• Forensic Psychologist (Part-Time) - $2500 Sign On Bonus!

    Requisition
    18-52989
    Location
    FL, Indiantown
    Facility
    Treasure Coast Forensic and Treatment Center
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    Day
  • Company Introduction

    Treasure Coast Forensic Treatment Center (TCFTC) in Indiantown, is seeking part time and full-time licensed psychologists. TCFTC is a 224-bed, maximum security, private, forensic mental health treatment facility operated by Correct Care Recovery Solutions, LLC under a contract with the State of Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF). TCFTC serves men committed by Florida circuit courts as Incompetent to Proceed (ITP) or Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI). ITP residents receive competency-focused treatment to enable their return to court for legal adjudication, whereas, NGRI residents receive risk management treatment to facilitate their discharge to a less restrictive setting.

    Overview

    Our Psychologists serve as active members or consultative members of a multidisciplinary Recovery Team, and are responsible for providing competency to stand trial evaluations, violence and suicide risk assessments, clinical interventions, and supervision of doctoral interns and post-doctoral residents, among other tasks.

    Qualifications

    Education for Psychologist:

    • A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited university

    Experience for Psychologist:

    • 2-5 years of experience in clinical psychology desired.
    • Strong writing skills are a must as writing reports to the Court comprises a large portion of the psychologist’s responsibilities.
    • Experience in forensic/correctional/inpatient settings is highly preferred. 

    Licenses/Certifications for Psychologist:

    • Current license as a Psychologist in the state of practice

    Responsibilities

    1. Conducts psychological assessments, and forensic assessments such as competency to stand trial evaluations, and violence and suicide risk assessments.
    2. Provides expert testimony to the court. 
    3. Supervises and trains the psychology students, including oversight of individual training such as competency groups, supportive sessions, and psycho-education.
    4. Demonstrates knowledge of FS 490, ethical and related clinical principles.
    5. Completes thorough, accurate, and timely documentation of services provided that consistent with professional standards and hospital procedures.
    6. Serves as a consultant to the multidisciplinary teams. 
    7. Completes quantitative and qualitative chart reviews.
    8. Follows up on all PI recommendations pertaining to responsible area. 
    9. Reviews all policies and procedures impacting responsible area.
    10. Provides training and education to the rest of the clinical team and serves on committees as needed. 
    11. Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting. Completion of mandatory training.
    12. Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment. Demonstrates cultural competency in all aspects of duties performed. This should be particularly evident in interactions with and treatment of patients. 
    13. Is honest, consistent, fair, positive, nurturing in daily interactions.
    14. Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span development needs of each patient. Demonstrates age specific competency in all aspects of duties performed. This should be particularly evident in interactions with and treatment of patients. 
    15. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
    16. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
    17. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
    18. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
    19. Perform other duties as assigned.

    CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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