Company Name:

Denver Health


Denver, Colorado

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Staff Psychologist

Work Setting:

Correctional Facility

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

April 17, 2019

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Correctional Care Psychologist for the Denver Sheriff Department

Doctoral-level Correctional Care Psychologist to provide clinical services to the Denver Sheriff Department.  Services will include expert diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, and group therapy for incarcerated individuals.  Also provides case coordination to facilitate referrals to specialty care as needed.  Functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team and provides clinical teaching and leadership for other staff members.  Is actively involved in quality improvement, data monitoring, research projects, as well as supervising trainees. 


Education: Doctoral degree in psychology. Experience: 4000 hours supervised clinical service, including completion of predoctoral internship and one year postdoctoral experience. 2000 hours providing behavioral health services in a related setting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Advanced knowledge and skills in effective psychological practice in primary care medical settings. Is able to provide psychodiagnostic assessment, intervention and patient education for patients commonly seen in the correctional care setting. Possesses skills needed to participate effectively in a leadership role with the multidisciplinary team and to provide teaching to other members of the behavioral health team and trainees. Can participate as a faculty member with the psychology internship and training program. Possesses advanced written and oral communication skills.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

• 4+ weeks vacation, plus 7 paid holidays and CME time off and allowance

• Robust retirement package

• Mission-driven organization with a dedicated team of colleagues

• Conveniently located in Denver with access to abundant year-round outdoor recreational activities, 300 days of sunshine a year, the Rocky Mountains, family-friendly communities, excellent schools, and a thriving cultural scene downtown

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