Senior Behavioral Psychologist

Posted: June 11, 2018

Job Class

Behavioral Medicine Practitioner

Closing Date


Salary Range

Up to: $51.34/hourly; up to $109,349 /annually

Job Summary

Forensics Services is seeking a licensed senior psychologist to join our team in a rewarding career as a Senior Consulting Psychologist/Behavioral Medical Practitioner (BMP) within our Forensics Behavioral Health Support Department. The BMP provides psychological services as part of the behavior support team to assess treatment needs for behaviorally challenging individuals. The BMP supports treatment teams through behavior assessments, data analysis, and development and implementation of behavior support strategies. In addition, the Senior Psychologist/BMP provides clinical consultations, person centered support recommendations, training and guidance to teams as assigned. S/He provides clinical direction to department peers in implementation of these strategies. The BMP delivers treatment groups, assists in program development and maintenance, and gives individual assistance to patients as needed. Knowledge and experience in behavior management and modification for individuals with developmental disabilities and related conditions and other serious and persistent mental disorders are needed.

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum one year post licensure as a psychologist by the Minnesota Board of Psychology (LP)
• D. or Psy. D. in clinical psychology Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

NOTE- To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience in the areas listed.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS- The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
EDUCATION VERIFICATION- Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website Job ID 19143. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.


If you have questions about the position, contact Taylor Stiff at [email protected]

Apply here: PI102850177


Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.