Psychologist

State of Washington
Full Time, Permanent 8 per week WA 7345 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501, United States Apply before 6/18/2024 11:59
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Overview

As the supervising member of the mental health team, and reporting directly to the Chief Psychologist, the Psychologist 4 will provide oversite of mental health services in all custody levels housed at CBCC.
 
As the Psychologist 4, duties may include:
Providing Patient Care

  • Guiding and providing resources to mental health staff to facilitate their delivery of services that allow mentally ill individuals to program effectively.
  • Directs or provides individual and group psychotherapy to patients.
  • Psycho-diagnostic testing of patients.
  • Interviews patients' relatives and enlists their aid in rehabilitation of patients.
  • Directs and participates in clinical staff meetings.
Supervision
  • Directs, and evaluates staff assigned under their supervision. This includes both administrative and clinical performance, sets expectations for performance outcomes and quality. 
  • Establish performance expectations and goals for your team that are specific and measurable.
  • Reviewing charts, reading and approving treatment plans, MHA's & MHU's. 
  • Meet regularly with each employee to set and clarify expectations, provide feedback, and coaching.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Possession of a current license to practice psychology in the state of Washington. Possession of a license in another state with the ability to obtain a Washington license is also acceptable.
  • Each employee is expected to maintain and adhere to the continuing education requirements for the applicable professional credential. Each employee must adhere to legislation and/or law changes that may affect current licensure and/or registration requirements.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of Postdoctoral experience, including one (1) year experience in forensic psychology.
  • One (1) year experience working with mentally ill individuals in a maximum security facility. 
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