Psychologist – Forensic / Developmental Disabilities

CA - Bakersfield

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Job Description

Psychologists are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity with Liberty Healthcare Corporation.

Liberty Healthcare operates an innovative program in California which serves adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral challenges and/or forensic mental involvement.

This statewide program endeavors to support individuals who are transitioning from state facilities into the community through person-centered planning and initiatives which promote long term health and well being in the community. 

This is accomplished by:

  • Assessing individuals in state facilities - prior to their transition into the community
  • Developing person-centered plans to achieve an optimal balance between an individual’s personal preferences, health, well-being, safety and social rules/laws
  • Providing intensive wrap-around services to individuals during and after their transition into the community
  • Providing clinical services / treatment to individuals in the community
  • Training and forming collaborative partnerships with community-based providers and other stakeholders

Liberty is now hiring for a full-time Psychologist position to join our virtual multidisciplinary team and support our clients. The specific responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Conducting client violence risk assessments and administering various psychological tests
  • Developing person-centered treatment and transition plans
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary team members 
  • Providing psychological consultation, training and subject matter expertise to various stakeholders
  • Providing psychological services to clients in their homes and other community-based locations
  • Travelling throughout the region
  • Rapidly mobilizing and responding to individual client needs
  • Being “on-call” after-hours on a rotational basis to assist clients in crisis

This position will allow you to work remotely / virtually from your home office (75%) with required travel (25%) to Porterville, CA and other client locations throughout the region.

As a full-time employee of Liberty Healthcare, you can expect:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package - which includes health, dental and vision insurance
  • Reimbursement work-related travel expenses (mileage, tolls, hotel, etc.)
  • 401k and thirty days of cumulative paid time off annually

Click her for a detailed overview of Liberty Healthcare’s benefits package


Skills & Requirements

Well-qualified candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Professional licensure in California as a Licensed Psychologist
  • Prior experience serving adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
  • Knowledge of effective supports and clinical services for people who have IDD, mental illness, complex behavioral health needs and/or forensic involvement
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively throughout the region

Liberty Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, equality and inclusion are among our deepest-held values. We work to create an environment that attracts real talent and we seek to motivate, inspire and recognize high performance among all employees. regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment. 

Click the “Apply” button below and submit your resume for immediate consideration – or if you would like additional details about this career opportunity before applying, contact Liz Salazar directly at (949) 590-6803 or