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Behavior Health Professional - LGPC/LCPC or LMSW/LCSW - Part Time (LaPlata & Leonardtown, MD)

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: La Plata
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (i.e., PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We are a privately owned, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice.

PCM provides comprehensive medical, mental health, & dental care services to over 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout the states of PA, MD, WV, NY, & NH; and was voted one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2019, 2020, & 2021 by the Central PA Business Journal.

Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's mental health professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all your learned skills and knowledge on a daily basis; providing care to an under-served, diverse, and appreciative patient population.

We are actively recruiting for a Part-Time Licensed Social Worker (LMSW or LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LGPC or LCPC) to work as a Behavioral Health Professional in the medical departments at the Charles County Detention Center in La Plata, MD & the St. Mary's County Detention Center in Leonardtown, MD.

This is a very flexible part-time position requiring only 16-24 hours (i.e., two to three 8-hour shifts) of on-site care per week (i.e., Monday's - Friday's), during normal business hours (i.e., -8:00a - 4:30p). Weekly hours will be shared between these two locations weekly based on staffing needs (i.e., 1-2 days/week at Charles County & 1-2 days/week at St. Mary's County - or visa versa). As such, an ideal candidate for this position would be someone willing/comfortable with reasonable travel & have reliable transportation.

Responsibilities: In this role the clinician is responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC standards and will serve as the mental health liaison between the medical unit and facility staff. Primary job responsibilities include:


Conduct clinical assessments based on referrals and self-referrals. Assessments include documentation of findings, including at a minimum a mental status examination and case conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment plan. Makes referrals to psychiatry when appropriate.
Risk assessments are to be conducted utilizing structured interviews and risk assessment tools. Inmates at risk for suicide and / or engaging in self-harm are managed utilizing existing protocols according to current policy and procedures.
Serve as the PrimeCare Medical (PCM) mental health liaison for mental health services, outside the facility.
Facilitates admission and placement of inmates/patients to forensic hospitals when necessary.
Monitors all mental health services provided.
Monitors clinical services to ensure that standards of care are in accordance with NCCHC and accepted psychiatric/ psychological standards.
Is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee.
Develops and conducts in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar.
Collects data and prepares monthly reports, which reflect performance.


Benefits: PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to all their employees! Standard benefits for full-time employees include:

Part-Time Sick leave package.

Requirements:

Must be licensed as a LGPC, LCPC, LMSW, LCSW, or LCSW-C in the State of Maryland.
Must hold a master's degree or greater in Social Work, Psychology, or related Human Service field with a concentration in clinical course work, training and/or experience.
Minimum of two years of experience & experience with substance abuse/MAT (i.e., medicated assisted treatment) preferred.


Summary:

Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's mental health professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all your learned skills and knowledge on a daily basis; providing care to an under-served, diverse, and appreciative patient population.



PCM is dedicated to our employees and we will provide the knowledge and training to administer premier healthcare in the correctional environment.

Are you looking for...?

Reliable/Flexible schedules?
Work-life balance?
Competitive salaries/compensation?
Exceptional benefits for you and your family?
Co-workers and support staff who understand the value of teamwork?
Strong/supportive leadership?
Opportunities for professional growth & development?


If you said yes, then a career in Correctional Mental Health Care with PrimeCare Medical may be exactly what you have been looking for!

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Alexandria , Behavior Health Professional - LGPC/LCPC or LMSW/LCSW - Part Time (LaPlata & Leonardtown, MD), Healthcare , La Plata, Virginia

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