Psychology Manager (LPM) DOC - Expert

Muncy, PA 17756

Posted: 02/22/2024 Category: Mental Health Professional Job Number: 119734

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Licensed Psychologist in Muncy, PA 17756. The Licensed Psychologist would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Lindsay at 5867107959/
Licensed Psychologist Compensation
  • The pay for this position is $83.00 per hour.
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance.
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates.
Licensed Psychologist Highlights
  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs.
  • The required availability for this position is first shift.
Licensed Psychologist Responsibilities
  • Primary purpose of the position is to provide clinical supervision to front line master’s level clinicians and to provide clinical programmatic management and oversight of a Psychology Department at a State Correctional Institution.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of psychological services within a PA DOC facility according to DOC Policy 13.8.1. Access to Mental Health Care Procedures Manual.
  • Independently selects administers and interprets a wide range of objective and projective psychological tests designed to measure such factors as personality intelligence aptitude and interests as part of the evaluation process for outside clearances parole reclassification and commutation. Also ensures that all PSAs and PSSs are trained to provide IQ testing e.g., BETA WASI Vineland. The LPM is responsible for signing off all Psychological Assessments and Evaluations e.g., Parole Psychological Assessments Commutation Psychological Evaluations completed by those Psychology staff working under their clinical supervision.
  • The LPM may be responsible for the diagnosing of Intellectual Disabilities Autism Spectrum Disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders that may exist within the patient population.
  • The LPM is responsible for conducting monthly rounds of all housing units where clinical supervisees are delivering psychological service under their clinical supervision.
  • The LPMs is responsible to participate in the SCIs monthly multidisciplinary quality improvement meeting.
  • Duties also include the clinical and administrative supervision of Psychological Services Associates Psychological Services Specialists in the Psychology Department at a State Correctional Institution. The supervision will include training in the interview process psychometric testing and interpretation report writing treatment techniques for specific problem areas group counseling skills behavior therapy and therapeutic communities.
  • Additionally, this supervision will include following up on policy requirements to ensure that staff have completed their responsibilities. Some examples are as follows: completion of required monthly contacts completion of Recovery Plans the facilitation of required programming completion of all documentation required for contacts and reviews of patients and the completion of psychological evaluations for parole and within system advancements.
  • The Licensed Psychologist Manger LPM is also responsible for the overall supervision of the Sex Offender Treatment Program and the completion of Psychological Evaluations.
  • The Licensed Psychologist Manager LPM will review daily reports Incident Reports Other Reports medication non-compliance lists mental health roster change lists etc. to ensure any necessary follow up is directed and completed.
  • Complete a supervision course at least three hours in length as part of the 30 hours of training required bi-annually to maintain licensure.
  • Supervise postdoctoral residents in pursuit of their hours towards licensure as a psychologist.
  • Licensed Psychologist Manager is responsible for ensuring the implementation of new PA DOC initiatives related to the delivery of mental health services as well as all follow up to ensure continued effectiveness and compliance.
  • They are also responsible for the completion of weekly monthly quarterly and yearly reports and plans of action that will be submitted to facility and Central Office staff for review and follow up. The Licensed Psychologist Manager will also be responsive for compiling information for a myriad of audits to include ACA OPS inspections Regional LPM Quarterly Audit Inspections.
  • The Licensed Psychologist Manager will serve as chairperson of the Psychiatric Review Team and assist in the coordination of psychiatric and psychological services for patients living with mental illnesses within state prisons.
Licensed Psychologist Requirements
  • This position requires possession of a current license to practice psychology as issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology.
    • If licensed by another state must secure Pennsylvania license within one year.
  • At least 2 years' experience as a Licensed Psychologist required.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days.
Licensed Psychologist Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior Corrections experience
If you think this Licensed Psychologist position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!
If you are interested in this position, please contact Lindsay at 5867107959/
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