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Date Added: Wed 26/05/2021


Aukum, CA, US
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Company: AVAMED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Avamed Inc has secured a contract to provide medical providers to all state prisons in CA. We are currently in the URGENT need of a Psychologist to work at a Correctional Facility in Vacaville CA. This is a full-time 6-month contract. Must have a minimum of 1-year experience.

Job Details:

Monday - Friday

8am - 4pm

$105/hr ($4200/week)


Weekly Pay

Job Description:

a. Must be able to periodically serve as clinician-of-the-day by being available for on-call during scheduled work days for patient emergencies;

b. Expected to work effectively and cooperatively with staff from all classifications in order to enhance the quality of professional working relationships;

c. Conducts initial mental health evaluations including criminal, psychological, and substance abuse case history to assess inmate's current needs and make treatment recommendations in the initial evaluation;

d. Conducts clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical review, applying suicide risk assessment protocols, pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation and consultations as needed;

e. Meets with mentally ill inmates/wards for crisis intervention, group psychotherapy, face-to-face interviews, etc. May be required to provide clinical, face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in inmate housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances;

f. Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders in order to comprehensively assess, diagnose, and manage the presenting symptomatology;

g. Effectively applies psychological assessments in the selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of the continuum of psychological tests;

h. Writes clinical reports regarding diagnoses, prognoses and develops treatment plans that reflect the standard of practice;

i. Consults on complex cases with supervisor, treatment team members, and with CDCR institutional healthcare personnel, and other divisions within the department;

j. Documents all care provided to the inmate, including face-to-face contacts and Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IOTTs) meetings;

k. Monitors inmate progress using Subjective Assessment Plan Evaluation (SOAPE) FORMATTED PROGRESS NOTES; L. Effectively applies community standard of practice for the selection and effective implementation of

psychological treatment modalities and maintains ethical standards;

If you are interested please submit a copy of your resume or if you have any questions feel free to reach out to us at any time.

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