Psychologist III

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Psychologist III

Augusta,ME | Healthcare | Full-time Apply by: June 30, 2024 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Opening Date: June 1, 2024

Closing Date: June 30, 2024

Job Class Code: 5123 Grade: 31 Salary: $31.29 – $42.42/hour PLUS an additional

+ $6.20/hour Salary Adjustment

+ $.60/hour Institutional Stipend

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Agency information:

Riverview Psychiatric Center ( , in collaboration with the community, is a center for best practice, treatment, education and research, for individuals with serious, persistent mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders. Hospital leaders have worked hard to implement changes and establish quality measures of distinction. To continue our goal of becoming a leader within the Behavioral Health field, we are looking for candidates who work well in a team and are enthusiastic and dedicated to providing compassionate care. We hold accreditation’s by CMS and the Joint Commission.

Job Overview:

Riverview Psychiatric Center ( is seeking a full-time clinical psychologist to provide a full range of psychological services within an adult inpatient setting, including group and individual psychotherapy, psychological testing, treatment program development, and staff consultation. This is an opportunity to join a group of highly motivated skilled professionals who are devoted to providing state-of-the-art mental health care utilizing a Recovery Model of treatment. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working with patients with severe personality disorders and / or forensic treatment settings.

Location: The hospital is located on the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine. Augusta is Maine’s capital city located one hour north of Portland, an award-winning city with excellent cultural opportunities and two and a half hours north of Boston. With a new state of the art high school, world class cancer care center, and the exciting redevelopment of the riverfront and downtown, Augusta is a wonderful place to live and work.


A Doctorate Degree reflecting comprehensive training in psychology and two years of experience in psychology, one year of which may have been an internship.


Licensed as a Psychologist as issued by the Maine State Board of Examiners in Psychology.


For additional information about this position or to request a paper application, please contact Robyn McFalls at 207-624-4672 or via email ( .


No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85% – 100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80 – $11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes13.41 % of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receivesix weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

There’s a job and then there’s purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics. If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Posted On: Jun 05, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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