Psychologist I/II

US Government, Police Department

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The Police Department is currently seeking highly qualified and committed individuals to fill a vacant Psychologist I/II position, grade P24/G24, within its Psychological Services Unit.

About the Position:  
This is a highly responsible and complex entry-level professional position in the areas of counseling psychology, forensic psychology, and clinical social work. 
 
This position is responsible for providing emergency psychological intervention as part of a twenty-four (24) hour a day/seven days per week service to police department employees and their relatives. Work involves addressing job-related stress and trauma within the Police Department in addition to providing couple, family, and adolescent counseling. The incumbent will develop assessment techniques designed to evaluate psychological or behavioral traits within the County workforce.  Work also involves conducting psychological interviews and psychotherapy; and will develop and deliver classroom instruction related to crisis intervention and in-service training to department personnel.  

Work is performed with a high degree of competency in providing services to clients and/or in developing psychological profiles. Work is performed under close supervision of the Division Manager and is evaluated based upon reports and conferences designed to achieve treatment goals and program objectives.
 
The work of this role is highly complex, and the ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, conscientious, and a hands-on team player. Candidates must exhibit excellent communication and debriefing skills, have a track record of working collaboratively with others and be comfortable with working on a rotating, on-call schedule twenty-four (24) hours a day/seven days a week. 
 
Accountability Statement:
The incumbent must meet and maintain the training standards set forth by the Prince George’s County Police Department. The incumbent shall not disseminate confidential information, administrative or operational, unless expressly authorized.  Confidential information may not be discussed with other County employees (including individuals in the Police Department), except for work-related reasons, under terms and conditions of the Maryland Public Information Act. The incumbent in this position is deemed “essential personnel” and is subject to report during standard or non-standard hours as operations necessitate.  

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