Mental Health Professional
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health
Our Mental Health Professional provides clinical services under the direction of the MH Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor or MH Director to patients. Provides mental health consultation and training to facility staff.
Education for Mental Health Professional:
- Master's degree in a behavioral/social science field from an accredited college or university.
Experience for Mental Health Professional:
- Coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group, and individual psychotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, psychological assessment techniques, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.
Licenses/Certifications for Mental Health Professional:
- LMSW, LPC, or similar licensure in the state from the appropriate state licensing board.
- Current CPR Certification.
- Any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract.
- Provide direct clinical and consultation services in accordance with The Company Policies and procedures, policies and procedures of the institution, and in accordance with the ethics and standards of relevant professional organizations (e.g., NASW, APA).
- Responsible for having a basic understanding of mental health accreditation standards issued by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and American Correctional Association (ACA) if those accrediting bodies are applicable to the facility.
- Interrelate and work effectively with facility staff, patients, and outside support agencies as delegated by MH Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor, or MH Director.
- Maintain the confidentiality of patient information in accordance with The Company policy and procedure, state law, site policy and the standards of the NCCHC and ACA, if those accrediting bodies are applicable to the site.
- Completion of specific duties and responsibilities as designated by the Mental Health Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor or Mental Health Director. The designation of duties will be determined by the current needs of the patient population and the mental health professionals privilege status, taking into consideration employee's interests whenever possible.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer.
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