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Clinical Psychologist - Correctional Facility

We are currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist for our correctional facility in Folkston, GA.

This career is Located in Folkston GA
This career does come with a full relocation package for yourself and your family

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs psychological evaluation on detainee/inmate population for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent. Determines the appropriate course of treatment.

Evaluates detainees/inmates 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.

Minimum Requirements

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.

Salary: 88-91k
Full Benefits
Relocation Assistance is available

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