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Psychologist - Per Diem - Cumberland

Psychologist - Per Diem - Cumberland

Job ID 
2017-1703
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Bridgeton
Posted Date 
8/3/2017

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Overview

Oversees the day-to-day clinical operations.  Develops an operational plan to implement approved polices, procedures and programs for a particular facility.  Delegates appropriate tasks and provides clinical supervision on a regular basis.  Provides professional psychological services to inmates.  Performs all administrative tasks associated with the position.

Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of clinical programs in conjunction with the Chief Psychiatrist.
  • Provision of full range of psychological services to assigned patients.  Services to include psychological evaluation, group & individual therapy and crisis intervention.  All services to be documented in the patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Participates in treatment team activities to include the development and periodic review of inmate treatment plans.
  • Conducts and reviews psychological evaluations.
  • Provides crisis intervention training to staff as assigned.
  • Provides group & individual therapy and psycho-educational groups as requested by the treatment team.
  • Administers and interprets intellectual and personality assessments when requested by the treatment team or as required by a forensic evaluation.
  • Participates in unit morning reports (at relevant sites).
  • Subject to on-call responsibilities as assigned.
  • Complies with employee standards of the CFG Health Network and applicable employee standards of the facility where assigned.  Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working environment and personal conduct consistent with professional responsibilities, the development of harmonious working relationships and timely notification of supervisory personnel absences form institution.
  • Ensures the implementation of CQI process and programs.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be licensed as a psychologist in the state of New Jersey.
  • Experience in providing services in inpatient/outpatient environment. 
  • Experience in providing services in a correctional environment preferred. 
  • Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills. 
  • Must be able to interact with the patient, members of treatment team and other external resources. 
  • Must complete a satisfactory background investigation.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

EOE M/V/F/D