Forensic Psychologist (hybrid – primarily remote)

CA - Riverside

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Job Description

Due to organizational growth, Liberty Healthcare is hiring for a new full-time Forensic Psychologist position.

This position will be a key contributor with Liberty’s forensic mental health program at the Robert Presley Detention Center – a Riverside County jail located in Riverside, CA.

Liberty’s program provides timely and comprehensive mental health care and restoration services to adults who are found to be incompetent to stand trial under California Penal Code 1370.

As a Forensic Psychologist with Liberty, your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting mental status examinations and formulating diagnoses
  • Evaluating patients for competency to stand trial
  • Writing comprehensive reports
  • Occasionally providing court testimony
  • Collaborating with psychiatrists, nurses, mental health clinicians and ancillary professionals
  • Actively participating in staff meetings, case conferences, and treatment planning
  • Performing risk assessments and crisis management assistance

This is a hybrid position which will allow you to primarily work remotely from your home office and also require you to meet with patients in-person onsite at the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside, CA.

You have the option to work a compressed four-day workweek or a traditional five-day workweek.  

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

  • Starting pay between $110,000 and $135,000 (depending on qualifications)
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance
  • 30 days of paid time off each year for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal days
  • Health Savings Account, 401k plan, and other perks

Full details on Liberty's benefits plan are available at

Skills & Requirements

You are a good fit for this position if you are licensed professionally in California as a Psychologist and have training and/or experience evaluating and treating adults who are justice-involved and experiencing mental illness.

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.

Recipients of aid under Welfare and Institutions Code Section 11200 are encouraged to notify Liberty Healthcare of said status to receive priority consideration.

If you have questions or would like to speak with someone before applying – contact Liz Salazar directly at (949) 590-6803 or

Click “Apply” and submit your CV for immediate consideration.