Forensic Psychologist

CA - Rancho Cucamonga

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Job Description

Forensic Psychologists are encouraged to consider an available full-time position with Liberty Healthcare.

Liberty Healthcare operates a specialized forensic mental health program within the West Valley Detention Center – a county jail operated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff.

This program provides high quality assessment and treatment services to adults who are justice involved, experiencing mental illness, and deemed incompetent to stand trial.

As a Forensic Psychologist with Liberty’s jail based competency treatment program, 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 work in part remotely from your home office and require you to work in part onsite at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

You may work a compressed four-day workweek or a traditional five-day workweek.  

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

  • Starting salary range of $110,000 to $125,000 (depending on qualifications)
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance
  • 30 days of cumulative paid time off annually for holidays, vacation, sick and personal time
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), 401k plan and other perks

For a detailed overview of Liberty’s benefits go to

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 forensic patients.

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.

If you have questions or would like to speak with someone before applying – contact Liz Salazar directly at (610) 590-3751 or

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