213 Tracy Creek Rd
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The person in this position will provide professional psychological services to individuals residing and receiving services in Region 2 Broome, residing within the Broome/Tioga County area. As a Licensed Psychologist they may mentor or supervise unlicensed psychology department staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Psychological assessments, development, revision and implementation of behavior support plans, staff training, participation in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (ITT) process, consulting with ITT members on functional skills development, counseling for individuals and groups.
• Provide clinical leadership in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders.
• Conduct capability to consent determinations, including: sexual consent, behavior management and medical treatment issues, review capability assessments annually and as needed.
• Analyze behavioral data and write progress notes.
• Prepare Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plans as required.
• Serve as instructor/facilitator including working with available team members, setting objectives and writing monthly progress notes. Group counselling.
• As needed, provide individual counseling and write either a specific note or incorporate within the general monthly notes.
• Attend psychiatric consultations as needed, be available to provide behavioral data as needed.
• Assist with training staff for individual Behavior Support Plans and Risk Management Plans.
• Attend departmental meetings and team staff meetings as scheduled.
• Satisfactorily complete all annual, mandated courses and update courses such as PROMOTE, CPR and other topics.
• Serve on DDSOO committees or task forces, when requested.
• Provide input and attend quarterly, annual and special team meetings as assigned.
• Assist Treatment Team with incident/investigation follow up, may involve conflict resolution or BSP revisions when necessary.
• Other duties as assigned including assistance and mentorship to lower level psychology department staff as needed.
Additional Comments Please note, the posted salary includes an approved Increased Hiring Rate to Job Rate ($114,444) and an approved Geographic Differential of $20,000.
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Paid Holidays and Leave
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year.
• Five (5) days paid personal leave each year.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year.
• Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events.
Health Care Coverage
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