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Psychologist

at PAGNY

Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Reference #: 3490
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Job Description

  • LocationUS-NY-Queens
    ID
    2018-3490
    Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Allied Health
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services
  • Overview

    With approximately 55,000 admissions per year and an average daily population of 10,000, the NYC jail system is one of the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the justice-involved population and, with PAGNY’s active support, aspires to the highest standards of care with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community.

    Responsibilities

    This position involves reporting for 1-2 days/week to one of the four NYC forensic psychiatry court clinics (Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn/Staten Island) for a time period determined by the CHS Mental Health Service based on clinic staffing needs. The position will report to the Director of the respective clinic and will be responsible for conducting court-ordered mental health evaluations of defendants in the criminal justice system, preparing reports in a timely manner, and if necessary, providing courtroom testimony related to their findings.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    A Ph.D degree with active NY State license in good standing

    Experience:

    - At least one year of post-training experience as a Forensic Psychologist in criminal justice settings

    - A history of testimony in criminal court cases

    Any equivalent and satisfactory combination of education and experience may be considered