CFG Health Network Psychologist in Toms River, New Jersey

Oversees the day-to-day clinical operations. Develops an operational plan to implement approved policies, procedures and programs for a particular facility. Delegates appropriate tasks and provides clinical supervision on a regular basis. Provides professional psychological services to inmates. Performs all administrative tasks associated with the position.

  • Development and implementation of clinical programs in conjunction with the Chief Psychiatrist.

  • Provision of full range of psychological services to assigned patients. Services to include psychological evaluation, group & individual therapy and crisis intervention. All services to be documented in the patient’s electronic medical record.

  • Responsible for ensuring 24 hour coverage for the facility.

  • Participates in treatment team activities to include the development and periodic review of inmate treatment plans.

  • Conducts and reviews forensic evaluations.

  • Provides crisis intervention training to staff.

  • Provides group & individual therapy and psycho-educational groups as requested by the treatment team.

  • Administers and interprets intellectual and personality assessments when requested by the treatment team or as required by a forensic evaluation.

  • Participates in unit morning reports (at relevant sites).

  • Subject to on-call responsibilities as assigned.

  • Promotes a positive working relationship with Health Services, mental health staff, correctional staff and CFG administrative staff.

  • Complies with employee standards of CFG Health Systems, LLC and applicable employee standards of the facility. Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working environment and personal conduct consistent with professional responsibilities, the development of harmonious working relationships and timely notification of supervisory personnel absences form institution.

  • Participates in the interview process of new hires

  • Ensures the implementation of CQI process and programs.

  • Chairs the treatment team or designates a chairperson.

  • Complies with NJDOC requirement to use the swipe system for time reporting purposes.

  • All other duties as assigned .

  • Must be licensed as a psychologist in the state of New Jersey, designated Forensic Evaluator preferred.

  • Experience in providing services in inpatient/outpatient environment.

  • Experience in providing services in a correctional environment preferred.

  • Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills.

  • Must be able to interact with institutional staff, medical staff and the agencies of the court.

  • Must complete a satisfactory background investigation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

EOE M/V/F/D

Job ID: 2016-1212