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Mental Health Professional-full-time, great pay!

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

POSITION: Licensed Mental Health Professional (Clinical/ Non-Clinical)

SCHEDULE: 8a-4p Tuesday - Saturday (40hrs/week)

FACILITY: Logan Correctional Center

LOCATION: Lincoln, Illinois

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS NOW AVAILABLE!!!

$27.04 hourly rate for LSWs/LPCs

$30.09 hourly rate for LCSWs/LCPCs

BENEFITS

Wexford Health is proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

* Annual increase
* 39 total paid days off per year
* 401(k) retirement saving plan with 50% match
* Company-paid CEU's
* Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
* Dental and Vision insurance
* Company-paid short-term disability
* Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Chief Psychiatrist, provides social work services to patients receiving mental health services. Duties include assessment, consultation, liaison, and psychotherapeutic interventions as appropriate. Communicates clinical findings in writing, as well as through consultation with Mental Health Unit staff. Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

* Provide clinical screenings and assessments for treatment needs of offenders referred by medical, counseling, security, or other center staff.
* In the absence of a Clinical Psychologist, provide clinical supervision of the center Crisis Team. This includes provision of quarterly Crisis Team training and consultation to team members on all crisis interventions. Such consultations may be carried out by phone during off duty hours.
* Provide crisis intervention counseling, brief therapy, and group therapy as indicated for Center residents.
* Provide consultation on mental health issues to the center medical staff.
* Provide staff training to center personnel on mental health issues including the function of the Crisis Team and how to access its services.
* Monitor the provisions of crisis services to include review of documentation for accuracy, completeness, and fulfillment of Center directives and procedures.
* Monitor the clinical condition and treatment needs of special offender populations (e.g., Guilty but Mentally III or offenders receiving antipsychotic medication) as determined necessary by Center or agency directive or local policy.
* Maintain required documentation on all mental health contacts to include submission of a monthly summary report to the agency Chief of Mental Health Services.
* Where applicable, provide psychological services for those offenders who need to be transferred to Mental Health facilities. Services to include work up and any court hearing testimony needed.
* Provide services in compliance with all Administrative Directives Departmental Rules.
* Provide staff training in areas related to mental health issues such as signs and symptoms of mental illness, management of mentally ill offenders, crisis intervention and related topics.
* Provide re-entry psycho-educational services to mentally ill offenders returning to the community upon discharge.
* Participate in Behavioral Health Ground Rounds as directed.
* Upon receiving the necessary training and/or instruction, perform other duties as required or assigned.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.

TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

LICENSING: Current license or license eligible and actively in process of obtaining licensure (LCSW, LSW, LPC, or LCPC).

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited university with a Master's Degree in a Mental Health area.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

* Clinical License Preferred
* Correctional experience
* Two years post-degree clinical experience
* Prior experience with use of electronic medical record system

EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health, Springfield , Mental Health Professional-full-time, great pay!, Healthcare , Springfield, Illinois

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