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Osawatomie State Hospital Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow in Osawatomie, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12826681 About the Position:

Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

Full/Part-time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: Monday Friday08:00am 04:30pm

Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

Veterans Preference Eligible: Yes

Search Keywords: Clinical Therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist, Psychotherapist


Hourly Pay Range: \$23.87 \$31.98/hour

TEMPORARY additional differential of \$4.00/hr for all hours worked.

* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits:

Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage

Sick & Vacation leave

Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

Employee discounts with the STAR Program

Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information

Position is located at Osawatomie State Hospital, days/hours may vary. This position may require you to work weekends. A negative drug screen is required as a condition of employment.

All employees are expected to work in a harmonious and cooperative fashion with other staff to provide efficient and effective customer service: to use free time as available to assist other staff in the completion of work assignments and perform other tasks as needed; to contribute to a positive work environment through a positive, helpful, courteous demeanor towards staff, customers and the general public; and to adhere to appropriate standards of conduct regarding the use of leave, reports to work on time and in the designated fashion.

The purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow (Clinical Therapist) position is to consult with treatment team members regarding treatment planning and management of behavior; assisting teams with developing, writing, and revising treatment plans; helping to maintain a therapeutic environment; crisis intervention; therapeutic interventions (such as individual, group, and family therapy); evaluating psychological functioning utilizing a variety of tests to assess cognitive and personality functioning as well as risk for violence and self-harm; writing psychological test reports; and writing reports for the courts. Postdoctoral Fellows work closely with the Psychologist to gain the knowledge and expertise needed to practice independently when the Postdoctoral program is completed.

The essential functions of this position require physical strength to frequently push, pull, twist, bend, squat, walk, stand for extended periods of time, lift and/or restrain residents with or without assistance and respond to aggressive resident behavior with specific, trained techniques. Must be able to observe and respond to residents in distress.

Osawatomie State Hospital Adair Acute Care is funded in part by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is subject to requirements bestowed by Federal and State levels of government conditions of participation.


Education: Masters as a Social Worker, Psychologist, Psychotherapist

Licensing & Certification: A license as a masters level psychologist (LMLP) or temporary licensed psychologist (T-LP) is required by start date

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of degree program during the Postdoctoral program is allowed as long as all coursework and predoctoral internship is complete with a dissertation defense date set and with the understanding that Postdoctoral hours will not be counted until degree is conferred.

Preferred Qualifications: A doctoral degree in clinical psychology

Positions in this class require that at the time of appointment the selected candidate must take and pass a drug scree ing test approved by the Division of Personnel Services. Persons hired must also pass a law enforcement security clearance in compliance with policies of the Department of Aging and Disability Services.