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Date Posted:  Feb 8, 2024
Requisition ID:  438256

Evansville, IN, US, 47714

Work for Indiana:

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

About the Evansville State Hospital:

Evansville State Hospital is one of the Indiana State Psychiatric Hospitals who are committed to the mission of Hope and Recovery. Residing on 88 acres on the east side of Evansville, Ind., our facility provides medical treatment for chronic mental illness and substance abuse disorders from our dedicated team of psychiatrists and advanced practice professionals. Active Treatment helps our patients achieve their goals directed towards living in the most non-restrictive environment possible. Our team of professionals assist our patients in the treatment process involving medical staff, nursing, psychology, social work, rehabilitation therapy and our community integration program. Evansville State Hospital continues to maintain accreditation through The Joint Commission as an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital as well as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification as a Psychiatric Medicare/Medicaid Hospital.


Salary: This position traditionally starts at an annual salry of $71,500. Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.


Location: This position is located in Evansville, IN.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Administer initial and annual psychological assessments for all patients. 
  • Perform psychological testing, scoring, interpretation, and written reports. 
  • Participate in clinical treatment meetings. 
  • Provide evidence-based, recovery oriented therapeutic interventions to patients in individual and/or group format. 
  • Maintain a therapeutic alliance with the patient and family/caregivers and facilitates family therapy. 
  • Provide evidence-based therapeutic and psychoeducational interventions for campus-wide active treatment groups. 
  • Complete documentation of all aspects of patient contact per facility, departmental and HIPPA guidelines. 
  • Provide recommendations for specialized psychological evaluation and treatment according to the goals outlined in the master treatment plan. 
  • Ensure patient involvement and participation in treatment planning and implementation. 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.  
  • Must hold a valid license as a Psychologist by the Indiana State Psychology Board. 
  • Knowledge of psychological theory, practice, and applicable laws pertaining to the practice of psychology in Indiana. 
  • Ability to utilize various sources of data to determine changing clinical needs of hospital population and the ability to plan and or alter psychological practice accordingly. 
  • Ability to administer, interpret, and incorporate psychological assessment materials to address salient diagnostic and treatment issues. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
  • Knowledge of the professional ethical guidelines delineated by the American Psychological Association. 
  • Knowledge of the State of Indiana rules and statutes and HIPAA regulations pertaining to patient privacy and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to supervise master’s level clinicians and practicum students, if applicable. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave;
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].

The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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Nearest Major Market: Evansville