Adolescent and Child Psychologist

Posted: July 1, 2019


Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services - Willmar, Minnesota

Job Description:

With our new facility comes the need for inspired clinical leadership. Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services (CABHS) in Willmar, MN has an amazing opportunity for an ambitious and talented child and adolescent clinical psychologist who wants to help lead a specialty team in behavioral health. The State of Minnesota has broken ground on a $7.5+ million to build a new 16-bed psychiatric hospital for ages 6 to 18 who have serious behavioral and emotional conditions. The funding is part of a long-term commitment to serving this vulnerable population in a state-of-the art facility and providing exceptional care and treatment to match.

As a child and adolescent clinical psychologist, you will be deeply involved in the care and treatment of those we serve as well as helping to set the direction and priorities for treatment within a program model that you help to advance. You will be part of a dedicated team of hospitalists, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and rehabilitation therapists, all of whom are devoted to the use of evidence-based practices and integrated, child-centered treatment.

Psychological services include comprehensive psychological assessment; providing evidence based individual, group and family psychological treatment; working as a member of the interdisciplinary team to incorporate assessment results with the broader treatment plan; participate and help lead patient treatment conferences; provide assistance and consultation in positive behavioral supports to the treatment team and other key stakeholders in the management and/or treatment of mental, behavioral, adjustment and psychosocial disorders; assist in risk assessment and management of suicidality and violence. This role is a key integrator of clinical information from various sources including their own direct observations, treatment, testing and evaluation results, team and collateral reports and medical records. Be part of a team that works continually to improve and excel in the mental health care field!

Benefits:

The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employees competitive compensation, and an excellent benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, 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.

Relocation assistance is available to qualifying candidates

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology
  • Licensed Psychologists by the Minnesota Board of Psychology (LP)*
  • One year post license experience
  • Completion of an APA approved internship – demonstrating specialization in working with children and Adolescents

How to Apply:

This job is being posted at both the Behavior Medicine Practitioner and Psychologist 3 and levels. If you wish to apply for the Psychologist 3 posting (license or license eligible candidates), please apply to Job Opening ID: 29618. The level at which the position is filled will depend on candidates' qualifications/experience.

Apply online at www.mn.gov/careers, search for the following Job ID# 29617

Contact Taylor Stiff at [email protected] for more information.

HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE APPLICATION & WEBSITE?

Contact the helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or [email protected].

You can also visit http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/applicant-help/.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

 

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.