State of Massachusetts Psychologist IV in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Serve as a Forensic Evaluator, serve as a member of the Community Access Board, which reviews and assesses progress in sex offender treatment, sexual dangerousness status, and applications for a Community Access Program and makes treatment recommendations; authors assigned reports and provides Expert/Witness Testimony in determination of Sexual Dangerousness status; participates in other institution/departmental committees, performs all other duties as assigned
Must be a psychiatrist or psychologist licensed in the Commonwealth. Have at least two (2) years of experience diagnosing, assessing, evaluating, or treating sexually aggressive offenders. Be a member of an organization that promotes research and the study of the treatment and assessment of sex offenders. Be certified as a Designated Forensic Professional (DFP) in Massachusetts or possess a similar certification in forensic assessment, such as one granted by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), or complete the Contractor’s training program in the forensic assessment of sexual offenders. Meet eligibility requirements and/or expressed interest in obtaining designated forensic psychologist in 104 CMR 33.04 (3) (b).
This is a Civil Service position. Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement.
The DOC urges bi-lingual applicants to apply.
Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Current and valid registration as a Psychologist by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Psychology. Applicants must also have at least three years of years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience as a Licensed Psychologist in the application of psychological principles and techniques in a recognized agency providing psychological services or treatment, of which (B) at least one year must have included supervision over Post-doctoral Psychologists-in-training and/or Psychological Assistants. Based on assignment, must meet the eligibility requirements for Designated Forensic Psychologist in 104 CMR 33.04(3)(b).
Special Requirements: Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job: *Medical Services
Organization: *Department of Correction
Title: Psychologist IV
Location: Massachusetts-Bridgewater-30 Admin Road
Requisition ID: 210001PF