The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications for the position of
SENIOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTJuvenile Forensics
Senior Clinical Psychologists perform critical psychological services and a wide variety of professional work such as psychological assessments, evaluation, crisis intervention and psychotherapy to youth and adolescents in probation facilities. Incumbents are licensed clinical psychologists that provide individual and group therapy, perform clinical duties, and may coordinate and oversee the training of psychology interns.
The current vacancy is for the Health and Human Services Agency's (HHSA) Behavioral Health Services, Juvenile Forensic Services. It will be based in one of several juvenile detention facilities. The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
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Qualified candidates must possess:
- Licensure by the State of California as a Psychologist; AND,
- Graduation from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical, community or educational psychology; AND,
- Four (4) years post-doctoral experience in a mental health, forensic or correctional setting.
Candidates must be licensed by the State of California as a Psychologist (CA Administrative Code, Title 9, Section 624). Employees outside California whose education and experience are sufficient to gain admission to the licensing examination shall have two (2) years from the date of employment in California to become licensed or employment shall be terminated. Such employees shall take the licensing examination at the earliest possible date after the date of his/her employment.
A valid National Provider Identification Number (NPI) is required at time of employment.