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Date: Feb 15, 2018

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 9465 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: SENIOR BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - F/C - 60006847

Position Number: 60006847 

Salary:  1,347.75 Biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/28/2018 

Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee seeks a Licensed Psychologist to fill a half-time position in the Forensic Service under the state job title "Senior Behavioral Analyst F/C." This position will report to the Chief Psychologist and will perform psychological services as prioritized by the Chief Psychologist to include services such as the following: forensic psychological evaluations concerning Competence to Proceed and Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity issues within Florida's criminal laws and rules, psychological assessment and testing, interviewing, treatment planning, progress notes and other documentation, crisis intervention, group and individual treatment, consultation within the context of a multidisciplinary team, in an inpatient facility with men and women who are diagnosed with a wide range of severe mental disorders including personality disorders. The facility operates within a Recovery model.  The position could provide clinical supervision of unlicensed psychology personnel including interns and practicum students. Diverse candidates are welcome as are those who are bilingual (Spanish or ASL are particularly welcome).  Staff housing is an option for full-time licensed psychologists who are willing to provide coverage for facility issues that may arise after hours. 

Please submit a State of Florida application that addresses training and experience in the functional areas described above for this job.

As a separate attachment, send a cover letter that speaks to your interest in, and preparation for, providing psychological services to a complex clinical adult population in a secure mental health facility.  This letter should include your training and experience with forensic specific assessments such as evaluations of competency to proceed/stand trial and use of the TOMM, SIRS, and/or M-FAST.


Judging Qualities of Things, Services, People

Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing   information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Implementing Ideas, Programs, etc.

Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas   or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of   installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning within formation and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative   importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Analyzing Data or Information

Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Interpreting Meaning of Information To Others

Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to   support responses or feedback to others.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs'   functions.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.

Communicating With Persons Outside The Organization


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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