Porterville, CA

Posted: 04/06/2023 Job Number: 23571851 Pay Rate ($): 160.0

Job Description

Staff Today, a Health Advocates Network, Inc. Division, is currently seeking a Psychologist to work at a facility in Porterville, California. This is registry  position with our company Staff Today.

Pay Rate: $160 / hour

Psychologist duties shall include but are not limited to:
  • Perform daily visits to residences.
  • Review daily reports and communication boards daily. Address behavioral/psychological concerns with identified client(s) and document per facility policies.
  • Attendance and participation in all interdisciplinary team meetings, Psychology Services Department meetings, and other meetings as assigned.
  • Work with other disciplines to provide necessary training regarding client behavior support plans and behavioral interventions.
  • Gather information and complete functional behavior assessments.
  • Work with interdisciplinary team to discuss, prepare, and submit behavior management proposals/packets on clients with restrictive interventions.
  • Perform psychological assessments and prepare psychological evaluations.
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy and counseling to clients.
  • Provide crisis interventions, assessments, and follow ups as warranted.
  • Prepare forensic assessments (e.G., trial competency, dangerousness, etc.) and other materials for court proceeding and provide testimony in court as required.
  • Review new admission packet to identify potential services and supports necessary for impending admissions.
  • Complete intake process for new admissions, including but not limited to mental status examination for the purpose of determining psychiatric diagnoses/needs, suicide risk factors, and violence risk factors.
  • Provide consultation and psychology coverage as requested.
  • Provide specialized training to improve psychology competencies as needed by the facility.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Psychology Services Director.

  • Have an active and unrestricted Psychologist license in California
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience work which includes long-term care, acute care and forensic service.
  • Must have experience conducting and writing psychological and forensic reports.
  • Must have experience completing suicide risk assessments.
  • Copies of licenses must be provided.

If interested, please apply through this job post. You may fax a copy of your most recent resume to 877-858-623. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at (800) 928-5561  and ask to speak with Jesus (Monday-Friday 8: 30 AM-5: 00 PM PST).

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