Psychological Associate

Position Title

Psychological Associate - L.V. - Developmental Disabilities - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #291

General Description

The psychological associate will be responsible for completing all standardized testing and validating/endorsing previous test results of external sources to determine an individual's eligibility for Intellectual and Developmental Services. Upon completion of the test, the psychological associate will be responsible for notifying the individual of their findings and for the referral to appropriate services. The psychological associate will also be responsible for assisting in completing screenings, the initial discussion of services; and annual Interest List contacts of persons waiting for Home Community-based services. This position will also be responsible for completing assessments needed for court order placement and testing at court hearings. 

Education

Required: Master's degree in Psychology or related field.

Experience

Required: One (1) year of employment experience in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and graduate course work or one year of supervised experience in individual intellectual and behavior assessment.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Licensed as a Psychological Associate (PA) by the State of Texas or eligible for licensing.

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Preferred: DADS DMR Certification.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: CPR, First Aid, SAMA, and Defensive Driving training modules must be completed.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. 

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity.

Hours

Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, possibly some after hours.

Salary

Negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience.