NC Department of Health and Human Services
The Psychologist is involved in the development, implementation, evaluations, and monitoring of behavior treatment an training programs for individuals with significant intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who may have other handicapping conditions such as physical and/or psychiatric problems. The Psychologist will work under the supervision of a Licensed Psychologist and may also provide clinical and administrative supervision to other psychology paraprofessional staff. Job responsibilities include the following:
Completion of psychological evaluations and functional assessments
Participation in the interdisciplinary process
Maintain knowledge of and adherence to applicable policies and regulations
Prepare data analysis
Monitor restrictive programs
Conduct staff training
Engage in direct client contacts and therapy The Psychologist may also provide clinical and administrative supervision to other psychology paraprofessional staff.
Salary Grade: GN13
Recruitment Range: $48,051.00 - $73,000.00
Work Location: Psychology Department
Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Monday - Friday (Flex)
About the Department of Health and Human Services / Caswell Developmental Center:
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.
Caswell Developmental Center, serving as North Carolina's Eastern Region resource center, provides specialized residential, programmatic, and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. The individuals we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the facility. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the Center to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we service. If you are looking to make a difference and seeking a rewarding career, we encourage you to consider this opportunity. Please click on the following link https://vimeo.com/185000006 to experience how Caring is Contagious at Caswell Developmental Center.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they clearly possess all of the following:
Thorough knowledge of the theories and practices of the field of psychology including human behavior, learning theory, and development through the life span
Thorough knowledge of the special needs of the emotionally and socially distressed, learning disabled, handicapped and disadvantaged
Thorough knowledge of causes and effects of a typical and disruptive behavior patterns
Thorough knowledge of principles of therapeutic intervention, including behavior modification
Thorough knowledge of objective psychological, educations and developmental tests
Ability to interpret results and prepare reports from these tests
Skills in relating expressively with others
Work experience with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred. Highly qualified applicants will also have experience addressing the psychological needs of individuals diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disabilities along with severe behavioral and emotional problems.
Physical effort is minimal except at times when implementing physical interventions which may be required for the safety of clients and staff, when attending Center training on these interventions, and when training staff on the implementation of these procedures which could be physically demanding.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90-270).
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-
employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.
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. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.
For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with, via email only, for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-855-3478
$48,051.00 - $81,686.00 Annually