Washington State Psychologist 4 - CBCC (Clallam Bay) in Clallam Bay, Washington


Psychologist 4 Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) Clallam Bay, WA

In anticipation of a vacancy this summer, the Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Psychologist 4 for Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) located in Clallam Bay, WA. This will be a full time M-F day shift position. This position may qualify for the State or Federal Loan Repayment Programs.

Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) is 900 bed male facility located on the point of the Olympic Peninsula. It is 50 miles west of Port Angeles and looks out over the Strait of Juan de Fuca at Vancouver Island. This facility houses medium and close custody offenders. CBCC also operates an Intensive Management Unit and is developing step down programming to assist offenders in returning successfully to general population.

Application assessment will be ongoing and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the recruitment process. it is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as possible.


  • Supervises masters and bachelors level mental health providers in an institution; directs and coordinates work of psychologists with that of other institution service programs.

  • Serves as psychological consultant to Clinical Director, Superintendent and medical staff on problems involving psychological services.

  • Plans, executes, and participates in treatment programs.

  • Serves as consultant to diagnostic, intake, treatment, and disposition staff.

  • Provides individual and group psychotherapy to patients.

  • Does psychodiagnostic testing of patients and employees.

  • Participates in training and education of institution staff in psychological field. Qualifications

Doctoral Degree in Psychology from an accredited school or department of Psychology whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), AND possession of a current license to practice psychology in the state of Washington. Possession of a license in another state with the ability to obtain a Washington license is also acceptable.

Each employee is expected to maintain and adhere to the continuing education requirements for the applicable professional credential. Each employee must adhere to legislation and/or law changes that may affect current licensure and/or registration requirements.

Desired: Three years of Postdoctoral Psychology experience, including one year of experience in forensic psychology.

Preferred: One year experience working with mentally ill offenders in a maximum security facility.

Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.


  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. *Phone number *AND_ email address are required for all professional references._

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment.

We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:

  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment ,or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email wendy.vandel@doc.wa.gov or call us at (360) 407-5742. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Salary: $83,268.00 - $109,248.00 Annually

Location: Clallam County - Clallam Bay, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Corrections

Job Number: 2018-psychologist 4- CBCC

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov