THHSC-Psychologist II-Forensic Evaluator

San Antonio, TX 78223

Posted: 02/22/2024 Category: Mental Health Professional Job Number: 130441

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Forensic Evaluator (Psychologist) in San Antonio, TX 78223. The Forensic Evaluator (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/lkopasz@alinestaffing.com
Forensic Evaluator (Psychologist) Compensation
  • The pay for this position is $100.00 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
Forensic Evaluator (Psychologist) Highlights
  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
Forensic Evaluator (Psychologist) Responsibilities
  • Responsible for conducting the 46B and Chapter 55 competency evaluations, as well as violence risk assessments under 46C.
  • Responsibilities include developing, supporting, coordinating forensic psychological activities and programs, and conducting forensic psychological assessments and psycho-legal evaluations of patients’ competency to stand trial.
  • Provides consultation and training for staff providing forensic education services on competency restoration commitments.
  • Knowledge of forensic psychological assessment and treatment of the seriously mentally ill forensic populations
  • Knowledge of psychotherapy and CBT, DBT, behavior therapy, and other empirically supported psychotherapeutic modalities
  • Skills in the use of psychological instruments to evaluate personality, neurocognition, adaptive functioning, suicide risk, and malingering (i.e. MMPI, HCR-20, VRAG, TOMM, MFAST, and SIRS)
  • Ability to conduct forensic and psychological assessments and write clear, concise reports
  • Ability to provide expert testimony to courts regarding forensic and psychological assessments
  • Ability to provide direct services in accordance with accepted professional standards
  • Ability to function as a member of the psychology management team
  • Ability to provide individual and family education regarding serious mental illness
  • Ability to complete treatment documentation in electronic medical record using computer
  • Ability to communicate assessment data and treatment/discharge implications to team members, courts, and patients where appropriate
  • Ability to educate staff in correct implementation of individual and group therapy programs as well as Individualized Intervention programs as needed
  • Ability to operate a computer and applicable software
  • Ability to train and supervise the work of others
Forensic Evaluator (Psychologist) Requirements
  • Must be licensed as a Psychologist by the State of Texas or a reciprocity state
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in psychology
  • Experience in psychological work; at least one (1) year of supervised experience by a licensed psychologist in the field of psychological services; the year of supervised experience may be interpreted as an academic year of full-time supervised internship in an approved clinical program
  • Demonstrated experience conducting both forensic evaluations and standard psychological assessments and writing reports with forensic populations in an inpatient psychiatric setting
  • Demonstrated experience conducting individual and group psychotherapy with forensic populations in an inpatient psychiatric setting
  • Demonstrated experience working with forensic populations in an inpatient psychiatric setting; preference given to those with 2-3 years of forensic experience
  • Demonstrated experience providing psychological services in an inpatient adult psychiatric setting including forensic evaluations and standard psychological assessments
  • Demonstrated experience developing, coordinating, and supporting/coordinating forensic psychological activities and programs
  • Performing evaluations of forensic patients on 46B/46C/Chapter 55 commitments
  • Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests, conducting psychological assessments, and providing differential diagnoses
  • Experience providing training programs as appropriate
  • Experience developing psychological services to meet accreditation standards, or other regulatory standards for adult psychiatric services
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days
Forensic Evaluator (Psychologist) Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience conducting the 46B and Chapter 55 competency evaluations, as well as violence risk assessments under 46C.
If you think this Forensic Evaluator (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/lkopasz@alinestaffing.com

 
 
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