Senior Psychologist

US Government, Dept of Health and Human Services

Senior Psychologist
Broughton Hospital is seeking full-time Senior Psychologists. The Senior Psychologist provides a full array of psychological services including but not limited to individual and group psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and individualized treatment and behavioral planning to inpatients with severe and persistent mental illness. This position will also work with pre-trial forensic patients who are incapable to proceed/incompetent to stand trial. The ideal candidate will have broad-based knowledge of psychological theory, psychopathology, assessment, and treatment approaches and clinical experience treating a wide range of clinical presentations (e.g., patients with severe and persistent mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, intellectual/developmental disabilities, neurocognitive, and characterological disorders).
This position will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team.  The opportunity to serve as faculty in the APA-accredited internship program is available.  While flexibility in work hours is required, current regular work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
*This position is designated Mandatory and must report during adverse weather events.

Management will consider a trainee if no fully qualified applicants apply.

About the Facility:
Broughton Hospital operates 382 beds and is one of the three regional psychiatric hospitals with statutory responsibility for operating as part of the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF).  With the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, we provide help and support to North Carolinians, and their families, experiencing mental illness.  Our hospital serves the western thirty-seven (37) counties of North Carolina, as part of the state’s system of care and treatment for persons with mental illness.

Salary Grade:             GN17
Recruitment Range:  $65,373 – $117,589
Trainee Rates:            0 months = $58,070; 6 months = $59,897 ; 12 months = $ 61,722 ;
                                     18 months = $63,547; 24 months w/permanent license = $65,373 
Exam Plan:                  21-10161

*** Per G.S. 126-5(c1) (37), this position is Exempt from all provisions of NC General Statute Chapter 126 (State Human Resources Act) with the exception of Articles 6 and 7  

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