Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $65,373.00 - $117,589.00 gross per year
  • Granville County


Description of Work
This position is located in the Psychology Services Department. The Department operates from a strong theoretical base in Applied Behavior Analysis. Responsibilities include completing basic and specialized diagnostic assessments of cognitive and adaptive skills, as well as functional assessments of severe behavior disorders, developing comprehensive training and treatment programs, providing staff training, providing supervision of behavior specialists and masters level psychologists, assisting and consulting with other staff in conducting systematic analysis of intervention efforts, and participating in interdisciplinary process. The psychologist's caseload will primarily include people on the autism spectrum. The psychologist will also be assigned, as needed, to assist in specialized needs assessment clinics.

Scheduled work hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
Salary Grade: GN17
Recruitment Range: $65,373-$117,589

To be considered for employment, applicants must be in good standing with the North Carolina Personnel Health Care Registry.

Murdoch Developmental Center is a 24/7 state residential facility located in Butner, NC, near the Research Triangle area. Murdoch serves individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). Murdoch is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive and functional abilities.To be considered for employment, applicants must be in good standing with the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry.

Employment with the state of North Carolina provides malpractice insurance, health insurance, paid leave, retirement eligibility, longevity bonuses and CME session opportunities, etc. Please click on the link below for details on state employment benefits.

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ALL employees of Murdoch Center are designated as ESSENTIAL for adverse weather and emergency events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

- Advanced, demonstrated knowledge and application of psychological principles, theories, methods and procedures especially in the area of intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities with evidence of experience with people on the autism spectrum.
- Advanced experience in functional analysis and intervention with individuals who have severe behavior disorders.
- Experience in teaching and maintaining adaptive skills.
- Advanced experience and knowledge in application and interpretation of psychological testing, including experience in the assessment of autism.
- Demonstrated effective staff training and management strategies and ability to relate appropriately to clients and staff members.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90270) and two years of professional psychological experience, one of which must be postdoctoral. Refer to the law for specifics regarding experience requirements.

Supplemental and Contact Information
Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre- employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

The DHHS Division of Human Resources (DHR) follows the State Human Resources Employment of Relatives Policy. Applicants who have relatives or people living in the same household, will not be considered for job vacancies in the DHR at those locations. For a complete definition of immediate family member, please see the State Human Resources Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection Policy, Section 2, Page 38.

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For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-575-1015.

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