MHM Services, Inc.

  • Psychologist

    Job Locations US-MA-New Bedford
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/13/2020 11:57 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-14195
  • Overview

    Centurion is proud to be the provider of forensic mental health services to the Massachusetts Trial Courts. 

     

    We are currently seeking a full-time Psychologist to join our team covering the District Courts in New Bedford, Fall River, and Wareham, Massachusetts.

    Available Shift

     

    Responsibilities

     

    The Psychologist provides psychological leadership, consultation and direct services for patients in an assigned facility. The District Court Psychologist will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team consisting of lawyers, social workers, judges, and other court and hospital staff to provide assessment, treatment, and determination of appropriate dispositions for individuals who are mentally ill or have substance use issues and are brought before the Courts on criminal and/or civil matters.

     

    District Court Psychologists, or Designated Forensic Professionals, are responsible for fulfilling the statutory obligations of the Department of Mental Health under MGL c. 123 which include, but are not limited to:

     

    • Evaluation of the need for Emergency Hospitalization (C.123, s.12e)
    • Competence to Stand Trial or Criminal Responsibility Screening Evaluations (c.123, s.15a)
    • Evaluation of the need for Hospitalization of Mentally-Ill Prisoners (c. 123, s.18a)
    • Determination of the Mental Condition of Witnesses (c.123, s.19)
    • Evaluation of the need for Commitment of Substance Abusers (c.123, s.35)
    • Aid in Sentencing Evaluations (c.123, s. 15e)

    Benefits

    We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

    • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Generous paid time off
    • Paid holidays
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Continuing Education benefits
    • Much more...

    About Us

    Centurion contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.

    Qualifications

    • Applicants must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and be certified as Designated Forensic Professionals (or qualify to become a candidate in training).
    • Applicants also must be able to pass a background check, possess a valid MA driver’s license, and be willing to travel.  
    • Candidates with forensic experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

     



     

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