Company: Geo Group
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Facility: LAWTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Pay: Up to $176,500.00 year (BOE)
Bonus (if applicable):
Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more)
will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized
workforce with options for you and your family including:
--- Paid time off --- Paid holidays --- 401(k)
--- 401(k) matching --- Health Insurance --- Dental Insurance
--- Vision Insurance --- Life Insurance --- Flexible spending
--- Health savings account --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Reduced
--- Employee discount --- Employee assistance program --- Pet
--- Disability Insurance --- Paid training --- Other benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Are you a psychologist looking for a challenging yet interesting
environment, where you can really make a difference? If you are
passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves the
highest quality of mental healthcare, we have the role for you! As
the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we
are looking for people like you to add to our growing team.
Join A Community That Cares
Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best
rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to
those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth,
exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships.
Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your
application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.
Role and Responsibilities
Your primary role is to evaluate and diagnose
inmates/detainees/residents (I/D/R) for mental, emotional, and
behavioral disorders. In this role, you will:
Co-ordinate mental health functions (including supervising and
training staff members).
Examine and treat detainees/inmates referred by the
nursing/professional staff to ensure proper injury care, disease
prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
Provide psychotherapy or counseling for psychological disorders or
Make appropriate referrals as necessary to a psychiatrist.
Evaluate I/D/R's mental status and symptoms in determining the need
for transfer or placement under observation due to suicide
Make referrals to the appropriate professional should the I/D/R
exhibit side effects.
Document services provided and comprehensive notes in the patient
Instruct staff and officers in recognizing suicide risk
Provide in-service education for medical and correctional staff as
We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds
Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to
their maximum potential is the center of GEO's employee value
proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and
the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds.
Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here's to unlimited ideas,
increased productivity, and innovative solutions!
Acute awareness, critical thinking ability, and strong
communication skills are key qualities we look for. Our employees
feel proud to play a role in our patients' re-entry to society.
Graduate of an accredited graduate school with doctoral degree in
psychology and master's degree in psychopharmacology.
Licensed to practice as a medical psychologist in the state in
which the Facility is located.
One (1) year of clinical experience.
Copy of professional license to remain on file at the Facility
where services are rendered at all times.
Maintain appropriate certificates required to prescribe
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically
used by the department including V-See platform used to provide
Frequently: Lift or carry up to 10 lbs.; walk, stand, bend, stoop
Occasionally: Lift or carry/push or pull up to 40 lbs. Climb, reach
above shoulder level and work with machinery.
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