Psychologist 3 - #604334

State of Minnesota

Date: 11/25/2021 23:00 PM

City: Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Salary: $66,189 - $98,428 / year

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Details

Job Class: Psychologist 3

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 11/25/2021
  • Closing Date: 01/03/2022
  • Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections
  • Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) - Lino Lakes (LL)
  • Division/Unit: Health Services / Behavioral Health Services
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 7:45 am - 4:15 pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $31.70 - $47.14/hourly; $66,189 - $98,428/annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

This Psychologist 3 vacancy is part-time and will work 32 hours per week between Monday-Friday and the hours of 7:45 am - 4:15 pm.

This position provides behavioral health services to clients in a Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) at the MCF-LL and provides clinical consultation and training to DOC staff.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Independently develop, implement and document treatment plans and services for clients with complex and/or treatment-resistant behavioral health issues and symptoms.

  • Conduct independent clinical assessments of clients with complex and/or treatment-resistant behavioral health issues and symptoms to determine and document their amenability to treatment, diagnoses, treatment needs and risk factors.
  • Provide independent clinical supervision, consultation, training, oversight and evaluation to other behavioral health practitioners and interns/students as assigned, consistent with license and competencies.
  • Lead and/or participate in multidisciplinary case conferences and other meetings as assigned.
  • Complete other psychological evaluations on clients, which may include neuropsychological evaluations, civil commitment reports, or competency/capacity evaluations.
  • Complete specialized projects as assigned.

This position has direct contact with incarcerated individuals.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Licensure:

  • Completion of a Doctorate in Psychology or equivalent Doctorate. (NOTE: Finalists for the position will be asked to provide a copy of their college transcript at the time of their interview.)
  • Current licensure in Minnesota as a Licensed Psychologist (LP). (NOTE: Applicants that have met the educational requirements for licensure may be considered for a provisional appointment until fully licensed.)

Knowledge of:

  • Psychological evaluation methods sufficient to make assessments of offenders' mental, emotional, and behavioral status and to guide others in making assessments in complex cases involving multiple diagnoses.
  • Psychological assessment, evaluation, testing, and treatment approaches sufficient to guide the efforts of clinical staff in the development of effective, individualized treatment plans and services.
  • Standards, policies, statutes, and rules relating to the delivery of psychological services.
  • Psychological and research methodology sufficient to guide other clinical and Corrections staff in locating informational resources and in interpreting research results.

Ability to:

  • Work with other professionals, psychologists, facility department heads, program evaluation staff, and community providers sufficient to achieve and maintain a high level of integration of treatment programming.
  • Analyze and interpret research and issue analysis sufficient to apply and guide other professionals in the application of improved treatment methods.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing so that the interests of offenders and the standards of the psychology profession are represented in all written documentation.
  • Complete comprehensive psychological evaluations, including the administration and interpretation of a variety of psychological tests.
  • Provide leadership and clinical direction to other mental health professionals, students and non-clinical staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current licensure in Minnesota as a Licensed Psychologist (LP).
  • Demonstrated expertise in the provision of behavioral health services for a correctional population.
  • Experience providing group and individual therapy in a residential treatment setting.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to a multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Knowledge of program evaluation.
  • Experience in assessment and treatment of sex offenders and/or chemical dependency.(Preferred qualifications).

Physical Requirements

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire. For a copy of the PDA, please email

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s). This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to transform lives for a safer Minnesota. We offer great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations.

The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax- deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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