Psychologist - Clinical-Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)
$116,304 - $129,840 Annual Range (Licensed)
$98,532 - $107,100 Annual Range (Non-licensed)
Under the direction of the Senior Psychologist (Health Facility) (Supervisor), the Psychologist-Clinical, CF and general direction of the Chief Psychologist CF, delivers psychological treatment services, including diagnostic assessment and consultation, consistent with the mission of the California Health Care Facility-Psychiatric Inpatient Program, which includes Acute, Intermediate, and Mental Health Crisis Bed levels of care. The Psychologist applies psychological knowledge and techniques to the problems of mental and developmental disabilities in patients; administers, scores, and interprets a variety of psychological test instruments; performs behavioral assessments; conducts various forms of group and individual therapy; and assists in program evaluation and development. The Psychologist serves the facility in any role that falls within the parameters of their knowledge, skills/abilities, and training. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability. In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.
A valid license as a psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology and possession of an earned doctorate degree in psychology from and educational institution meeting the criteria of section 2914 of the Medical Board of California’s Business and Professions Code. Newly hired psychologists from other states or psychologists who have received their doctorate degrees within the past year must obtain the license within two years of the date of beginning service.