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Liberty Healthcare Corporation Clinical Director - Forensic Psychologist in United States

Forensic Psychologists are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity and leadership role with Liberty Healthcare.

Liberty Healthcare is now accepting applications for a full-time Clinical Director position with our jail-based competency treatment program at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga - San Bernardino County, California.

The mission of the program is to minimize the need and waiting periods for state hospital forensic mental health beds by delivering timely court-mandated forensic assessments, psychiatric stabilization, and restoration of competency to individuals in jail.

This cutting-edge program is based on Liberty’s innovative model which received a Best Practice Award from the California Council on Mentally Ill Offenders.

The Clinical Director will enjoy a mix of both clinical management and clinical direct care responsibilities.

Specific clinical management responsibilities include:

  • Assuring the overall quality of clinical services provided to the program’s clients

  • Leading and supervising a team of Psychologists

  • Performing quality assurance of assessments and court reports

  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures

  • Fostering and maintaining productive relationships with a wide array of stakeholders with which the program interacts

Specific clinical direct care responsibilities include:

  • Conducting mental status examinations and assessments

  • Developing diagnoses and formulating treatment plans

  • Delivering cognitive-behavioral treatment and psychoeducation to individuals and groups

  • Providing leadership to multidisciplinary teams

  • Providing training and consultation to staff

  • Providing court testimony as needed

  • Documenting clinical services and preparing reports

The incumbent will be required to work in-person and onsite at the West Valley Detention Facility either a 5x8 or 4x10 schedule on weekdays only.

As a full-time employee of Liberty Healthcare, you can expect to receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package – click here for full details.

You’re a good fit for this position if you possess all of these qualifications:

  • California Psychologist license

  • Minimum of two years of forensic mental health experience – specifically in competency restoration

  • Prior supervisory / leadership experience

  • Knowledge of current principles of psychological testing and competency restoration

  • Ability to lead a clinical team

Liberty Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, equality and inclusion are among our deepest-held values. We work to create an environment that attracts real talent and we seek to motivate, inspire and recognize high performance among all employees. regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment.

Click “Apply” and submit your CV for immediate consideration.