Staff Psychologist - Federal Prison in Leavenworth, KS
2 Staff Psychologist Positions
USP Leavenworth is currently recruiting for two Staff
Psychologist positions. This is truly an excellent career opportunity. Please share this information with any
potential applicants that may be looking for employment with the Federal Bureau
of Prisons. Anyone who may be interested should apply through www.usajobs.com The announcement number is bop-n-0180-2012.
Our psychologists make up a great department that works
exceptionally well together. USP Leavenworth is a well-established federal
institution that is an ideal place for psychologists to strengthen clinical
skills in all areas, especially in suicide prevention, crisis intervention,
diagnosis, and management of mentally ill inmates. Psychology staff also
provides a wide range of services, including; staff education on suicide
prevention, sexual abuse, and the Employee Assistance Program; medication
management; individual and group counseling; development and implementation of
Behavioral Management Plans; on-call support; and participation in the Crisis
Support Team and Crisis Negotiation Team. Clinical supervision for licensure is available.
USP Leavenworth is currently an approved site for the
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. The NHSC offers loan repayment options for
primary care providers who work at approved sites in communities in need. Additional information regarding the NHSC may
be found at nhsc.hrsa.gov.
Information about the institution:
USP Leavenworth is one of the oldest and most historic
federal prisons in the country. It is a medium security facility which houses
approximately 1700 inmates. In addition, our satellite camp houses
approximately 450 minimum security inmates.
The facility is located approximately 25 minutes from the
greater Kansas City area. The area
offers affordable housing in rural, suburban, and urban locations. Clinicians interested in this opportunity are
encouraged contact Dr. Joseph Bleier, Chief of Psychology Services, via email