Clinical Psychologist

Apr 01 2020
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Developmental Disabilities Division

Manoa-Kahala, Oahu


Clinical Psychologist

$5,373 - $13,371 monthly (LHA1), commensurate w/ training and experience


Permanent, Civil Service, Full-time appointment.  The Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD) assures there is a comprehensive statewide system of supports and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, based on fostering partnerships and provision of quality person-centered and family-focused services that promote self-determination and community integration.


This position provides consultation to clinical and case management staff; behavioral assessments; determines eligibility and level of cognitive function; provides short term care management as needed; assesses and improves developmental and behavioral outcomes of consumers of the Clinical and Eligibility Determination Staff services; and assists with the planning and development of clinical guidelines and policies for the DDD to meet best practice standards.

Minimum Qualifications


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Edu​cation/General Requirement:  Applicants must possess the requirements specified in either AB, CD, OR E below:

 Successful completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree from an accredited college in clinical psychology which included an internship in clinical psychology. In lieu of the internship requirement, applicants may substitute one year of professional work experience in the field of clinical psychology.  B. Successful completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree from an accredited college in a specialty related to clinical psychology. The doctoral program must have included an internship in clinical psychology or must have been supplemented by a post-doctoral clinical internship. In lieu of the clinical internship requirement, applicants may substitute one year of post-doctoral clinical psychology experience under competent professional supervision.  C. Holds a doctoral degree from a training program approved by the American Psychological Association (APA), or holds a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and also meets the experiential requirements for inclusion in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, as described in Chapter 465, HRS.  D. Holds a diplomate certificate in good standing granted by the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology, as described in Chapter 465, HRS.  E. A valid license to practice psychology in the State of Hawaii, as described in Chapter 465, HRS.


Experience:  For some positions, applicants must possess professional post-doctoral work experience as a clinical psychologist. In addition, some positions may require experience in a specialized field of clinical psychology.


License:  A. Within two years from the date of appointment, applicant(s) hired must meet the requirements for licensure and obtain a license issued by the Hawaii State Board of Psychology, as required by Chapter 465, HRS.  Applicants who possess a current Hawaii license to practice Psychology must attach a copy of your license to your online application.  B. License: A valid driver's license is required for some positions. For these positions, applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.  Some of the immediate vacancies have this requirement.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Visit the Department of Human Resources Development website at​efault.cfm.


Recruitment #219555, continuous until needs are met.


Other Information


The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.


A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.  The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of the website.


For additional information, you may contact:  DDD Human Resources at (808) 453-6335.      


An Equal Opportunity Employer