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Developmental Disabilities Psychologist

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE

Job Description


The Department of Health and Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Division, is seeking an enthusiastic psychologist to join the expanding clinical team! The Clinical Psychologist position is a full-time position. Apply today and join a great team in Helping Nebraskans' Live Better Lives!

Job location is Lincoln and Omaha.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. 
This successful candidate will perform varying assessments with people receiving services through the State of Nebraska who have intellectual/developmental disabilities (ID/DD) with co-morbid mental health diagnoses. (new paragraph) Successful candidate will support the following: (add bullet points)
• Assessments may include, but are not limited to: intellectual, adaptive, risk, behavior, and personality.
• Psychologist will work closely with a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Behavior Support Specialist (BSS) to complete comprehensive psychological and functional behavior assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
• Will work closely with multidisciplinary teams (MD, APRN, SLP, PT, OT, direct care staff, etc).
• Provide clinical and organizational consultation.
• For people not currently receiving services through the State of Nebraska, the Psychologist will work to determine eligibility for individuals by conducting assessments with parents/guardians.
• Psychologist may be asked to testify at court hearings about assessments conducted or eligibility determinations.
• Candidate will have interest in working with Doctoral Psychology Interns in providing support and supervision.
REQUIREMENTS:  Doctorate (e.g. PhD, PsyD, EdD) in psychology earned from an accredited institution of higher learning and obtaining the status of Provisionally Licensed Psychologist (PLP) or Licensed Psychologist (LP) from the State of Board of Psychologists prior to employment. Preferred: Licensed Clinical Psychologist with formal training in Applied Behavioral Analysis.

PREFERRED:  2-3 years experience delivering psychological services to persons with intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities. Experience with community providers of ID/DD services. Experience supervising psychology interns and experience writing, implementing and monitoring behavior programs.

OTHER:  Valid drivers license or the ability to provide authorized independent transportation
Possess and demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills when working with other professionals and direct care staff.
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Job Details

Date Posted September 26, 2017
Date Closes October 26, 2017
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 19-3031.00 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Zipcode 68507
Name Geana Blythe
Phone 402-223-6189

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Psychiatry

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