Associate Psychologist, Greater Binghamton Health Center, P21339
Company: State of New York
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for
appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list;
Candidates must have permanent status as an Associate
Psychologist, Grade 23, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be
eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. In
order to be eligible for 70.1 transfer, candidates must have one
year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a qualifying
title within two salary grades of the Grade 23 level.
For Temporary Appointment:
Associate Psychologist is a continuous recruitment examination.
Candidates who are not on the eligible list may apply for this
position and if appointed, will receive a temporary appointment.
Candidates appointed with temporary status must receive a score
that is reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be
permanently appointed. Candidates who are found not qualified or
who do not receive a reachable score may not be retained.
Candidates meeting the following qualifications may apply to
this posting and apply for the examination (http://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc-cr/20-254.cfm)
through the Department of Civil Service.
A doctoral degree in a clinical field of psychology (see notes
EITHER a one-year, full-time pre-doctoral clinical internship OR
one year of psychology experience in a clinical setting, under the
supervision of a licensed psychologist.
Non-Qualifying Degrees: Non-qualifying degrees include, but are
not limited to the following: education, educational psychology,
transpersonal psychology, educational counseling, guidance
counseling, experimental psychology, industrial psychology,
psychometrics, organizational psychology, student and personnel
services, mental health counseling, pastoral psychology, human
Psychology experience in a clinical setting is considered to be
any direct care experience with individuals, families, or groups in
a hospital, clinic, facility, private practice, or correctional
setting under the supervision of a Licensed Psychologist.
Qualifying experience must primarily include performing
psychological evaluations or assessment tests, psychological
diagnostic testing, developing psychological treatment plans,
providing psychological counseling and treatment in one or more of
the following areas: mental and/or emotional disorders, mental
retardation, developmental disabilities, alcoholism, addictions,
sex offender assessment and treatment, or forensic mental
- The following experience is NOT considered qualifying:
Experience in administration, administrative services,
administrative oversight, training, special education, behavior
specialist, habilitation specialist, project management, research,
or primarily supervisory experience. Other non-qualifying
experience includes, but is not limited to, experience in
experimental psychology, research psychology, industrial
psychology, organizational psychology, utilization review, guidance
NOTE: In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain
employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or
entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare
exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally
assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as
an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded
from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be
terminated from your employment.
If appointed you may be required to become an enrolled Medicare
provider; obtain and provide to your employer a National Provider
Identifier (NPI) number issued by the National Plan and Provider
Enumeration System (NPPES); and otherwise actively participate to
the degree necessary to allow for your services to be billed
through Medicare and Medicaid. If you are appointed and lose the
ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be
terminated from your employment.
Duties Description As an Associate Psychologist, you would
function as an advanced clinician and provide professional
psychological services under the clinical supervision of a Licensed
Psychologist. In addition to assessment and treatment, your duties
may include: clinical leadership; program management; forensic or
court-ordered assessment, treatment and expert testimony;
psychological services requiring expertise in neuropsychology,
geropsychology, sex offender treatment, cognitive rehabilitation,
trauma, and substance and/or chemical abuse programs, specialized
assessment (functional, personality, risk, competency, vocational,
education); design and application of behavioral technology and
other specialized psychological interventions; individual, group or
family therapy; crisis intervention, consultation to other
agencies; training and peer review.
In addition to the above duties, you may also perform the
following duties: supervise psychological services provided by
clinical staff; evaluate information from mental health units,
probation, parole, district attorneys' offices, etc.; assist in
determining the need for admission to a secure treatment facility
or release to strict and intensive community supervision and
treatment; develop, review, and oversee behavior management plans
and/or treatment plans; and develop and conduct psychology-related
training for all levels of direct care and clinical staff.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff
Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the
Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees
whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for
serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from
appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible
list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a
Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal
Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported;
conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted
information on the prospective appointee's employment application,
may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each
case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the
applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and
regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order
to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may
be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the
Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR).
Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on
the SCR may be barred from appointment.
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