Dec 02, 2019

Staff Clinical Psychologist 3

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Job Description

Staff Clinical Psychologist 3

$62,645.01 - $88,933.02


Ancora State Psychiatric Hospital is seeking an experienced Staff Clinical Psychologist 3 responsible for supervising programs of psychological services including program development and evaluation, training psychologists and other professionals and nonprofessionals. This individual will monitor their performance and carry out psychological programs in accord with professional and administrative standards. This candidate will provide direct high level services to clients, and participate in administrative decision making within the psychology department to the design of positive programs and supports within a multidisciplinary

mental health setting serving a diverse adult population with severe and persistent mental illness. 


Position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology.  Preference is given to applicants with a Doctoral Degree in Psychology (PhD, PsyD, or EdD).  Must have completed one (1) year of supervised full-time clinical internship or of one (1) year of extensively supervised clinical experience. Graduate course training shall have included at least thirty (30) semester hour credits in a psychology program consisting of six (6) semester hour credits in counseling/psychotherapy, and three (3) semester hour credits in each of the following areas: individual intelligence testing, objective and/or projective testing, and abnormal psychology. At least fifteen (15) semester hour credits should be in courses relevant to clinical psychology such as learning theories, human motivation, personality theories, human growth and development, psychopharmacology, and statistics and research.


Two (2) years of responsible experience in addition to the supervised clinical internship in the field of clinical psychology in a community mental health center, mental hospital, school for the developmentally disabled, or penal, correctional, or juvenile institution, or other setting involving the use of psychodiagnostics, psychotherapy, projective techniques, and other clinical methods. 


SPECIAL NOTE: One (1) year of residency (advanced training beyond internship or extensively supervised clinical experience) is considered equivalent to one (1) year of experience.


NOTE: Thirty (30) additional semester hour credits beyond the Master's degree in Psychology from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of required experience which must be earned subsequent to the supervised full-time clinical internship.


NOTE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate degree in Psychology (Ph.D.) or a Doctorate degree in Education (Ed.D.)in psychology and completion of a one (1) year supervised full-time clinical internship. Graduate course training shall have included a minimum of six (6) semester hour credits in each of the following areas: objective and projective testing, psychotherapeutic techniques and counseling, personality development and learning theory, motivation and psychopathology, and research design and statistical analyses.


LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


We offer a competitive benefit package that includes sick, personal, vacation and holiday leave along with Dental Plan, Major Medical Insurance, Prescription Coverage, Life Insurance, and an excellent Pension and Retirement Plan.


Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resource Director (email preferred):


Ancora Psychiatric Hospital

301 Spring Garden Road

Ancora, NJ 08037-9699


Ancora Psychiatric Hospital

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