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MGS - CDCR Psychologist
Prison Road
Represa, CA 95671

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Description:

MGS provides healthcare professionals the opportunity to choose from prestigious contracts in some of the top Federal Medical Treatment Facilities, nationwide. Our dedicated team of professional recruiters and program managers will offer you the same level of care and dedication that you provide your patients. Apply online today and allow us to match your skills, experience and schedule to find you the employment opportunity you are seeking!

For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact our staffing team at govrecruiter@maxhealth.com, toll free at 866-401-5586, or apply online!

Statement of Work:
• Must be able to periodically serve as clinician-of-the-day by being available for on-call during scheduled work days for patient emergencies;
• Expected to work effectively and cooperatively with staff from all classifications in order to enhance the quality of professional working relationships;
• Conducts initial mental health evaluations including criminal, psychological, and substance abuse case history to assess inmate’s current needs and make treatment recommendations in the initial evaluation;
• Conducts clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical review, applying suicide risk assessment protocols, pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation and consultations as needed;
• Meets with mentally ill inmates/wards for crisis intervention, group psychotherapy, face-to-face interviews, etc. May be required to provide clinical, face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in inmate housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances;
• Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders in order to comprehensively assess, diagnose, and manage the presenting symptomatology;
• Effectively applies psychological assessments in the selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of the continuum of psychological tests;
• Writes clinical reports regarding diagnoses, prognoses and develops treatment plans that reflect the standard of practice;
• Consults on complex cases with supervisor, treatment team members, and with CDCR institutional healthcare personnel, and other divisions within the department;
• Documents all care provided to the inmate, including face-to-face contacts and Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IOTTs) meetings;

Requirements:
• Each Psychologist shall possess and maintain throughout the term of this Agreement, a current and valid license, issued by the California Board of Psychology, in order to perform services in the State of California.

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

-Paid Holidays*
-Paid Time Off*
-Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
-Sign-on and Retention Bonuses*
-Travel Packages and Relocation Assistance*
-401K
-Direct Deposit
-Competitive Wages

*Benefits available pending eligibility and as applicable per contract assignment.


Maxim Government Services (MGS), a division of Maxim Staffing Solutions, provides healthcare professionals the opportunity to choose from prestigious contracts in some of the top Federal Medical Treatment Facilities, nationwide. Our dedicated team of professional recruiters and program managers will offer you the same level of care and dedication that you provide your patients. Apply online today and allow us to match your skills, experience and schedule to find you the employment opportunity you are seeking!

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