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Date Added: Fri 04/06/2021

Psychologists Needed ASAP (4400/Week)

Los Angeles, CA, US
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Company: AVAMED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

AvaMed is seeking a Licensed Psychologist to take on a long term assignment at a correctional facility in Stockton, CA.

You have the option of working 4/10s or 5/8s and assignments are typically 6 months to 1 year and longer. Feel free to call/email/text me at #removed#.

Rate= $110/hr or $4400/week

Under the direction of the Senior Psychologist, Supervisor and/or the chief of Mental Health, the Psychologist provides psychological services to mentally ill inmates/wards. Psychologists maintain order and supervise the conduct of patient-inmates/youths, protect and maintain the safety of persons and property, and do other related work. The Psychologist must be able to work in conditions that require all of the following essential functions:

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;

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