JOB TITLE: Clinical Psychologist (Forensic Evaluation)
TO APPLY: Submit resume, professional references, letter of interest, two letters of recommendation and a writing sample (redacted report) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applicants will begin on May 1, 2017. Vacancy will be posted until filled.
The Center for Integrated Intervention is a private organization located in the Portland area that provides psychological assessment throughout the state of Oregon.
This position provides psychology services in the form of forensic assessment, psychosexual assessment and psychological assessment in accordance with Oregon Statutes.
The Clinical Psychologist also provides consultation to State agencies, District Attorneys, Defense Attorneys, school districts, and the courts; generates and presents professional development trainings when indicated.
The Clinical Psychologist is required to obtain full Oregon certification as a forensic evaluator by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) when eligible, which entails an increased level of responsibility in the assessment and completion of evaluations for the courts and in the testimony associated therein.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Psychological Assessment. Typical tasks: Review relevant records, interview collateral sources, consult with other professionals, conduct interpersonal interview, construct case formulation as guided by CII practices. Administers, scores, and interprets standard and forensic psychological tests (e.g., Intellectual Assessments, Personality Testing, Adaptive Assessments, and Forensic Assessment Measures) to diagnose presence or absence of psychiatric disorders.
- Reporting: Typical tasks: Generate reports for the referral source in accordance with professional and ethical guidelines. Writes reports including formal diagnoses of patients in accordance with CII standards as well as the standards developed by the Forensic Evaluator Program. The Clinical Psychologist is prepared to go to court and testify as to their findings for each and every report they submit to the referral source.
- Training and Professional Development. Typical tasks: provides training when directed on topics related to forensic psychology, report writing, testimony, psychological assessment, and other relevant topics as indicated by supervisor. Assists in training and supervising psychology practicum students.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Education: A doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited university; completion of a one-year internship in Psychology.
- Licensure: An Oregon license to practice psychology preferred but not required if seeking postdoctoral training through this position.
- Experience: Experience conducting forensic and psychosexual evaluations with adults and adolescents. Experience working within multiple systems (residential, school, community agency) preferred.
- Abilities: Ability to be self-directed and motivated in meeting professional deadlines. Ability to work with a diverse population in various settings including secure care settings (e.g. jails, hospitals, prisons).
- Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Clearance: All employees must pass a fingerprint and background check.
- Postdoctoral Salary: $50,000/year (2 evaluations per week) plus additional incentive structure
- Licensed Salary: $70,000- 80,000/year (2 evaluations per week) plus additional incentive structure
- $1,000/year professional development stipend
- Mileage reimbursement
- Eligible employee 401k plan and employer match after one year of employment
- Eligible employee Health Reimbursement Arrangement ($400/mo individual, $800/mo family)
- 20 days of Paid Time Off accrued annually
- Laptop and mobile phone provided
- Opportunities to work from home