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Minimum Qualifications Permanent candidates must hold a current license to practice psychology issued by the New York State Department of Education OR be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list OR be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Duties Description As a Licensed Psychologist, you would provide professional psychological services to a caseload of 48 individuals in 5 IRA’s in Greene and Ulster Counties. In addition to assessments and treatment, your duties may include but are not limited to:
•Develop, implement and monitor behavior support plans and functional behavioral assessments
•Participate as a member of the Psychology Department, which includes monthly meetings
•Clinical leadership and supervision of Master’s Level Psychologist
•Forensic or court ordered assessment, treatment or expert testimony
•Complete capacity and psychological evaluations as needed
•Develop and present individuals’ cases to various review committees (BMRC, ICC) for approval
•Consultation to other agencies
•Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team and attend monthly meetings for individual service plans, case reviews and residential habilitation.
•Provide on-site training and guidance to direct care staff and assist in crisis intervention
•Complete psychological evaluation as required
•Design and application of appropriate specialized psychological interventions
•Participation in policy development workgroups
•Special assignments as directed
•Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Participation in the Administrator on Call (AOC) system is required. Occasional evening/weekend hours to attend meetings may be required.
Additional Comments NOTE: Travel within the five-county catchment area will be required in the performance of the duties of the position. This may include a state-owned vehicle, as available, or the employee’s own car. An employee who uses his/her own car will be reimbursed at current negotiated rates.
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26 Center Circle
Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and a current resume to the Taconic DDSO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Also, be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume.
Taconic DDSO – Human Resources
26 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3320
Email: opwdd.sm. taconic.jobs
Please note: Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare
and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.