Psychologist

City Of Philadelphia Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 weeks ago

Are you Licensed as a Psychologist in Pennsylvania or a certified School Psychologist? Are you up for a challenge with excellent work-life benefits and other total rewards?

Are you looking for a diverse and inclusive workplace? Are you looking for a job to make a difference in the lives of Philadelphians? Apply today!

This is psychological work at the full performance level administering or overseeing a variety of psychological tests and applying psychological techniques in the evaluation and treatment of prison inmates, children and youth, or the intellectually disabled and providing psychological information to agency staff. Employees in the Prisons provide psychological services to prison inmates and detainees and coordinate with contracted medical agencies in the treatment and evaluation of prisoners.

Employees in the Department of Human Services provide administrative oversight of contracted mental health service agencies and act as liaisons between social service staff and contracted agencies; evaluates and coordinate the provision of forensic psychological services for children and families; and provides consultation regarding forensic psychological report interpretation. Employees in the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual dis

Ability Services evaluate and coordinate the provision of psychological services to intellectually disabled clients, provide oversight to contracted emergency service workers and oversight of community home managers. Employees in all assignments are required to attend and play an active role on various multidisciplinary teams regarding psychological matters.

Incumbents may also provide technical direction and supervision to lower level social service staff, contracted mental health agencies and student interns. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative manager.



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Psychologist

City Of Philadelphia