Chief Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services

Jun 02 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital

Kaneohe to Kualoa, Oahu


Chief Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
Salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is responsible for ensuring the development, implementation, and coordination of all aspects of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Unit which includes services provided by 1) Occupational Therapy Program, 2) Recreational Therapy Program, and 3) Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Services Program as well as contracted services (i.e. Spiritual Care).



 Minimum Qualification


EDUCATION:  A doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or 1) A Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy from an accredited university.  2) A Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy from an accredited university is preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of experience in behavioral intervention and rehabilitation program development and implementation.


Progressively responsible professional experience in a mental health program related to the formulation and implementation of treatment and discharge planning, and rehabilitation programming.


LICENSE:  This position must be licensed in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statues licensing requirements for the discipline.


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


Submit completed State of Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:


State of Hawaii

Hawaii State Hospital

45-710 Keaahala Road

Kaneohe, Hawaii  96744

Attn:  Personnel Office – Deborah Tokuda


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123066.


Application Packet at:​pportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, interested applicants may contact Toki Thomas at (808) 236-8237.  For recruitment information, you may contact Deborah Tokuda at (808) 236-8227 or [email protected]


This position is exempt from civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.”


As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.



An Equal Opportunity Employer