Psychologist

*Position Title: Psychologist

*Company Name: Fifth Judicial District Department of Correctional Services *Description of Job and Duties: Contract Psychologist Position Announcement

 

(***Post Docs Welcome to Apply for Residency***)

 

 

The 5th Judicial District, Department of Correctional Services (DCS) is looking for applicants for a contract Psychologist position within our Polk County Drug Court program. Drug Court program is located in Des Moines, Iowa, and is a multi-disciplinary, prison diversion program for adult men and women on probation with long standing or severe substance abuse or dependency issues. This Drug Court Contract Psychologist position is funded through a Federal Drug Court Mental Health Enhancement Grant, which is due to expire September 30, 2015. The Psychologist in this position will conduct psychosocial histories and evaluations consistent with their training, provide individual therapy and Drug Court team consultation, as well as serve as a liaison between Drug Court and community resources. Team consultation will consist of correspondence with individual team members and/or team staffings.

 

Applicants are required to have a Masters, Ph.D., or Psy. D., in a mental health related field, and be licensed as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Independent Social Worker (LISW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Psychologist in good standing in the State of Iowa. Certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), International Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC), or International Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (IAADC) is highly recommended but not required.

 

Candidates must be willing to complete all pre-employment screenings and assessments. Hiring is contingent on having No Record on the Child or Dependent Adult Abuse Registry.

 

Hours:

Monday – 8-4:30

Tuesday – 12:30-9

Wednesday – 12:30-9

Thursday – 8:00-4:30

Friday – 8-430

 

Hours are negotiable.

 

Compensation: From $2,115.38 to $2,307.69 bi-weekly. No benefits will be provided.

 

To apply, please visit our web page at www.5thdcs.com. Click on Employment, Current Position Available, and then Contract Psychologist. Should you have any problems with the application please contact Ronice Payne at 515-242-6585. Should you have any questions about the position please contact Dr. Tony Tatman at 515-242-6582.

 

*Contact Name: Dr. Tony Tatman

*Contact Phone: 515-242-6582

*Contact Email Address: tony.tatman@iowa.gov Contact Address: 1000 Washington Ave.

Des Moines, Iowa 50314

Special Instructions for Applying: To apply, please visit our web page at www.5thdcs.com. Click on Employment, Current Position Available, and then Contract Psychologist. Should you have any problems with the application please contact Ronice Payne at 515-242-6585. Should you have any questions about the position please contact Dr. Tony Tatman at 515-242-6582.