NC Department of Health and Human Services
Wayne County

Job Description

Mission Statement
To provide excellent psychiatric care to individuals with
the greatest need and the least resources.

Continuous Posting

Cherry Hospital, a State Psychiatric Hospital serving the eastern region of North Carolina, is recruiting for a permanent full-time Staff Psychologist position. Our 24 hour in-patient facility serves adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The position provides direct service to patients through assessments, psychological testing, individual and group psychotherapy as well as creation and management of individualized behavior plans. This position also serves on special project committees as assigned by the supervisor/Psychology Director and supervises graduate psychology students as assigned. Located in Goldsboro, Cherry Hospital is convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the North Carolina coast. We offer excellent benefits, employment stability and a rewarding professional opportunity.
65019873, 65019874
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
*Requires broad-based knowledge of psychological theory and its applications in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
*Thorough knowledge of core areas of normal and abnormal psychology including motivation, development, learning and psychotherapy.
*Skill in provision of comprehensive psychological evaluations using objective and projective measures is essential, as well as providing a wide array of therapeutic interventions for patients with major emotional and behavioral disturbances.
**Pre-employment drug testing and criminal record check is required.
**As a condition for continued employment: must successfully pass all required parts of CPI's Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Course.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90-270).
Supplemental and Contact Information
How to Apply:

****Please follow instructions to apply on-line (www.oshr.nc.gov. Technical Support questions pertaining to NEO Gov please call 1-855-524-5627.

**Applicants will be communicated with via email ONLY for updates on the status of their applications.

** All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Cherry Hospital is a Tobacco-Free Environment in accordance with DSOHF Tobacco Free Environment Policy.

* Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
*Pre-employment drug testing and criminal background checks are required for all positions at Cherry Hospital.
*As a condition for continued employment: Must successfully pass all required parts of CPI's Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

*Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference for employment with State Government must attach either Form DD-214 or discharge orders.
* Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

*The following question must be answered on the application in order to be considered: # 8. Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law other than a minor traffic violation?

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.
It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants.

For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-947-7478.



Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time