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  Job posted:   Thu Oct 19, 2017
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Job #2031: Other

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Global Service Resources, Inc., a leading Healthcare staffing company has an opening for Psychologist at our local government client location.


Under the clinical direction of the Chief Psychiatrist/Senior Psychiatrist or designee, and the administrative direction of the Chief of Mental Health, Psychiatrists provide extensive psychiatric services or work in a review, evaluation, or consultative capacity. Psychiatrists may work in any of the State correctional institutions/facilities and provide direct patient psychiatric services to mentally ill inmates/wards. Psychiatrists may also be used in headquarters or field offices in a review and/or consultative capacity.

a. Meet with mentally ill patient-inmates/youths for crisis interventions, face-to-face interviews, etc. Must be able to provide clinical face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in inmate housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances;

b. Conduct initial mental health evaluations including criminal, psychiatric, and substance abuse case history to assess inmate's/ward's current needs and make treatment recommendations in the initial evaluation.

c. Conduct clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical reviews, applying suicide risk assessment protocols, pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation and consultations as needed;

d. Participate in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT) meetings;

e. Document all care provided to the patient-inmate/ward, including face-to-face contacts and IDTT meetings;

f. Monitor inmate/ward progress using Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan and Education (SOAPE) formatted progress notes;

g. Effectively applies community standard of practice for psychiatric treatment modalities and ethical standards.

h. Perform mental status exam (MSE) in face-to-face clinical interviews.

i. Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of medical/psychological disorders in order to comprehensively diagnose, assess and manage the presenting symptomatology;

j. Examine prior mental health records, institutional chromos, probation reports, court records and other available documents to assist in the formulation of patient's diagnosis and aid in the development of the inmate's/ward's treatment plans.

k. Review, examine and diagnose psychiatric patients of all ages and patient records and files in mental health program to determine progress, effectiveness and/or appropriateness of treatment services;

l. Consult, as necessary, with supervising psychiatrist on unusual, complex, or serious cases, or present such cases to a clinical conference for advice or decision;

m. Provide clinical consultation to psychiatric staff on unusual, complex or serious problems and cases where technical expertise is needed.

n. Prescribe medication as deemed appropriate for treatment and utilize the CDCR Correctional Formulary or obtain non-formulary approval;

o. Interpret laboratory results and make clinically appropriate referrals to medical services, as appropriate;

p. Determine type of psychiatric and general medical treatment needed;

q. Prescribe changes in treatment when indicated;

r. When conditions are suspected, adhere to mandated reporting requirements regarding California Psychiatrists, including, but not limited to, reported child and elder abuse, danger to self or others, duty to warn (Tarasoff) reporting and other confidentiality mandates;

s. Develop a therapeutic relationship with the patient-inmate's/ward's families and caretakers to enhance effective treatment delivery.

t. Work in consult with primary care medicine in identifying and managing co-occurring, co-morbid and treatment related medical conditions;

u. Make clinical rounds and review progress of patients, including assessments in inmate/ward housing units;

v. Serve periodically as psychiatrist-of-the-day for on-call/call back during weekend and off-hours for patient emergencies, Mental Health Crisis Beds follow up, and 5-day follow ups;

w. Administer psychiatric treatment with assistance, as necessary, from other health care providers.

x. Maintain order and supervise conduct of persons committed to the correctional facility in order to prevent escapes or injury by these persons to themselves or others;

y. Wear personal protective equipment, clothing and breathing apparatus to prevent injuries and exposures to blood/air borne pathogens;

z. Participate in committees and Quality Improvement Teams;

aa. Compile and analyze data from audits pertaining to the mental health program requirements;

bb. Provide information (i.e. appointment documentation, no-shows, etc.) to support staff for data entry;

cc. Protect and maintain safety and security of property, including documentation of unusual occurrence and inventory control of psychological testing material, reference material, computers, and other equipment;

dd. Give input and help to implement new programs for the treatment, training or rehabilitation of patientinmates/youths as directed by the CEO/CMH, Chief Psychiatrist, Senior Psychiatrist or designee;

ee. Instruct health care providers, and staff assigned for special training on the principles and practices of psychiatry.


+ Juvenile Justice Facilities require Psychiatrists to have a minimum of twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein, in a public or private institution. Internship does not count towards the required experience.

+ Patient-inmate/ward health care is of paramount importance. Accuracy in communications is critical to ensure timely, correct care is provided. Therefore, any licensed Psychiatrists providing services through this Agreement must be proficient in the English language and be able to communicate effectively with CDCR/CCHCS. All Psychiatrists musty be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the English language. Any Psychiatrist who fails to meet the minimum qualifications shall not be permitted to perform service. The CEO/CMH, Chief Psychiatrist, Senior Psychiatrist or designee or shall state in writing the reason(s) the Psychiatrist does not meet minimum qualifications and submit to the Vendor Manager and the CCHCS, Direct Medical Contracts, Contracts Management Team. After notification of failure to meet minimum requirements has been provided, CDCR/CCHCS shall not pay the Vendor Worker for an additional hours identified as not meeting the minimum qualifications.


At Global Service Resources Healthcare, we concentrate on building careers and we offer attractive compensation packages.

+ Medical Insurance

+ Vision Insurance

+ Prescription Drug Card Coverage

+ Paid Private Housing or Housing Stipend

+ Paid Travel Allowance

+ Mileage Reimbursement

+ 401(K) savings plan with employer match (soon to come)

+ Hours Bonus

+ Referral Bonus Program

+ Free Direct Deposit

+ Paid Professional Liability insurance

+ Paid training

+ Continuing Education assistance

*Benefits available according to company policy.

References will be requested if called for an interview.

Since the job needs to be filled immediately please email your resume as soon as possible.

We will contact you on receipt!

Thank you,

Global Service Resources, Inc.

Jessica GonzalezRecruiter

Global Service Resources, Inc. Direct: (818) 252-9202Toll Free: (800) 779-GLOBAL (4562) Ext. 9202 Direct: (818) 252-9202Tel: (818) 244-4484 Ext. 9202Fax: (818) 306-6174Email: Jessica.Gonzalez@GlobalServiceResources.comVisit us:

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