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Mental Health Coordinator, P/T

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Florence
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

At CoreCivic , our mental health teams make lasting changes in the lives of offenders, as we set the standards of care in the industry.

In our organization, these professionals are placed in the position of Mental Health Coordinator, PT to plan and provide clinical mental health services of a non-medical nature in the facility.

This is a part-time position that regularly works less than 30 hours per week.

The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements.

* Conducts mental health screenings and assessments based on review of available records, and clinical interviews with inmates.
* As part of a mental health team, confers with other clinical staff, e.g., psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health service provider's physicians, nurse, and social workers, in order to gather and provide information concerning patient psychological problems, to ensure treatment activities are well integrated and patient care follow-through occurs.
* Provides treatment to inmates by developing, implementing and modifying individual treatment plans based on evaluation of needs and level of functioning.
* Documents treatment and evaluation activities in the health care record for each person seen.
* Consults with and makes appropriate recommendations to multidisciplinary staff (e.g., security staff, unit staff, and facility management) regards behavior and mental health issues affecting inmates.
* Demonstrated a thorough knowledge of psychological counseling theory and techniques by way of treatments and activities used for individuals in caseload.
* Provides appropriate mental health assessments, counseling and confrontation avoidance interventions to address the needs of inmates in crisis.
* Administrators mental status exams or uses other psychological tests and instruments as necessary to evaluate inmates' treatment, adjustment and placement needs.

Qualifications:

* Graduate from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling or a degree in a related clinical area.
* Five years clinical experience which includes two years in a comparable job position required.
* Must possess appropriate current LPC, LCSW or LMFT certification or licensing.
* A valid driver's license is preferred, unless required by contract or applicable statute.
* Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: CoreCivic, Gilbert , Mental Health Coordinator, P/T, Healthcare , Florence, Arizona

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