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PRN Mental Health Professional

Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc. has been certified as a Great Place to Work® by Fortune Magazine! 

Position: PRN (as needed) Mental Health Professional (QMHP, LPC, LCPC, LSW, LCSW)

Facility: Hamilton County Jail

Location: Noblesville, IN

Job Description

The Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing mental health services to detainees while working directly with clients, team members, and facility staff, and maintaining a professional relationship with all staff and detainees.

 

  • Provide mental health assessment and evaluation of detainees referred by facility staff or identified by prescreening (booking or nursing).

  • Provide individual and/or group therapeutic services.

  • Assist custody and medical staff in the monitoring of mental health for referred detainees. 

  • Coordinate with custody and medical staff in the management and treatment of detainees with mental health and/or behavioral concerns. 

  • Monitor and provide therapeutic support of segregated/isolated detainees. 

  • Support and supplement the activities of county mental health services in the stabilization of at-risk detainees.

  • Coordinate with county mental health services for continuity of care and discharge planning via sharing of pertinent patient information.

  • Complete documentation of assessment and treatment, as well as maintain records for referral tracking and CQI.

  • Facilitate training on mental health-related issues as requested. 

  • Adhere to work schedule.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a behavioral/social science field (e.g., Psychology, Social Work) from an accredited college or university and current licensure with clinical specialty in the state from the appropriate state licensing board.  

  • Must be able to practice independently.

  • 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.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. 

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