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BEHAVIORAL SPECIALIST - F/C - 60074378

Date: Nov 29, 2017

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 21129 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: BEHAVIORAL SPECIALIST - F/C - 60074378

Position Number: 60074378 

Salary:  $30,622.02-$88,571.78 

Posting Closing Date: 01/11/2018 

Seeking a candidate with a Master's degree in psychology or a related field with experience in providing psychological treatment to work as part of a Multidisciplinary team under the supervision of a licensed psychologist in an inpatient forensic State facility serving adults who have been committed as Incompetent to Proceed or Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity. Duties include psychological assessment (to include response style assessment measures), psychological treatment, admission interviews, competency screenings, court report writing, consultation with Recovery Team members, and other duties as assigned.

 

Applicants from diverse backgrounds and those who are bilingual (particularly ASL) are particularly welcome.

 

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

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

 

 

FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO FREE FACILITY.

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

 

 

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee