Be part of our staff the Moshannon Valley Correctional Center
We are seeking a Psychologist to provide mental health care services in a correctional facility. In this role, you will be responsible for the evaluation and treatment of inmates with mental, behavioral or emotional disorders. You will also use your expertise to help correctional facility staff to learn how to effectively work with patients who may be experiencing a psychological crisis. This is an opportunity to join a world leading organization that provides diversified services to government agencies around the globe. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a network of career opportunities.
Staff Psychologist – Corrections Mental Health Counselor – Mental Health Therapist
As a Psychologist, you will serve as an active member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and as part of that team you will provide patients with a range of mental health services. You will also intervene in crises whenever necessary with the goal of preventing escalation of those crises. It will also be part of your job as a Psychologist to provide correctional facility staff with education on how to recognize mental illness and how to prevent suicides.
As a Psychologist you must be observant and proactive, particularly in recognizing escalation of inmate psychological crises and intervening before inmate becomes suicidal. You must also have strong organizational and time management skills. It is also vital for your role as a Psychologist that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and that you have the ability to function effectively as part of a team. You must also have a high degree of engagement and a sense of ownership in the facility, with the inmates and the services you provide.
Other requirements of the role include:
• Doctorate in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D. or Ed.D.)
• Valid and current license to practice psychology in the state in which facility is located
• At least 2 years of experience as a practicing psychologist
• Corrections experience is a plus
• Basic computer proficiency
• Willingness to be flexible with regard to scheduling
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package Available!
Equal Opportunity Employer