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Staff Psychologist

Company: Harris County Sheriff's Office
Location: League City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description:
Under the general supervision of the Administrator, the incumbent will provide an array of psychological services for the Harris County Sheriff's Office employees including counseling, psychological screening/evaluation, critical incident stress debriefing, consultation (crisis and non-crisis), and training. Serves as a principal resource in providing expert professional psychology services and advisory to departmental administrators on various matters.

-Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or a substantive equivalent from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited institution of higher education
-Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience providing psychological testing, diagnosis, treatment and counseling; including identifying behavioral, emotional, organic, drug/alcohol, or personality problems and the subsequent development of appropriate programs on an individual basis within a law enforcement environment
-Licensed as or eligible for licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
-Valid Driver's License (Texas upon hire)
Knowledge of:
-Psychology, psychometry, psychopathy and physiological principles
-Diagnostic criteria
-Psychological evaluation methods
-Policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
-Adherence to HIPAA and other federal and state laws requiring the confidential handling of certain health information

Skilled in:
-Using psychological evaluation and assessment techniques and apply mediation procedures
-Interpreting diagnostic evaluations and analyzing behavior
-Preparing and maintaining accurate records, files, and reports
-Exercising independent judgment under minimal supervision
-Supervising and training employees
-Interacting effectively with all levels of management, employees and outside contacts

Ability to:
-Plan and direct psychological activities and research
-Provide psychological counseling
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees and officials, representatives of outside agencies, and the general public
-Receive supervision from and consult with senior colleagues experience in law enforcement
-Plan, assign and/or supervise the work of others; and organize workloads

Keywords: Harris County Sheriff's Office, League City , Staff Psychologist, Healthcare , League City, Texas

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