Psychologist
Lowell Reception Center - Ocala, FL

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Enjoy professional freedom behind bars.

Working in correctional healthcare is not a career. It's a calling. It's an opportunity to leverage your talent and become the leader you were meant to be. In here, your medical input is expected and respected. Your ideas do not get lost within layers of healthcare management. You get to know your coworkers better than you would in a traditional practice setting. You also get to know your patients. And you realize, that time doesn't heal all wounds. But that your medical expertise can go a long way. Here at Armor Correctional Health Services, we treat our patients the way they deserve to be treated. Join us.

PSYCHOLOGIST

We invite you to explore the world of Correctional Mental Health !

If you want to work in a supportive team within the field of Corrections, you want a learning experience of a life time and want to experience direct patient care in Forensics you need to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities and is subject to the provisions of Chapter 60L-36, Florida Administrative Code. The employee in this position spends a minimum of 75% of his/her time involved in contact with inmates in a Correctional Institution.

  • This is a highly professional position administratively responsible to the Chief Health Officer.

  • Conducts interviews and individual therapy to assist inmates in gaining insight into personal problems, defining goals, and planning actions reflecting their interests, ability, and to determine the advisability of counseling and referrals to other specialist or institutions.

  • Conducts group therapy via value classification, role-playing and other techniques to facilitate position personality and value changes.

  • Maintains and reviews documentation related to the provision of Psychological Services to ensure compliance with health Bulletins, Internal Operating Procedures, Institutional Operating Procedures, and other Mental Health related reports and/or correspondence.

  • Administers and interprets individual intelligence, personality and other psychological tests. Interprets test with consideration to standard norms, validity and reliability. Writes psychological evaluations, memorandums and referrals. Diagnoses psychological problems in inmates.

  • Consults with security and other staff concerning inmate behavior problems.

  • Supervises psychological department staff in the performance of their work. Responsible for insuring that all staff under direct supervision are given mandatory training standards and appraisals in a timely manner.

  • Participates in staff conferences or team meetings to help determine the specific need of individual inmates.

  • Participates in employee training programs by teaching and demonstrating the techniques of counseling which may be used on day-to-day basis by lay personnel.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

We offer:
  • Safe, Secure Workplace
  • Health/Dental/Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days (Paid Time Off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
If you're ready to do your life's work you belong in corrections.

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