The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications for the position of
SENIOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
There are current vacancies for the Health and Human Services Agency's (HHSA) Behavioral Health Services (BHS), Juvenile Forensic Services and Child Welfare Services. The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
The BHS, Juvenile Forensic Services position will be based in one of several juvenile detention facilities. Senior Clinical Psychologists perform critical psychological services and a wide variety of professional work such as psychological assessments, evaluation, crisis intervention and psychotherapy to youth and adolescents in probation facilities. Incumbents are licensed clinical psychologists that provide individual and group therapy, perform clinical duties, and may coordinate and oversee the training of psychology interns.
The Child Welfare Services position will be co-located in regional offices with child welfare social workers and staff. Clinical psychologists assigned to Child Welfare Services will perform a wide variety of professional work such as participation in case consultations, evaluations, crisis intervention and support of staff. Positions in this class are licensed clinical psychologists or licensed clinical social workers providing guidance regarding mental health, secondary traumatic stress and other related issues under the guidance of a managing clinical psychologist.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates must possess:
Licensure by the State of California as a Psychologist; AND,
Graduation from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical, community or educational psychology; AND,
Four (4) years post-doctoral experience in a mental health, forensic or correctional setting.
Internal Number: 19508707
About Count of San Diego
The mission of the County of San Diego is to efficiently provide public services that build strong and sustainable communities. The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected to four-year terms in district, nonpartisan elections. There are 18 incorporated cities in the County and a large number of unincorporated communities.