Description This is a Department of Psychiatry position funded by the Department of State Hospitals (DSH). The position is located at DSH-Napa in the Forensic Psychiatry Research Division. The position involves working with severely mentally ill patients committed to the state hospitals via the criminal justice system. This research is a collaborative effort between DSH and University of California, Davis. The research is related to a variety of forensic psychiatric issues, including risk assessment, risk management, malingering, competence restoration and other issues as dictated by the needs of the DSH.
Position Information Salary Range : $21.36 to $25.49 Salary Frequency : Hourly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : DSH-Napa : Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
This is not an H1B opportunity.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED -Strong skills in applied human psychological research or a related field -Training/knowledge of research methodology and design in clinical human research -Proficiency with software such as Word, Access, Excel, and SPSS (data analysis software) -Demonstrated strong organizational skills to manage large program development databases -Demonstrated good interpersonal skills to facilitate and maintain relationships with others
PREFERRED -Bachelor degree in psychology or related field
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities be responsible for mastering large databases, creating excellent working relationship with all state hospitals necessary to maintain research activities, recruiting subjects for research, conducting structured assessments of competence, symptom ratings, and assessments of malingering in psychiatric patients, thorough record reviews, including criminal justice documents such as criminal arrest history, data entry, development of databases, maintaining research records, and other research related duties.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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