Mental Health Coordinator, P/T
Posted on: September 20, 2022
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
- 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
Associated topics: behavioral, case, cell, clinical, counselor,
mental, msw, outreach, social, youth
Keywords: CoreCivic, Gilbert , Mental Health Coordinator, P/T, Healthcare , Coolidge, Arizona
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