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JOB ID: 22000291

Hershey, PA
Full-time
Job Category: Health Services (Medical, Dental and Psych Svcs)

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join the Psychological Services team to support 2,000 plus students from low-income families. The Clinical Psychologist is a licensed professional who provides direct and indirect psychological services to assigned students and maintains responsibility for decision-making regarding students’ safety and mental health needs. Mental health decisions include: assess psychopathology; assess suicide and lethality risk; assess inappropriate sexual behavior incidents; serve as a mandated reporter to Children and Youth Services; recommend hospitalization of a student, if needed; intervene to advocate for the safety of the student on campus and in the home community; determine the nature of psychological services to be delivered; develop and implement a treatment plan for each student on the caseload; and monitor treatment progress. 

The psychologist also provides regular consultation services including the provision of leadership, education, and recommendations to staff and parents on issues pertaining to the psychological care of students. This position also emphasizes consultation and collaboration with Homelife, Scholastic, Health Services, Administrators, outside agencies, and Parents/Sponsors.  Training and staff development are additional services provided by the psychologist.  Further, the psychologist participates in the on-call rotation, which provides emergency psychological services to students on a 24-hr, 7-day-a-week basis year-round.

Bargaining unit position with Milton Hershey Education Association (MHEA). This is an on-site position with annual salary ranging from $80,102.00 to $128.000.00. We offer excellent benefits package (medical, vision & dental insurance, savings plan with employer contribution, paid time off, wellness benefits and free lunches).      

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology and licensure as a psychologist. Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Certified School Psychologist will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience, preferably with a low income and diverse school student population.
  • Applied experience with both clinical and school psychology preferred. 
  • Experience with treatment plan management.
  • Demonstrated sound crisis intervention skills required.
  • Knowledge and depth of experience in psychological/diagnostic testing, psychotherapy, professional ethics, consultation, clinical procedures, and psycho-educational programming.
  • Proficiency with computers including computerized diagnostic assessments, Microsoft applications, and Internet utilization.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including excellence in collaboration.
  • High degree of discernment and excellent judgment.
  • Skills in spoken and written Spanish a plus.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered role models for MHS students.
  • Candidates must be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities. 
  • Must be available for core office hours and on-call work.  

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