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Date Posted:  Apr 29, 2022
Requisition ID:  320987

Logansport, IN, US, 46947


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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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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. 



This position's salary will be commensurate based on education and/or experience.




About the Job:

As a Psychologist,  you will be supervising the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of patients with a wide diversity of developmental and psychological problems. You will contribute to the formulation of institutional policies in overall planning. 

A Day in the Life:

​The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Establish immediate or long-term goals for psychological services. 
  • Initiate, formulate, comply, and evaluate test and program data for the research and/or continuous program evaluations. 
  • Coordinate or establish programs such as behavior modification programs, drug abuse programs, programs for the educable mentally retarded, or out-patient clinic programs. 
  • Consult with and make recommendations to institutional administrators regarding department budget. 
  • Consult with personnel in other disciplines regarding psychological data, individual treatment programs, and program recommendations. 
  • Supervise and maintain training programs for graduate students in clinical psychology and coordinate the operation of these training programs with representatives of the university.  
  • Make recommendations regarding case disposition to the court or to other legal authorities. 
  • Provide in-service training and staff development opportunities including new employee training.  
  • Write reports such as psychological reports, social histories, transfer papers, and individual evaluations. 
  • Determine or evaluate determination of workable treatment plan for patients from test data. 
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.   
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role. 

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:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. 
  • Must be certified as a Psychologist by the Indiana State Board of Examiners in Psychology. 
  •  Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of clinical and counseling psychology, social psychology, child psychology, developmental psychology, psychopathology, and psychometrics. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the types and uses of psychological research techniques, statistics, educational theory, interviewing techniques, and psychotherapeutic skills and ability to administer and interpret these techniques. 
  • Specialized knowledge of institutional policies and goals and role of psychology department in effecting these goals. 
  • Specialized knowledge of budgetary process and budgetary needs of psychology department. 
  • Ability to organize, direct, and supervise a complex and comprehensive psychological program. 
  • Ability to coordinate a psychological program with related programs to formulate and maintain a total facility program. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


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) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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