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PSYCHOLOGIST II- Part-Time(WTC/MEDICAL)

Recruitment #13-006249-004

Introduction

DIVISION OF REHABILITATION

WORKFORCE TECHNOLOGY CENTER

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

 

Division of Rehabilitation Services

Workforce Technology Center

2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore, MD 21218

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of the position is to assess and provide support to Workforce Technology Center consumers with mental health issues and disabilities. Assessment and support is provided via chart review, phone consultation with community physicians and Workforce Technology Center psychiatrists, in-person screeening and assessments, and in-person counseling. Education for Workforce Technology Center staff regarding serving consumers with mental health issues and disabilities is also provided.

POSITION DUTIES

Reviews and interprets psychological evidence; analyze the sufficiency of psychological evidence to evaluate disabilities; contact the treating sources including the Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, as well as the case workers, family and the consumer as appropriate. Render psychological interpretation of variations in behaviors of the consumers, Render decision on collaboration with the WTC Psychiatrists as well as Medical Director, regarding appropriateness for admission &/need for further assessment. Provide supportive therapy and ongoing counseling services to consumer and the family. Provide diagnostic assessments to evaluate  the psychological and psychiatric stability of the DORS consumers to participate in any program at WTC. Provide continuing education to the consumers as well as the staff of WTC.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education:   Determined by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists under the licensing requirements for Psychologists.  

Experience:   Two years of experience rendering psychological services or engaged in psychological research after receipt of the License as a Psychologist.  

 License:  A photocopy of the current registration card must be attached to the application.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to interpret medical evidence to establish severity, onset and duration of medical evidence and records; ability to analyze the sufficiency of psychological and psychiatric data; ability to explain complex medical and programmatic issues as they relate to the DORS consumers and provide consultation and training to the consumers and the staff of WTC.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

(Work Hours) 12.30PM to 5.30PM, Monday through  Thursday each week.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

A photocopy of the current registration card must be attached to the application.

BENEFITS

State of Maryland Health Benefits

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the State of Maryland online application  for Employment. If you are unable  to submit a online application, please download a paper application. Please indicate on your  application, the listed vacancy announcement number that you are applying  for Psychologist II WTC/MEDICAL (Part-Time), Announcement # 13-006249-004-Baltimore, MD . The Application and any additional support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position.  To obtain a Position Announcement and a State Application, please call the JobLine (410) 554-9396, TDD (410) 554-9399, or visit our website www.marylandpublicschools.org or visit www.dors.state.md.us.  Applications and inquiries must be directed to Denise Metzger, DORS Personnel, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore MD 21218.  All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

 

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required. This position has been designated as a Special Appointment. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non selection or termination of employment . 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



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