Location: Merced, CA
Facility: Merced County Jail, Juvenile Hall, and John Latorraca Jail
Shift: Day 8 hour
Recruiter: Michele McDonald
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!”
Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed health professional, the Psychologist/Program Director is a licensed Psychologist in California who is responsible for the oversight of the Jail Based Competency Treatment (JBCT) program operations, as well as the primary staff to assess and evaluate for competency restoration for approximately 5 patients. The Psychologist/Program Director will provide supervision to a small staff, be the primary designee for communications between JBCT stakeholders (the Sheriff’s Office, Department of State Hospitals [DSH], the courts, etc.), monitor program outcomes and success, maintain Policy & Procedure compliance, and provide all competency assessments.
One + years of experience as a licensed Psychologist in the state of employment.
Previous correctional/detention facility experience
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer