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JBCT Psychologist

Company: Wellpath
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Why Us:

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference:

The JBCT Psychologist is responsible for conducting regular assessments of mentally-ill and Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) patients in the JBCT program using standardized testing tools. They will also provide opinions on restoration and produce timely reports to the court. Compliance with the Department of State Hospital (DSH) and Wellpath Policy & Procedure (P&P) Manual is mandatory for this licensed Psychologist in the State of California.

Qualifications & Requirements:


Doctorate in psychology and experience with mental health delivery systems


Significant professional experience in the mental field that indicates knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders and psychological evaluation techniques, including psychological assessment instruments


Licensed to practice psychology in the State of employment by the appropriate state licensing agency

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct regular assessments of mentally-ill and Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) patients in the JBCT program using approved psychological testing measures and comply with court reporting statutes.

Assess cognitive impairment and administer corresponding psychological tests approved by DSH, as well as proper tests to determine treatment course if malingering is suspected.

Participate in Treatment Team meetings and coordinate with IMO/ALJ processes, while maintaining strict adherence to DSH and company policies and procedures.

Foster supportive relationships with Sheriff's Office team and document findings in inmate's health record with appropriate summaries.

Provide clinical support and guidance, establish weekly "Doctor's Group" as needed, and assist in training and shadowing of new staff.

You Matter:

--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

--- Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

--- Autonomy in a warm team environment

--- Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

--- Tuition Assistance, student loan assistance, and dependent scholarships

--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

--- Company paid life insurance

--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Fairfield , JBCT Psychologist, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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