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Clinical Psychologist - Correctional Facility Dallas 2044898

  • NetHire
  • 12/30/18
  • Dallas, TX
  • 75201
  • confidential / Yearly
  • Full-Time
This career is Located in Hinton , OK
Full relocation if needed.

Company Overview:
We are the world's leading provider of correctional, detention, and community reentry services with 106 facilities, approximately 85,500 beds, and 19,000 employees around the globe. Are facilities are located in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa.

Job Description:
We are seeking a Psychologist to provide mental health care services in a correctional facility. In this role, you will be responsible for the evaluation and treatment of inmates with mental, behavioral or emotional disorders. You will also use your expertise to help correctional facility staff to learn how to effectively work with inmates who may be experiencing a psychological crisis. This is an opportunity to join a world leading organization that provides diversified services to government agencies around the globe. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a network of career opportunities.

Job Responsibilities
As a Psychologist, you will serve as an active member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and as part of that team you will provide inmates with a range of mental health services. You will also intervene in crises whenever necessary with the goal of preventing escalation of those crises. It will also be part of your job as a Psychologist to provide correctional facility staff with education on how to recognize mental illness and how to prevent suicides.
Other responsibilities of the Counselor position include:

Evaluating inmates to determine whether they have a mental illness

Diagnosing inmates and determining the nature and extent of their disorders

Developing individual treatment plans

Providing psychotherapy treatment services, individual and group counseling

Providing in-service education for medical and correctional staff

Instructing staff and officers in crisis and suicide identification and prevention techniques

Evaluating detainee/inmate mental status as to the need for transfer

Performing rounds in the segregation unit

Consulting with other staff regarding mental illness and treatments

Supervising mental health counselors

Determining if somebody needs to be placed on suicide observation status

Participating in performance improvement activities

Documenting all services provided and filling out required reports and analyses

Consulting with the Physician or Psychiatrist as needed to determine proper care

Minimum Requirements

D, Psy.D, or EdD in Psychology from an accredited university.

Current license in Psychology in the state of Oklahoma. (Current copy of license must be on file at the facility at all times.)

Two (2) years of correctional work experience is preferred.

APA accredited

Full Benefits
Full Relocation Assistance is available
Salary & Bonus's
Sign on Bonus

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