USA

Mental Health Professional

Glenwood Springs - Colorado (CO),

Correctional Health Partners

Job Description:

Correctional Health Partners (CHP) provides comprehensive healthcare services for county jails and state departments of corrections. We bring healthcare best practices to the correctional setting with a focus on trust, compassion, and integrity. Our vision is to become the most trusted correctional healthcare provider in the country.

We are currently looking for a Mental Health Professional to provide mental health consultation as well as direct mental health services in accordance with CHP's and the facilities policies and procedures. The Mental Health Professional must practice in accordance with the ethics and standards of relevant professional organizations (e.g., NASW, APA). Designation of duties will be determined by current needs of the inmate population and the mental health professional's status. The Mental Health Professional must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different situations.

Experience Required:
  • Professional license in social work (LPC or LCSW) required.
  • Minimum one year of work experience in community setting, i.e. correctional care, case management, home health care, discharge planning or department of social services etc.
  • Knowledge of case management, community resources/agencies, program and workflow development, process improvement and implementation.
  • Must adhere to CHP's five core values:

  • Integrity: To do the right thing, even when nobody is watching.
  • Teamwork: To collaborate and to support each other in achieving a common goal.
  • Accountability: To take responsibility for our successes and failures, and to hold ourselves and others to high-standards.
  • Patient-centered: To identify patient needs and provide optimal patient care.
  • Compassion: To be empathetic toward the needs of our clients, patients, and coworkers.
Correctional Health Partners offers a professional atmosphere, competitive salaries and a full range of benefits. Our benefits include:

  • 401(k) plan.
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Flex spending, medical and dependent care plans available.
  • Paid time off, up to 28 days per year based on tenure and position.
  • Paid holidays: we recognize 9 holidays.
  • Education tuition reimbursement.
  • Exercise incentive program.
Correctional Health Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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