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Psychologist Associate

Job Requisition ID:  38193

Opening Date: 06/03/2024

Closing Date/Time: 06/14/2024 

Salary:   Anticipated Salary (Effective 7/1/24): $4,952 - $6,952 per month ($59,424 - $83,424 per year)  

Work Hours:  various shifts, see below:  

Clinical Dept.

(1 vacancy) Monday 10:00am - 6:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm, Friday 6:30am - 3:00pm, Clinical

(1 vacancy) Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday 10:00am - 6:30pm, Thursday 6:30am - 6:00pm, Clinical

Work Location: 1120 Washington Ave, Dixon, Illinois, 61021-1258, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Mabley Developmental Center, Psychology Services


Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Psychologist Associate for the Mabley Developmental Center located in Dixon, Illinois to participate in on-the-job and in-service training on the Units. Assigned controlled work assignments of increasing difficulty, complexity and responsibility. Receives training in how to interview individuals and their families to determine medical condition and to develop treatment goals and plans. Receives training in how to conduct individual counseling services with assigned individuals. Receives training in how to administer, score and interpret psychological screening tests and other evaluation instruments. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Participates in on-the-job and in-service training on the Units.
  • Serves as a member of the Treatment Team to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Receives training in how to administer, score and interpret psychological screening tests and other evaluation instruments.
  • Attends assigned committee meetings and provides input into meeting goals of committee.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires possession of a master’s degree in psychology from a recognized college or university.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others.
  • Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
  • Requires ability to travel in the performance of duties.
  • Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  • Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
  • The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
• A Pension Program
• Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
• 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
• 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
   * Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)
• 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
• Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
• 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
• Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
• Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
• GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans
• 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
• Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
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