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Behavioral Clinician

Date Posted:  Nov 20, 2020
Requisition ID:  103082

Logansport, IN, US, 46947

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About Logansport State Hospital:

Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness. Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community. 


Salary Information:

The salary is commensurate based on experience.


About the Job:

The Behavioral Clinician performs highly technical work under professional supervision involving the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients or inmates assigned to a mental health or correctional facility.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Administers and scores individual psychological tests
  • Interprets and reports on psychological test data under supervision
  • Observes and interviews patients of inmates being evaluated
  • Conducts group testing
  • Writes reports concerning patient or inmate behavior
  • Confers with other staff members regarding psychological data
  • Compiles and analyzes test and program data collected for the purpose of research and continuous program functioning; under supervision evaluates research data and assists in preparing research reports.

The job description 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.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • The candidate must have a Master Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the following fields:  Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or Addiction Counseling.
  • Considerable knowledge of the concepts, principles and methods underlying relevant branches of psychology such as social psychology, clinical psychology, child psychology, developmental psychology, neurological psychology and psychopathology
  • Basic knowledge of, and ability to apply; the principles and methods of psychometrics, statistics and scaling methods
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, interviewing and counseling skills
  • Ability to determine appropriate approach to routine problems without supervision
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


What You Will Get in Return:

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

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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