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Psychology Associate - Corrections - Yuma

Somerton, AZ 85350

Posted: 05/28/24 Employment Type: Temporary Position: Social Work Job Number: 27408 Specialty: Psych

Job Description

VHS is hiring multiple experienced Psychology Associate (LMSW / LCSW / LPC / LMFT) for Corrections in Yuma, AZ!

Position Description:
  • Perform and document mental health evaluations, progress notes, individual and group counseling notes, and suicide watch notes
  • Coordinate with healthcare and security staff regarding patients’ mental health care and release dates
  • Participate in educational and training activities related to mental health care for patients, security personnel, and healthcare staff
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DSM-V criteria

  • Masters prepared candidate with active, unrestricted licensure as a Mental Health Professional LMSW, LCSW, LPC, or LMFT in the state of Arizona
  • 3 years’ experience preferred
  • correctional experience preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DSM-V criteria
  • Must pass state background and fingerprint clearance

Compensation Package:

Local Candidates:



$3000/Weekly total on 40 hours

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. #liveyourlife
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