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SC Department of Public Safety Psychologist I - FES in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This position is located within the Division of Inpatient Services' *Forensics Evaluation Services *Address: 7901 Farrow Road, Columbia, SC 29203

The Psychologist I will conduct forensic and sexually violent predator psychological evaluations and generate written reports on adults and/or juveniles involved in the adjudication process or committed to the Department of Mental Health's forensic psychiatric hospital. The Psychologist I may also testify as an expert witness. Evaluations will include competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, capacity to conform, sexually violent predator evaluations, risk assessments and psychological consultation testing.

This position allows for a $20,000 Supplement yearly in addition to the annual base salary.

Two (2) positions are available

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirement: A Doctorate in applied psychology from an accredited college or university and experience in the practice of applied psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualification: A Doctorate in psychology from an accredited college or university and (2) two years experience in the practice of applied psychology subsequent to the doctoral internship; or possession of a current license to practice clinical psychology in the State of South Carolina and (2) two years of experience in the practice of clinical psychology subsequent to the doctoral internship.

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded.

If the position that you are applying for requires a college degree, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript for the highest level of education you have completed upon job offer. Failure to produce an official transcript may result in termination.

If you have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony criminal offense (other than in a Juvenile Court), you MUST list this information (unless you have taken steps to expunge your record.) This includes fraudulent checks, driving under suspension, disorderly conduct, shoplifting, etc. *Please note that conviction of a criminal offense does not bar you from employment in all cases; each conviction is evaluated individually. However, failure to list convictions is considered falsification of the application and WILL BE grounds for termination, if hired. It is your responsibility to know what is on your criminal record. If you have charges on your record that appear without a court disposition (result) you may be asked to provide that information if selected for employment. If you have questions, please inquire before you complete your application.

Salary: $60,344.00 - $111,646.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 101971

Closing: 4/20/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: GA80

Position Number: 00000000

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 8

Opening Date: 01/01/2018

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at www.careers.sc.gov. Follow the status of your application on-line.

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Specific work hours will be discussed during the interview. This position is Monday thru Friday.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-Inpatient Services-Psychiatric Hospitals/Programs and Nursing Homes

Address: 220 Faison Drive Columbia, South Carolina, 29203

Phone: 803-935-6030

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