US Government, Health & Human Serv Agcy
- Full Time
The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications for the position of
SENIOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
The BHS, Juvenile Forensic Services position will be based in one of several juvenile detention facilities. Senior Clinical Psychologists perform critical psychological services and a wide variety of professional work such as psychological assessments, evaluation, crisis intervention and psychotherapy to youth and adolescents in probation facilities. Incumbents are licensed clinical psychologists that provide individual and group therapy, perform clinical duties, and may coordinate and oversee the training of psychology interns.
The Child Welfare Services position will be co-located in regional offices with child welfare social workers and staff. Clinical psychologists assigned to Child Welfare Services will perform a wide variety of professional work such as participation in case consultations, evaluations, crisis intervention and support of staff. Positions in this class are licensed clinical psychologists or licensed clinical social workers providing guidance regarding mental health, secondary traumatic stress and other related issues under the guidance of a managing clinical psychologist.
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***Effective September 9, 2022, this hard to recruit position qualifies for the Employee Referral Reward Program. If a current County of San Diego employee referred you to apply for this position, please indicate the employee’s name on your job application in the space provided. ***
Qualified candidates must possess:
- Licensure by the State of California as a Psychologist; AND,
- Graduation from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical, community or educational psychology; AND,
- Four (4) years post-doctoral experience in a mental health, forensic or correctional setting.
Candidates must be licensed by the State of California as a Psychologist (CA Administrative Code, Title 9, Section 624). Employees outside California whose education and experience are sufficient to gain admission to the licensing examination shall have two (2) years from the date of employment in California to become licensed or employment shall be terminated. Such employees shall take the licensing examination at the earliest possible date after the date of his/her employment.
A valid National Provider Identification Number (NPI) is required at time of employment.
INTERVIEWS AND HIRING PROCESS
Behavioral Health Services interviews will take place on April 20, 2022. Job offers for selected candidates will be made shortly after the interviews. Candidates should be prepared to immediately complete background paperwork, upon receipt of a job offer.
The timeline for this recruitment is outlined below. Please note that dates are approximate and are dependent upon the successful completion of each step of the process.
- Job Offer and Background Process begins: Shortly after the interviews.
- Pre-employment Medical Screening: Approximately 3 days following successful background investigation results.
- Anticipated Start Date: Start date will be based upon successful completion of background or other mutually agreed upon date.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the vision of: a just, sustainable, and resilient future for all. Our values include: integrity, equity, access, belonging, excellence, and sustainability. Each of which are infused throughout our operations. While also embracing a mission of strengthening our communities with innovative, inclusive, and data driven services through a skilled and supported workforce. Click here for more information on our Strategic Plan (sandiegocounty.gov) as well as our commitment to serve everyone, to build a Framework for the Future that will create a County that works for all.
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