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Psychologist


  • The GEO Group, Inc.
  • 09/25/20
  • Karnes City, TX
  • 78118
  • na / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Summary

Evaluates residents 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 population for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent. Determines the appropriate course of treatment.
Evaluates residents 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 resident 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 resident.
Participates in review of the quality of care provided.
Maintained complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognosis
Provides patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors or prevent disease or disability
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D or Psy.D 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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