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Psychologist - Corrections

Brentwood, TN 37027

Posted: 10/31/2023 Employment Type: Travel Profession: Psychologist Job Number: 61418 Pay Rate: $3,642 - $4,046 Specialty: Corrections

Job Description

Job Title: Psychologist - Locum Contract 

13-week contract assignment *option to extend or transition upon mutual interest

In the ever-evolving field of psychology, professionals seek diverse opportunities to apply their expertise and make a tangible difference in individuals' lives. One avenue that often goes overlooked is the prospect of taking a contract assignment working in the Corrections Environment.  This unique career path presents a wealth of advantages that can significantly enhance a psychologist's professional growth and personal satisfaction. GHR Healthcare would like to be a part of your career path!


Job Details

  • Weekly Pay Range: $3,500 - $4,046
  • Start Date: 11/13/2023
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Shift: 8 Hour Days
  • Hours Per Week:  40


  • Plan and oversee non-medical psychological service programs within the facility.
  • Coordinate and lead personnel engaged in delivering psychological services to inmates.

Skills Required:

  • Conduct thorough psychological screenings and assessments through record review and clinical interviews.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary mental health team to gather and provide information on patient psychological issues.
  • Develop, implement, and adjust individual treatment plans based on needs and functioning levels.
  • Conduct regular rounds in confined housing areas to assess inmate adjustment and mental health needs.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of psychological counseling theory and techniques for caseload individuals.
  • Provide crisis interventions, counseling, and assessments to address inmate needs.
  • Consult with various staff members to gain insights into problem behaviors and changes in mental health conditions.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Doctoral degree in Psychology 
  • # of years’ experience in Corrections: 1 year of consecutive experience in the Corrections Environment required. 
  • [Required Licenses or Certifications] unrestricted license to practice psychology in the state where practice occurs ( TN , GA , OH ) 
  • Two years of clinical psychology experience 


Benefits & Perks:

  • Weekly direct deposit.
  • Malpractice insurane provided 
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) with company matching.
  • Paid liability & workers’ comp coverage.
  • Flexible scheduling options.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Personalized 1:1 career support before, during, & and after assignments.


About Us:

With over 30 years of healthcare staffing experience, GHR Healthcare is your trusted partner in finding the perfect contract or permanent role in the healthcare industry. Our specialized teams have placed thousands of healthcare professionals nationwide. You will have a dedicated recruiter, providing access to new opportunities and guidance every step of the way. Whatever your career goals, GHR Healthcare is here to support you and find your perfect fit. Get to know us:

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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