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Job Title:   Psychologist III PSP

County:   Pawnee

Req. No:   186681

Agency Name:   Larned State Hospital

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

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Job Description:

The psychologist in this position provides the full range of psychological services (evaluation, treatment, treatment planning) for Psychiatric Services Program. The psychologist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide evaluation and treatment services for adults (which includes ages 18 through adult) civilly committed or voluntarily admitted to the Adult Treatment Center. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide needed psychological services needed as described in the Psychiatric Services Program policies and procedures.  In addition, the psychologist will complete reports to the court and provide expert witness testimony, as needed.

Special Qualifications/Education

HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.

STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/jobsteps.htm

STEP 2:  Complete the official State of Kansas application form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/intro.htm

STEP 3:  Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement. If you would like a position description for this position please email LarnedHR@lsh.ks.gov or call: (620) 285-4521.

STEP 4:   Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation, and tax clearance certificate.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html   include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

Required Documents:  Online State of Kansas Application form, Kansas Department of Revenue Tax Clearance Certificate and any required documents for the positions special qualifications/education (send to LarnedHR@lsh.ks.gov or fax to: (620) 285-4359).

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at   http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.

Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 620-285-4521.

What to Expect Next:  Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.   Supporting documentation will be verified.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Failure to complete all required paperwork, i.e., tax clearance form, including security clearance forms that will be emailed to you upon receipt of your application, by closing date will result in non consideration for the position.  Next, applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions. A written exercise may be completed at the time of interview. A second interview may be conducted.  Applicants will be subject to background check and criminal history investigation. 

Veterans Preference' Eligible: (VPE):  Former  military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under  K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum qualifications  and competency factors of the position. The Veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.  Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm

Reasonable Accommodation: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Human Resource Shared Services at 620-285-4384.

Citizenship Statement:  Not accepting VISA recruits at this time.

Larned State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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