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Psychologist - Part Time (West Chester, PA)

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: West Chester
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (i.e. PCM) is a privately owned, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice.Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity to provide care to an under-served, diverse, and appreciative patient population.
We are currently looking for a Part-Time, Psychologist (i.e., Post Doc, Ph.D. or Psy.D.) to join our team and provide on-site mental health care at the Chester County Prison in West Chester, PA.
This position requires 16-24 hours of on-site care per week Monday-Friday during normal business hours (i.e. 8:00am-4:30pm).
Job Description:In this role the Psychologist is responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC standards, and 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 paperwork 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 standards of care 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.
    To learn why PrimeCare Medical, Inc. is The Choice for Quality Correctional Healthcare, please apply today. We look forward to speaking with you about joining our PrimeCare family!

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Wilmington , Psychologist - Part Time (West Chester, PA), Healthcare , West Chester, Delaware

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