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Physician / Psychologist / Georgia / Locum or Permanent / Corrections Psychologist Job

Company: The Execu Search Group.
Location: Alamo
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

A corrections facility in Georgia is currently seeking a new, licensed Psychologist for a promising opportunity with their growing staff. In this role, the Corrections Psychologist will be responsible for planning and implementing all professional psychological service programs as well as coordinating and directing the activities of personnel engaged in providing psychological services to inmates/residents.

Responsibilities:

The Corrections Psychologist will:


  • Conduct psychological screenings and assessments based on review of available records, and clinical interviews with inmates.
  • Gather and provide information concerning patient psychological problems to ensure treatment activities are well integrated and patient care follow-through occurs
  • Provide treatment to inmates by developing, implementing, and modifying individual treatment plans based on evaluation of needs and level of functioning
  • Document treatment and evaluation activities in the health care record for each person seen
  • Consult with and make appropriate recommendations to multidisciplinary staff (e.g., security staff, unit staff, facility management) regarding behavior and mental health issues affecting inmates
  • Make regular rounds in segregation or other confined housing areas to assess inmate adjustment and mental health treatment needs
  • Evaluate and advocate for inmates involved in disciplinary or due process events in a way that is consistent with policy, contract requirements, and applicable accreditation standards
  • Administer mental status exams or uses other psychological tests and instruments as necessary to evaluate inmates' treatment, adjustment, and placement needs
  • Perform other duties, as needed

    Qualifications:


    • 2+ years of Clinical experience
    • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Doctoral Degree in Psychology
    • Current, unrestricted GA license to practice Psychology
    • Solid assessment and documentation skills

Keywords: The Execu Search Group., Macon , Physician / Psychologist / Georgia / Locum or Permanent / Corrections Psychologist Job, Healthcare , Alamo, Georgia

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