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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Psychologist 2 in Glenwood, Iowa

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Psychologist 2

Salary

$56,347.20 - $87,422.40 Annually

Location

Glenwood - 51534 - Mills County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Job Number

21-00310

Closing

11/15/2020 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Marsha Edgington medging@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.

Looking for the right place to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues because of an intellectual disability diagnosis, look no further. Glenwood Resource Center (GRC) is a strategic community partner in preparing and supporting individuals to live in the community of their choosing by workingwith the community to explore all reasonable and appropriate options before a person comes to live on the campus. To this end GRC is looking to add a Psychologist to their multidisciplinary team of Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDPs).

At GRC our staff enjoys an exceptional workplace where mutual respect and support are part of the culture. You’ll discover a rewarding environment with a team of dedicated professionals treating adults, adolescents and children with intellectual disabilities. The QIDPs are integral to the successful treatment of our clients, providing care in tandem with all care providers – Psychologist, Physicians, Nurses, Therapists, Pharmacists, Dentists, Dietitians, and Social Workers – to assure the best outcomes.

The Psychologist will assess, diagnose, treat and consult on psychiatric concerns; and do medication reviews. The incumbent must have the ability to write and give oral presentations on Behavior Support Plans (BSPs) to include:

  • Synthesizing information from numerous sources

  • Informing on visits and/or observations of individuals

  • Graphing and interpreting behavioral data

  • Conducting preference assessments

  • Conducting functional assessments to evaluate the maintaining function of behaviors

  • Incorporating psychiatric, medical, and health-related issues into the analysis

Further, expectations include:

  • Providing competency-based training on the BSP

  • Monitoring BSP implementation

  • Assessing lack of progress

  • Making recommendations, and re-training staff as necessary. Also, providing individual counseling/mentoring, and participating in the committee meetings. –

Additionally, optimal results are obtained in one’s ability to write Individual Service Plans (ISP) designed to support specific individual needs; to participate in ISP and Behavior Management Committee (BMC) meetings; and to communicate with clients, families/guardians, community bases providers, county or DHS staff, and the team of GRC QIDPs.

At GRC, we strive to provide holistic treatment utilizing the multidisciplinary model in an integrated approach to service provision. A person-centered approach is our goal in assisting each individual. We rely on our professionals to share their knowledge and ideas and be instrumental in helping GRC be the right choice for Iowans in need of our services.

The Glenwood Resource Center is located in Glenwood, Iowa, in the southwest area of the state in Mills County. The beautiful, historic town square of Glenwood defines the pride of this unique community. Human Services is a major industry for the area and the Glenwood Resource Center is a primary employer. Residents are just 15 miles south of the nation’s crossroads at I-29 and I-80 of the Omaha/Council Bluffs area.

The Glenwood community has the “Best of Both Worlds” offering a friendly, small town atmosphere with quick access to a booming metropolitan area. Midwest living gets no better than Glenwood, Iowa.

At GRC we are committed to helping talented professionals continue to grow by offering benefits such as:

  • Comprehensive Orientation

  • People-Centered Principles

  • Professional Development

  • Team Environment

As an employee of the GRC you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following and more.

  • Insurance – Health, Dental, Life and Long Term Disability

  • IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)

  • Leave – Sick, Vacation, Family and Military Leave

  • Wellness Program

To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit thebenefitsweb page.

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

Selectives

407 Psychology

Master's degree in psychology and one year professional psychology experience.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctorate degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling.

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling, and experience equal to two years of full-time clinical work in the provision of counseling and therapy in an institutional or community mental health, intellectual disability, long-term care, or correctional program.

  • Possession of a license to practice psychology from the Iowa Board of Psychology.

  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes twelve months of full-time work as a Psychologist 1.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description.

Additional Qualification Requirements

  • Designated positions at the Glenwood and Woodward Resource Centers require certification with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, or require such certification within a period of time after hire as determined by the appointing authority.

  • Designated positions may require licensure by the Iowa Board of Psychology Examiners, as determined by the appointing authority.

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Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Do you have a Doctorate Degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling?

  • Yes

  • No

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Do you have a Master's Degree in psychology, behavior analysis, or counseling?IF YES– How many years do you have of full-time full-time clinical work in the provision of counseling and therapy in an institutional or community mental health, intellectual disability, long-term care, or correctional program?

  • No experience to less than one year of work experience in the identified areas

  • One year to less than two years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Two years or more of work experience in the identified areas

  • Not applicable - I do not have a Master's Degree in the identified areas

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If you are an employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch): How many years have you spent in the classification of Psychologist 1 for the State of Iowa?

  • No experience to less than one year of work experience as a Psychologist 1

  • One year or more of work experience as a Psychologist 1

  • Not applicable - I am not an employee of the State of Iowa

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Do you posses a license to practice psychology from the Iowa Board of Psychology

  • Yes

  • No

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Does your application demonstrate that you have Master's degree in psychology and one year professional psychology experience?

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Address

711 S Vine StGlenwood, Iowa, 51534

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/disability-services/resource-centers/glenwood

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