Psychologist Houston 2077957
Posted on: May 19, 2019
This career is Located in Karnes City, Texas Full Relocation will
be given for candidate 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. Our facilities are located in the
United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION: The Center is designed to allow full movement
of residents within the campus. The 76,960 sq. ft. facility
consists of a two-story structure with a large internal courtyard
for recreation and housing areas arrayed around the courtyard.
Multipurpose rooms are located within each housing wing for social
activities, recreation, and laundry facilities. Each housing room
is equipped with bathroom/shower facilities, individual TVs and
microwaves. The recreation area includes indoor gymnasium,
artificial turf soccer field, covered pavilion, playground and
picnic areas. Summary Evaluates residents/patients for mental,
emotional and behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders and
determines the appropriate course of treatment. Responsible for
directing and coordinating mental health functions as well as
supervising and training staff members. Primary Duties and
Responsibilities Performs psychological evaluation on
resident/patients population for mental, emotional and behavioral
disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent.
Determines the appropriate course of treatment. Evaluates
residents/patients mental status as to the need for transfer.
Provides psychotherapy counseling to treat illness or distress.
Possesses a complete awareness of psychotropic medications, but
cannot prescribe. Instructs staff and officers in suicide
identification and subsequent prevention techniques. Provides
in-service education for medical and correctional staff as
required. Performs and trains staff on crisis intervention
techniques. Performs administrative duties in keeping accurate
records of detainee/inmate contact, documenting all services
provided, filling out required reports and analyses as required.
Consults with the Physician or Psychiatrist as needed for the
proper health care needs of the detainee/inmate. Participates in
review of the quality of care provided. Performs other duties as
assigned. Job Requirements Ph.D, Psy.D, or EdD in Psychology from
an accredited university. Current license in Psychology in the
state in which the facility is located or licensure/certification
in accordance with contract requirements. (Current copy of license
must be on file at the facility at all times.) Two (2) years of
correctional work experience is preferred. Bilinqual Spanish
Preferred. Salary: $121,000 Full Benefits Full Relocation Keywords:
Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Psychology, Clinical
Psychology, Karnes City, TX, Texas
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