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Post-doctoral Psychology Resident - BONUS

Company: Wellpath
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath:*$2000 sign on bonus*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 Post-doctoral Psychology Resident (Clinical Therapist) provides sex offender specific and related treatment services to civilly committed and detained residents of the facility.What you bring to the table:Education:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related human services fieldExperience:
    • Prior clinical experience working with sexual offenders and an understanding of the dynamics of sexual deviance strongly preferred
    • Familiarity with relevant research literature, clinical assessments, procedures and methods, particularly those designed for sexual offenders
    • Ability to assess treatment goals and write goal-directed, individualized treatment plans, as well as the ability to monitor and document individual behavior patterns and modify treatment plans to meet changing treatment goals
    • Ability to instruct others in the implementation of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and procedures
    • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
    • Familiarity with the diagnostic nomenclature outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and maintain objectivity with a criminal or forensic population
    • Appreciation of the need for and ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries in working with sexual offender populations
    • Investment in expanding current skills/knowledge and to the transfer of this knowledge to other staff
    • Ability to form and maintain good working relationships with a diverse staff and a commitment to enhancing cultural competency
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the departmentLicenses/Certifications:
      • Affiliate or Clinical member of the Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) preferred. Must be licensed or license-eligible in Florida as a Clinical Psychologist (LCP), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).What you will do:
        • Comply with all laws, policies and procedures, rules and regulations formulated by the State of Florida Department of Children and Families, and any applicable professional governing bodies.
        • Deliver SOTP and other treatment to individuals and groups as assigned, in accordance with established performance standards. Document service delivery and resident progress on a weekly basis, completed in accordance with established standards and timeframes.
        • Serve as clinical therapist to assigned residents, with frequency and amount of direct contact with residents consistent with established performance standards. Clinical therapy duties include: (a) reviewing and integrating assessment information to write and monitor individualized treatment plans; (b) coordinating referral of residents to appropriate treatment groups and activities; (c) referring clients to psychiatric services and encourage residents to seek medical services or other specialized care as needed; (d) meeting weekly with assigned residents to monitor and review ongoing treatment or other needs; (e) reviewing and revising, as needed, resident individualized treatment plans using established format on a quarterly basis; (f) evaluating clinical appropriateness of property and visitation requests; (g) documenting all individual resident contacts using established formats within established time frames; and (h) other duties related to primary care of assigned residents as directed.
        • Provides 21 hours of sex offender treatment groups weekly.
        • Provide training and consultation to treatment and security staff on clinical methods and procedures related to the Sexually Violent Predators.
        • Administer tests and assessments within scope of licensure, certification and training, as assigned.
        • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, case conferences, case presentations, staff development meetings and training activities.
        • Provide clinical support and back up to other clinical staff as needed.
        • Works cooperatively in weekly individual supervision with Clinical Team Leader for clinical and administrative supervision.
        • Perform administrative duties including documentation of work hours, correspondence and coordination with other clinical and facility staff, etc.
        • 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.
        • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
        • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
        • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
        • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur 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

Keywords: Wellpath, Palmetto , Post-doctoral Psychology Resident - BONUS, Healthcare , Arcadia, Florida

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