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Licensed Psychologist Manager, Corrections

Job ID: 52082
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Job Description:

The work location for this position is State Correctional Institution at Somerset, Somerset, PA

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections encourages professional growth of individual staff. This is a team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring public safety.

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections currently has a full-time position open at State Correctional Institution at Somerset.  This position manages a psychological services program. Work involves supervising a psychological services staff of technical and licensed personnel; evaluating the effectiveness of inmate psychological services; and developing and integrating psychological services policies and procedures. Work is performed under the general direction of a Deputy Corrections Superintendent, Licensed Psychologist Director, or other administrative superior; and is subject to review through consultation, written reports and evaluations of program effectiveness. 


* Salary negotiable

* Comprehensive health insurance; prescription, vision, and dental plan coverage (after six months); liberal retirement/pension plan with eligibility for full retirement at age 55.  Paid vacation, personal leave, paid holidays, group life insurance and much more.

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Frequency of Pay:

per year

Other Qualifications:

One year as licensed professional psychologist in the treatment of inmates or individuals with mental illness, mental retardation or behavioral dysfunction. 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Possession of a valid license to practice psychology as issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology or possession of a valid to practice psychology as issued by another state with licensure requirements acceptable to the Board.  Applicants with out-of-state licensure must obtain Pennsylvania licensure within one year of employment.

 How to Apply:  Go to www.scsc.pa.gov, click job Seekers, click Social and Employment Services, scroll down to Licensed Psychologist, click test announcement # on the left and follow on-line instructions. (be certain to check the Licensed Psychologist Manager, Corrections)

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Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services



Work Schedule:

1st Shift




Prisons & Institutions



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