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Mental Health Professional

Company: Wellpath / Correct Care Solutions
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We're on a path to better healthcare.
Join us Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!" About this role 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. What you bring to the table Education:

  • Master's degree in a behavioral/social science field from an accredited college or university Experience:
    • 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:
      • 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 What you will do
        • 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 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. Designation of duties will be determined by 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 Our investment in you
          • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options Sign up for Job Alerts and connect with us to be the first to hear about new opportunities by joining our job alert network. Wellpath is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer. Consideration for employment is provided without any discrimination in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Wellpath provides reasonable accommodations to all those with a disability as defined under the ADA. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the online application this can be requested by sending an email to HRCompliance@wellpath.us .

Keywords: Wellpath / Correct Care Solutions, New York , Mental Health Professional, Healthcare , New York, New York

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