho-educational classes, research and training.
Psychologist II's are assigned complex caseloads and treat the most severely mentally ill, developmentally or learning-disabled inmates in a correctional setting.
This position is located at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City, NV. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, inmate care as it relates to crisis intervention and emergency mental health screening; psychological assessment and testing; individual and group therapy; discharge planning; and intake evaluations.
Incumbents design, develop and present correctional programs to inmates; provide clinical treatment to individuals and groups in assigned units of a facility; provided specialized programs and treatment. Review all available pertinent historical clinical records before starting treatment with inmate; prepare mental health summary sheets to ensure continuity of care for inmates being transferred; perform appropriate assessments and prepare psychological reports; conduct evaluations for administrative and disciplinary segregation of inmates; and participate in Interdisciplinary Classification Committee and Treatment Team meetings.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Master's degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, education, social work, or closely related field and three years of post-Master's degree experience providing therapy, psychological testing and programmatic services in a correctional, rehabilitative, clinic or institutional setting; OR a Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, educational psychology, social work, or closely related field which included a one-year internship in an applied program and one year of professional experience providing therapy, psychological testing and programmatic services in a correctional, rehabilitative, clinic or institutional setting; OR a Doctoral degree (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology from an accredited school of professional psychology, a one-year internship in an applied program, and one year of experience as described above. Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.