PrimeCare Medical is seeking a Licensed Psychologist to join our growing team of professionals. The Psychologist is needed to work in the medical department at Baltimore County Detention Center located in Towson, MD. This role is primarily focused on coordinating and implementing the mental health program.
You will be responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA standards. In addition, you will serve as the mental health liaison between the medical unit and facility staff.
Other specific responsibilities will include: •Providing one-to-one intervention and follow-up of inmates/patients who suffer from substance abuse.
•Providing input to facility administration regarding treatment response and progress reports of inmates/patients on a regularly scheduled basis.
•Facilitating admission and placement of certified inmates/patients in forensic and community Mental Health facilities.
•Initiating the required paper work for the inmates/patients entry.
•Monitoring all psychiatric/psychological clinical services provided.
•Monitoring and documenting treatment responses of inmates/patients and documents.
•Ensuring complete, accurate and timely entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
•Evaluating psychological status of inmates/patients who have been referred by a primary treatment provider.
•Monitoring that standards of care are in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted psychiatric/psychological standards.
•Is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee and sub-committees.
•Assisting in the establishment of Quality Assurance standards and audit criteria.
•Serving as a member of various committees within the medical unit and facility as necessary.
•Developing and conducting in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar.
•Actively assisting with the detection and prevention of inmate/patient suicide.
You will be working in a fast paced and challenging environment; therefor it is essential that this person have a demonstrated ability to multi-task and excellent organizational skills. In addition, the
Other requirements include: •Ability to obtain license to practice psychology in Maryland
•Graduate of an accredited institution of higher education with a major in psychology
•Strong communication skills as well as the ability to develop a trusting relationship with patients/inmates
•Ability to monitor, observe and document patients
•Ph.D. OR Master’s Degree preferred
•Experience working in a correctional facility a plus
•Bilingual speaker (Spanish and English) a plus
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Benefits + Sign On Bonus
Internal Number: BALT - 101
About PrimeCare Medical Inc.
PrimeCare Medical, provides comprehensive healthcare services to county jails, prisons and juvenile detention centers throughout the Northeastern United States. PrimeCare Medical specializes in correctional healthcare management through the significant contributions and strong moral values of our employees.