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Psychological Assistant

at (OMB) Office of Mang. and Budget State of Delaware in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The incumbent will be part of a growing LTC Neurobehavioral Health team, providing a wide array of services and supports to individuals with complex medical and psychiatric needs, including dementia, TBI, physical disabilities, SPMI, and more. This is a fulfilling role working with a number of vulnerable populations. There are plenty of opportunities for those interested in providing individual/group therapy, assessment, behavior management, program development, teaching/training, supervision, outcomes-based treatment monitoring, etc. Opportunities for clinical specialization may be available.
Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Interviews clients; administers, scores and interprets results of standard and complex psychological and vocational tests. Participates in making diagnoses; plans program of treatment and gives individual and group therapy to person with minor through major disorder.  
      
  • Confers with others such as staff, state and private agencies, community service agencies, courts, schools, police and families. 
      
  • Writes reports and may assist in program development.
      
  • May provide individual services where needed including making home visits.
      
  • May direct the work of lower level personnel.
      
  • May work in a psychiatric emergency setting on a temporary or fulltime basis.
     
  • May perform functions which include responsibility for a program area.
      
  • May testify as an expert witness in court.
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Job Posting: 853038

Posted On: Oct 04, 2021

Updated On: Nov 04, 2021