Staff Psychologist

Overview

Empower Youth and Transform Lives

Join CFG Health Systems, the new partner of the Juvenile Justice Commission, and embark on a meaningful career journey. Our compassionate team goes beyond patient care to make a positive impact within the community. As a Staff Psychologist, you will be a guiding light for underserved youth and part of our mission to provide quality and compassionate care in a challenging yet fulfilling environment.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • Great Perks: Discounts on gym memberships, cell phone packages, amusement parks, concerts, car rentals, hotels, and more.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct clinical services, including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, psychological assessment, and family therapy.
  • Document clinical issues and provide ongoing staff training.
  • Administer advanced psychological testing and assessments.
  • Establish supportive and therapeutic relationships with youth, ensuring safety, security, and responsible residential care.
  • Provide supervision and support for the daily care of youth.
  • Supervise daily routines as a role model for effective problem-solving, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
  • Observe and document behavior, physical, and emotional symptoms, implementing behavioral management interventions as needed.
  • Assist youth with skill-building activities.
  • Plan and supervise daily recreational and social activities.
  • Implement program policies and procedures, including the behavioral motivational system.
  • Consult with supervisors, directors, and social workers on behavior issues, youth needs, and clinical interventions.
  • Contribute to program tasks such as driving program vehicles, ordering supplies, conducting fire drills, pharmacy runs, and errands.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:
  • Licensed and credentialed as a Psychologist in the state of NJ.
  • Experience working with youth with a history of complex behavioral and mental health needs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Record History Clearance and a Child Abuse History Clearance.
  • Physical participation in therapeutic holds and certification biannually.
  • Ability to participate in trauma-informed care and crisis intervention.
  • Flexibility in meeting scheduling needs and working on agency holidays.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Assigned to mandatory extra shifts when needed.

Job Category

Behavior/Mental Health