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Forensic Psychologist

Job: 80638

Location: Anchorage, AK

Facility: Alaska Psychiatric Institute

Type: PRN

Shift: PRN

Recruiter: John Carrico

Email: JCarrico@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

 

About this role

The Forensic Psychologist primary responsibility is to perform competency evaluations in the jail and hospital. The psychologist may also be involved with providing competency restoration, risk assessments, psychological testing, treatment planning, behavioral interventions, and supervision of psychology interns and residents.

 

Additional Details

•Sign On Bonus Available•Competitive Compensation•Relocation Assistance Available•State, Consultant and Locum opportunities•PRN or Full Time, Variable Shifts Available

What you bring to the table

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Three years of experience working in a psychiatric hospital or correctional facility is preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current license as a Psychologist in state of employment

What you will do

  1. Performs court ordered competency evaluations.
  2. Completes violence and suicide risk assessments and other psychological testing
  3. Supervises and trains psychology students, provides training and education to the rest of the clinical team as needed.
  4. Provides expert testimony to the court.
  5. Participates in treatment planning and treatment team meetings.
  6. Completed functional analyses of behavior and behavioral interventions. Trains staff to carry out behavioral interventions.
  7. Provides competency restoration and other treatment as needed.
  8. Completes thorough, accurate, and timely documentation of evaluations that are consistent with professional standards and hospital procedures.
  9. Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized assessment 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.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

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