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10/15/2019
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Staff Psychologist (PRN)
UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM | San Antonio, Texas
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES Interviews adult and juvenile defendants, potential law enforcement officers, and applicants who are applying for various positions with the Bexar County Juvenile Probation Department such as detention officer, probation officer, residential treatment officer, student intern, or volunteer; provides clinical supervision to practicum students; testifies in court; and performs related duties as required. Job has critical impact on departmental operations and budget. Directly responsible for the safety of self and indirectly responsible for the safety of co-workers. Job responsibilities include constant handling of confidential information/documents such as psychological profiles on individuals. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctorate in Psychology or related field, and one year of supervised postdoctoral experience in clinical psychology, forensic psychology, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Comprehensive knowledge of psychological testing and evaluation techniques. Skill in communicating effectively with hostile, abusive, or irrational individuals. Ability to interpret psychological test and interview results; ability to formulate diagnostic impressions; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, county employees, private attorneys, outside organizations, and the general public. Experience in a correctional environment and/or in conducting forensic psychological evaluations is preferred. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION Must be licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, or must be eligible to be licensed within 6 months of employment.

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

Interviews adult and juvenile defendants, potential law enforcement officers, and applicants who are applying for various positions with the Bexar County Juvenile Probation Department such as detention officer, probation officer, residential treatment officer, student intern, or volunteer; provides clinical supervision to practicum students; testifies in court; and performs related duties as required. Job has critical impact on departmental operations and budget. Directly responsible for the safety of self and indirectly responsible for the safety of co-workers. Job responsibilities include constant handling of confidential information/documents such as psychological profiles on individuals.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctorate in Psychology or related field, and one year of supervised postdoctoral experience in clinical psychology, forensic psychology, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Comprehensive knowledge of psychological testing and evaluation techniques. Skill in communicating effectively with hostile, abusive, or irrational individuals. Ability to interpret psychological test and interview results; ability to formulate diagnostic impressions; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, county employees, private attorneys, outside organizations, and the general public. Experience in a correctional environment and/or in conducting forensic psychological evaluations is preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Must be licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, or must be eligible to be licensed within 6 months of employment.

About UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM

Baylor Health Care System is a network of hospitals, primary care and specialty care centers, rehabilitation clinics, affiliated ambulatory surgery centers and the Baylor Research Institute. One of the largest private-sector employers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Baylor employs more than 16,000 people and has more than 2,700 physicians on its medical staffs. Baylor University Medical Center, flagship hospital of the system, is a major patient care, teaching and research center for the Southwest. For fiscal year 2008, Baylor Health Care System will report $429.5 million in community benefit to the Texas Department of State Health Services.   Â

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