IDD Services Psychological Examiner II
Performs highly complex (senior-level) psychological testing and evaluation in order to establish eligibility for state services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder or related conditions; Work involves psychological testing, programming, diagnosing, reporting, and research; May supervise the work of others; Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Plans and implements psychological activities; Administers and interprets psychological instruments, and conducts psychological assessments and diagnosis; Coordinates in research projects and program evaluations; Coordinates training programs; Interviews clients/families, recommends treatment, and prepares reports; Prepares behavioral analyses, and designs and monitors behavior modification and skill acquisition plans; Participates in conferences for diagnosis and treatment planning; Reviews reports for completeness and accuracy; Develops and implements individualized program plans; May testify in probate, family, or criminal court cases; Assists in conducting research and disseminating findings; Assists with quality assurance and quality enhancement activities related to psychological service provisions; May supervise the work of others. Knowledge of psychology and related disciplines; and of psychological tests, measurements, and treatment techniques and practices; Skill in interviewing, and in the use of a computer and applicable software; Ability to interpret diagnostic interviews and test data, to analyze behavioral deficits, to develop plans for implementing and monitoring rehabilitation activities in skill acquisition and behavior management, and to communicate effectively; Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Desired Job/Degree Experience: One (1) year experience in counseling or psychological work; Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a doctorate degree in psychology or a related degree; Prefer competency in bilingual assessment.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure: Must be a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Texas or a reciprocity state; Must be proficient in administering and interpreting psychological test instruments; Must be capable of preparing comprehensive reports; Must maintain licensure including meeting annual continuing education training requirements set by Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; Must meet criteria for Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) “Certified Authorized Provider” in an exempt agency; Current, full, unencumbered license in the state of Texas as a medical doctor or licensed psychologist with: successful completion of graduate coursework in individual intellectual assessment, supervised experience or successful completion of graduate coursework in adaptive behavior assessment; and, one (1) year of employment, internship, or practicum in the field of intellectual disability.
AACOG is a qualifying employer for the US Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
After completing a probationary period with AACOG, the employee will be eligible for a $4,000 sign-on bonus.This position is a Pay Grade 19. Salary commensurate with experience. This is an exempt position. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.
AACOG offers a generous benefits package. These benefits can be reviewed at ADVANTAGES of WORKING for AACOG.
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