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Forensic Psychologist II

Recruitment #171019-UNCX-333

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants must submit a resume that includes job title and announcement number along with a copy of the applicant's most recent performance evaluation.

Oklahoma Forensic Center,
Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Human Resources Management 
P.O. Box 69, Vinita, OK 74301
Telephone number (918) 256-7841

ofchr@odmhsas.org
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Forensic Psychologist II, 8557
Announcement # 2018-04

Re-Announcement PIN: 4520-9999  

Primary working hours:
 8:00am-4:30pm
Number of vacancies: Multiple Continuous Announcement
Primary work location: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Vinita, OK

Salary range:   
Forensic Psychologist II:  $75,000 - $94,875
Forensic Psychologist I:   $70,000 - $88,550
Psychologist:                    $55,000 - $69,575

Major Work Duties:  
Come join our team at the Oklahoma Forensic Center, a 200-bed inpatient behavioral health facility!  Incumbent would perform forensic evaluations on pretrial consumers and those adjudicated Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity.  Will conduct forensic evaluations and providing testimony in high profile/capital cases that are more likely to result in media attention for ODMHSAS.  Will also serve as primary faculty in developing and implementing training of ODMHSAS community forensic evaluators.  May serve as the Director of Forensic Psychology in the Director's absence and provides significant contributions/leadership in special projects or performance improvement activities. 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Forensic Psychologist II:  Completion of the curriculum requirements for a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program (or its equivalent as determined by the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.)  Completion of a one year pre-doctoral internship, including direct supervision from a psychologist licensed in the state with specialization in clinical or counseling psychology. Current licensure by the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.  Minimum of four years of post-doctoral specialized training in the evaluation and/or treatment of forensic clients; including at least two years of licensure.  Experience with providing expert testimony at a minimum of five court hearings, with the ability to testify in a professional manner of forensic issues.

Forensic Psychologist I:  Completion of the curriculum requirements for a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program (or its equivalent as determined by the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.)  Completion of a one year pre-doctoral internship, including direct supervision from a psychologist licensed in the state with specialization in clinical or counseling psychology.  Current licensure by the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.  Minimum of one year of post-doctoral specialized training in the evaluation and/or treatment of forensic clients.  Experience with providing expert testimony during at least one legal proceeding (or during a mock trial if no opportunity for actual testimony exists.)

Psychologist:  Completion of the curriculum requirements for doctorate in psychology from an accredited college or university with a specialty in counseling psychology and academic year in a full-time post-masters or pre-doctoral internship, or one year full-time experience under the direct supervision of a psychologist licensed in the major program of doctoral study.  Must be currently licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; or eligible for license and willing to obtain licensure within a time frame to be determined by the Executive Director.

Additional Factors for Consideration:
Possession of a valid U.S. driver's license at the time of appointment to perform job related travel.  Applicant must be able to pass an OSBI background check. 

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing: 
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

First Preference / Pre-Announcement: 
DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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