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Psychologist - $10,000 bonus

Job: 132576

Location: Centralia, WA

Facility: WA Maple Lane RTC

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Kerry Nichols


Compensation Information: $ - $ / year

Why Wellpath

*10,000 sign on bonus*


About 20 minutes south of the quintessential city of Olympia located on the southern end of the Puget Sound, you will find Maple Lane Competency Restoration Program (MLCRP). Our facility is tucked inside the beautiful up-and-coming town of Centralia. The city of Olympia holds a rich history that can be explored through museums, galleries, and community events. Even though rain can be a predictably expected, it doesn’t detract from the spirit to hike trails, explore the quaint towns, or admire the green wonderland. 


MLCRP embraces recovery-oriented, trauma-informed care for all patients. The recovery model promotes patient choice and tailors treatment to meet individual needs based on the assessments of a multi-disciplinary treatment team.


Here at Wellpath and MLCRP, 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

Our Psychologist provides competency screenings to inform the treatment of patients who have been found incompetent to stand trial. As needed, the Psychologist develops behavioral interventions and behavior plans and conducts psychological testing. The Psychologist is an active member of the treatment team, providing staff education as needed on psychological issues and working with the team to develop therapeutic interventions that address competency barriers. The Psychologist may be responsible for assigned treatment sessions and may have responsibilities for quality assurance monitoring.

What you bring to the table

Education for Psychologist:

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

Experience for Psychologist:

  • 2-5 years of experience in clinical psychology desired.

Licenses/Certifications for Psychologist:

  • Current license as a Psychologist in the state of practice

What you will do

  1. Provides competency screenings to determine barriers to competency restoration that can be treatment targets and to determine when an expedited competency assessments from state evaluators are needed.
  2. Provides psychological assessments, behavioral interventions, treatment sessions, and quality assurance reviews as required. Serves as a consultant to the multidisciplinary teams. Review of assessments, case presentations, and quantitative chart reviews.
  3. Works with the treatment team to develop a therapeutic milieu that is based in recovery and is trauma informed. Facilitates treatment team meetings, as assigned.
  4. Provides training and education to the clinical team and state employees as needed, provides expert testimony to the court, serves on committees as indicated by Program Administrator. Provides individual and group supervision to psychology students, if applicable. Demonstrates knowledge of ethical and related clinical principles.
  5. Develop new behavior management plans and oversees the collection of data on the target behaviors for the Behavior Plans with the approval of the treatment team members.
  6. Performs timely, complete and legible documentation of services provided, consistent with professional standards and treatment facility procedures.
  7. Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting. Completion of mandatory training, review by Clinical Psychology.
  8. Provides trainings as assigned by the Program Administrator.
  9. Observe individuals in group interactions or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, or maladjustment and discuss the treatment of problems with clients and clinical team members.
  10. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  11. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  12. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  13. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

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