Job #1235: Healthcare

San Diego, CA 92108

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

Job #1235: Healthcare

Job Code:#1235

Title:PSYL - Psychologist

Job Type:Permanent

Job Location:San Diego


Job Description:

ABOUT USGlobal Service Resources, Inc., a leading Healthcare staffing company has an opening for Psychologistat our local government client location. JOB DESCRIPTIONMust be able to periodically serve as clinician-of-the-day by being available for on-call during scheduled work days for patient emergencies.Expected to work effectively and cooperatively with staff from all classifications in order to enhance the quality of professional working relationships.Conducts initial mental health evaluations including criminal, psychological, and substance abuse case history to assess inmate?s current needs and make treatment recommendations in the initial evaluation.Conducts clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical review, applying suicide risk assessment protocols, pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation and consultations as needed.Meets with mentally ill inmates/wards for crisis intervention, group psychotherapy, face-to-face interviews, etc. May be required to provide clinical, face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in inmate housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances.Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders in order to comprehensively assess, diagnose, and manage the presenting symptomatology.Effectively applies psychological assessments in the selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of the continuum of psychological tests.Writes clinical reports regarding diagnoses, prognoses and develops treatment plans that reflect the standard of practice.Documents all care provided to the inmate, including face-to-face contacts and Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IOTTs) meetings.Monitors inmate progress using Subjective Assessment Plan Evaluation (SOAPE) FORMATTED PROGRESS NOTES.Effectively applies community standard of practice for the selection and effective implementation of psychological treatment modalities and maintains ethical standards.Performs Mental Status Exam (MSE) in face-to-face interviews.Examines prior mental health records, institutional chromos, probation reports, court records and other available documents to assist in the formulation of patient?s diagnosis and aid in the development of the inmate?s treatment plans.Establishes collaborative ties with community programs, groups, agencies, board and care homes, etc. to develop supportive community relationships as assigned and approved by the supervisor.Conducts mental health education and develops additional resources for mentally ill and sex offender inmates/wards.Assists patient-inmates/youths in applying for entitlement benefits (SSI), community programs, and services.Compiles and analyzes data from audits pertaining to the mental health program requirements.Provides information (i.e. appointment documentation, no-shows, etc.) to support staff for data entry.Provides relatives/caregivers with information concerning patients in person, by phone, or by correspondence only after receiving the inmate?s signed release of information for that specific individual.Develops a therapeutic relationship with the patient-inmates/youths, families and caretakers, as assigned and approved by the supervisor, in order to enhance effective treatment delivery.Represents the department at formal and informal settings regarding mental health matters.Maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the correctional facility in order to prevent escapes or injury by these persons to themselves or others.Gives input and helps to implement new programs for the treatment, training or rehabilitation of patient-inmates/youths. JOB REQUIREMENTSA current and valid license, issued by the California Board of Psychology, in order to perform services in the State of California.Must have a minimum of twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein, in a public or private institution. Internship does not count towards the required experience.Patient-inmate/wards healthcare is of paramount importance.Accuracy in communications is critical to ensure timely, correct care is provided.Must be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the English language.BENEFITSAtGlobal Service Resources Healthcare,we concentrate on building careers and we offer attractive compensation packages.Medical InsuranceVision InsurancePrescription Drug Card CoveragePaid Private Housing or Housing StipendPaid Travel AllowanceMileage Reimbursement401(K) savings plan with employer match (soon to come)Hours BonusReferral Bonus ProgramFree Direct DepositPaid Professional Liability insurancePaid trainingContinuing Education assistance *Benefits available according to company policy.References will be requested if called for an interview.Since the job needs to be filled immediately please email your resume as soon as possible.We will contact you on receipt!Thank you,Global Service Resources, Inc. Keywords: PSYL, Psychologist, criminal, psychological, substance abuse, suicide risk evaluations, group psychotherapy

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