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Psychologist Houston 2077957

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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