Forensic Psychologist

Job
22-111164
Facility
Treasure Coast Forensic and Treatment Center
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day 8 hour
Recruiter
Katherine Cannon
Recruiter : Email
KaCannon@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

About this role

Our Psychologists serve as active members or consultative members of a multidisciplinary Recovery Team, and are responsible for providing competency to stand trial evaluations, violence and suicide risk assessments, clinical interventions, and supervision of doctoral interns and post-doctoral residents, among other tasks.

What you bring to the table

Education for Psychologist:

  • A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited university

Experience for Psychologist:

  • 2-5 years of experience in clinical psychology desired.
  • Strong writing skills are a must as writing reports to the Court comprises a large portion of the psychologist’s responsibilities.
  • Experience in forensic/correctional/inpatient settings is highly preferred. 

Licenses/Certifications for Psychologist:

  • Current license as a Psychologist in the state of practice

What you will do

  1. Conducts psychological assessments, and forensic assessments such as competency to stand trial evaluations, and violence and suicide risk assessments.
  2. Provides expert testimony to the court. 
  3. Supervises and trains the psychology students, including oversight of individual training such as competency groups, supportive sessions, and psycho-education.
  4. Demonstrates knowledge of FS 490, ethical and related clinical principles.
  5. Completes thorough, accurate, and timely documentation of services provided that consistent with professional standards and hospital procedures.
  6. Serves as a consultant to the multidisciplinary teams. 
  7. Completes quantitative and qualitative chart reviews.
  8. Follows up on all PI recommendations pertaining to responsible area. 
  9. Reviews all policies and procedures impacting responsible area.
  10. Provides training and education to the rest of the clinical team and serves on committees as needed. 
  11. Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting. Completion of mandatory training.
  12. Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment. Demonstrates cultural competency in all aspects of duties performed. This should be particularly evident in interactions with and treatment of patients. 
  13. Is honest, consistent, fair, positive, nurturing in daily interactions.
  14. Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span development needs of each patient. Demonstrates age specific competency in all aspects of duties performed. This should be particularly evident in interactions with and treatment of patients. 
  15. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  16. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  17. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  18. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  19. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/

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