CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST II

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 21, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $97,311.36 - $120,888.00 Annually USD

Job Description

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

FILING DATES: 3/16/17 at 8:00 A.M. PST
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y8697F

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity

REBULLETIN INFORMATION:

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO ADD A SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST CONTAIN THE CORRECT EXAM NUMBER AND NAME.

DEFINITION:
Under general supervision, serves as a staff psychologist at the full professional level by applying psychological principles in the following major areas: assessment, treatment, research, training, and clinical consultation.
Essential Job Functions

Initiates and carries out psychological research studies and provides rationale to implement departmental or service programs; collaborates on multidisciplinary projects.

As a member of a professional, multidisciplinary team, plans treatment programs and disposition of cases, including identifying treatment outcomes.

Performs direct service activities including diagnostic evaluation, structured clinical interviewing, and individual, group, and family therapy.

Generates reports of diagnostic and psychological findings and/or treatment recommendations.

Provides testimony before courts of law on results of psychological evaluations.

Intervenes with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency.

Obtains and studies medical, psychological, social, and family histories by interviewing individuals, couples, or families and reviewing relevant records.

Provides consultation to other medical providers in the management of psychological and behavioral aspects of medical conditions.

Provides technical guidance and instruction to interns and license-waivered psychologists.

Selects, administers, and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments in connection with the diagnosis and evaluation of clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders.

Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies, and includes the client as part of the decision-making process.

Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Participates in an advisory capacity in the screening of new professional personnel in psychology, including trainees or psychology interns.

Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Educational Psychology, Education with the field of specialization in Counseling Psychology, or in a discipline deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology.

LICENSE:
A license to practice as a Psychologist issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology.

The required license and/or certificate must be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary license and/or certificate will not be accepted.

PHYSICAL CLASS II:

Light: Light physical effort may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the required degree and license to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in Rehabilitation Psychology or Rehabilitation Care.
  • Experience in hospital or clinical setting.
  • Experience in neuropsychological assessment.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:

Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website.

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Applications received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

NOTE: If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, Hilary Hocking at hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8356
hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 869-7124

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map