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Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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We are currently looking for a Psychologist to work at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, CA. Must be licensed by the state of California as well as have at least two years of experience under that license. Flexible schedule, can do five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts. If interested please call Corbin at 805-489-7276 or e-mail your resume to

Responsibilities include:
• Conducts, plans, and coordinates all clinical and administrative aspects of a full range of services associated with contemporary Psychology practice.
• Reviews patient histories and social work evaluations and completes patient interviews.
• Completes independent diagnostic assessment and evaluation of cases referred for Psychology services without limitation as to difficulty or complexity and is completely accountable for adequacy of the
• Cooperates in formulating diagnostic and clinical judgments.
• Assesses patient condition from close observation and consults with other members of the healthcare team.
• Utilizes all diagnostic and evaluative procedures and techniques consistent with contemporary Psychology practices.
• Plans, conducts, coordinates and monitors the effectiveness and clinical outcomes of patient-centered treatment and rehabilitative services.
• Develops and implements an effective and comprehensive treatment plan of care in collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
• Establishes and maintains effective therapy based on relationship with patient.
• Adjusts treatment plan based on patient response and progress.
• Uses a Biopsychosocial paradigm to evaluate mental status, formulate diagnosis(s) and develop a detailed treatment plan.
• Offers patient other therapeutic interventions as necessary including but not limited to, crisis intervention and referral for psychiatric hospitalization, behavior modification therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, family and marital therapy, and drug therapy.
• Participates in service and department peer review.
• Works in all healthcare disciplines to coordinate evaluations, treatment planning and referrals.
• Documents according to facility policy.

Qualifications include:
• Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited college or university with a curriculum in Psychology approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) and transcripts must be included with application.
• Completion of an APA accredited internship under a licensed Psychologist.
• Current valid unrestricted license to practice in the specialty of Psychology.
• Certified documentation of education, training and license per contract requirement.
• Documentation of experience per contract requirement.
• Current BLS certification.
• Minimum of (1) one year relevant work experience preferred.
• Successful completion of Maxim background screening and hiring process.
• Successful completion of Maxim screening exam(s) with a passing score of 80% or greater.

Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits:

-Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
-401k Program
-Competitive Pay
-Flexible Scheduling
-Direct Deposit
-Positive Work Environment and Friendly Staff Bonuses
-Travel Benefits (as applicable)
-24 hour on- call service

Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we’re known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you.

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