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Psychologist NMPRC

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Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Listing Title:
Psychologist NMPRC
Company Name:
State of Missouri Department of Mental Health
Title of Position:
Psychologist – Department of Mental Health at NMPRC
Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center
3505 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64505
Scheduled Hours – M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm

Why you’ll love this position:
Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center is a 108-bed forensic inpatient psychiatric hospital located in St. Joseph, Missouri. NMPRC’s vision is to transform the lives of Missourians with mental illness by providing evidence-based treatment in a safe and healing environment. We are dedicated to empowering Missourians to thrive in communities that support mental health, achieve health equity, and promote well-being. NMPRC’s core values are CARE: Compassion, Acceptance, Respect, and Excellence. You can be a part of this important effort by being a member within our Medical Staff Department.

General Summary:
This is a licensed professional position accountable for coordinating and managing the assessment and treatment of mental illnesses. Provides thorough behavioral health services including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The candidate will be required to complete both forensic assessments and clinical duties. Forensic assessments may include any of the following: Pretrial mental evaluations, competency restoration examinations, sexually violent predator evaluations, risk assessments for patients charged with a sex offense, and conditional release assessments. Develops and implements individual treatment plans that specify type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy. Treats and counsels clients and uses a variety of treatment methods to intervene and assist in behavior modification. Writes reports on clients, and evaluates the effectiveness of counseling or other treatments and modifies plans and diagnoses as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
In addition to those mentioned above: Knowledge of psychological assessment and measurement techniques. Ability to develop, implement, and coordinate psychological services for an assigned treatment/habilitation program.

More reasons to love this position:
The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or Forensic Psychology
• Currently a licensed Psychologist for the State of Missouri or license eligible
• Psychiatric Forensic experience (Substitutions may be allowed)
• Certification as a Forensic Psychology Examiner (CFE) for the Department of Mental Health or willing to obtain certification

To apply, please submit your resume to nmprchr@dmh.mo.gov , apply online via Indeed or www.mocareers.mo.gov or in-person at 3505 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506

The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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