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Psychology Resident

Company: Wellpath
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

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!"

Overview

Our Psychologist conduct comprehensive assessment services to individuals designated as Sexually Violent Predators. This position is an active member of the treatment team, providing staff education as needed on psychological issues and consultation to the treatment teams.

Qualifications

Education:

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

Experience:
  • Experience in a correctional and/or forensic environment highly desirable.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Ability to become licensed within one year of hire.
Responsibilities

  1. Provides Annual Treatment Progress Reviews to the Courts.
  2. Conducts comprehensive evaluations to assist in sex offender treatment planning.
  3. Conducts testing to provide diagnostic clarity when indicated.
  4. Serves as a consultant to the multidisciplinary teams and Clinical Leadership.
  5. Supervises and trains psychology post-doctoral fellows, when appropriate.
  6. Provides training to new employees and other staff when required.
  7. Provides Competency training and court-ordered evaluations for a small number of individuals who have been deemed Incompetent to Proceed.
  8. Conducts Baker Act evaluations and provides expert testimony when required.
  9. Must demonstrate exceptional personal and professional boundaries.
  10. 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.
  11. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  12. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  13. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Keywords: Wellpath, Palmetto , Psychology Resident, Other , Arcadia, Florida

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