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DMH Psychologist

State of Vermont | Middlesex, VT

State of Vermont
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Class Definition

Psychological and coordinating work involving the planning and delivering of clinical psychology services and Department staff training at the Department of Mental Health, other state operated facilities, or community-based programs. Duties may include administration of a program involved in the delivery of psychological or multi-discipline treatment services to patients. Extensive interaction occurs with staff of other human service disciplines. Duties are performed under the general direction of a professional administrative superior. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate staff, graduate interns, and others on a regular or project basis. All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation.

Who May Apply

This position, DMH Psychologist (Job Requisition #474), is open to all State employees and external applicants. Please Note: This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

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Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Candidates, including current State employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, or persons exercising re-employment rights, must pass a fingerprint supported background investigation applicable to the position. Additionally, in accordance with AHS Policy 4.02 - Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicants will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed mainly in either an office or clinical setting at a state-operated facility, designated hospital or community-based services program. Direct interaction with clients who are identified as having major mental illness, behavior management support needs, and may be at risk of harm to self or others. Duties typically occur within a normal workday and workweek, but emergencies and other exceptions may occur

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or PsyD. In clinical psychology from an accredited program AND One (1) year of experience as a psychologist at a professional level.


Master's degree in psychology AND Five (5) years of clinical experience as a psychologist at a professional level.

Note: Must be Licensed or License eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Vermont

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a Psychologist in an in-patient setting preferred.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier

Job Code: 474
Posted On: 2019-03-04 10:02:16
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare, Mental Health
Job Status: Full Time
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