Clinical Psychologist

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services - NCCW   York, NE   Full-time     Mental Health
Apply Now
Posted on June 21, 2020

Clinical Psychologist

Work schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30-4:00

Examples of Work

Provide clinical supervision to mental health staff. May assist the Behavioral Health Assistant Administrator for Mental Health in the supervision of other non-licensed psychologists, students and other mental health practitioners. Provide training to other mental health and correctional staff as needed. Assist in the development, establishment, implementation and evaluation of psychological and other mental health services for various inmate populations as needed. Assist in developing policies and procedures, program evaluation and research as related to mental health services. Review and interpret psychological testing results. Assist in administering and interpret various risk assessments and provide treatment recommendations and/or develop treatment plans to address risk areas. Develop or supervise the development of behavioral plans for high risk or special needs inmates. Provide and supervise psychotherapy and treatment services. Provide psychological services to inmates including observation, crisis intervention and mental status evaluations. Provide crisis management/intervention services, including occasionally being on-call for weekends and/or after regular work hours. Perform comprehensive psychological evaluations directed toward the determination of diagnosis, risks and needs, with subsequent appropriate course of treatment. Participate on involuntary medication hearings as well as screen/monitor individuals who may need to be considered for involuntary medication. Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings as required. Participate/supervise the preparation of information for, and participate in, various clinical review teams as needed. Maintain and complete paperwork, reports and other documentation according to policy and as needed and required. Maintain current Nebraska licensure.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed to practice psychology in the state of Nebraska.