Staff Psychologist at Medical Search International

Folkston, GA 31537

About the Job

Medical Search is currently seeking a Psychologist in the Folkston, GA area to provide mental health care services in a correctional facility. In this role, you will be responsible for the evaluation and treatment of inmates with mental, behavioral or emotional disorders. This is an opportunity to join a world leading organization that provides diversified services to government agencies around the globe. 

As a Psychologist, you will serve as an active member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and as part of that team you will provide inmates with a range of mental health services. You will also intervene in crises whenever necessary with the goal of preventing escalation of those crises. It will also be part of your job as a Psychologist to provide correctional facility staff with education on how to recognize mental illness and how to prevent suicides.
 
Requirements include:
Doctorate in Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D. or Ed.D.)
Valid and current license to practice psychology in the state in which facility is located
At least 2 years of experience as a practicing psychologist
Corrections experience is a plus
Basic computer proficiency
Willingness to be flexible with regard to scheduling


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