The American Correctional Association, the oldest and largest correctional association in the world, selected Wexford Health’s Restoration to Competency (RTC) program as the recipient of its prestigious 2014 Innovation in Corrections Award.
Wexford of Indiana, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
Wexford has an exceptional opportunity for a Behavioral Health Specialist to join our team of healthcare professionals at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Pendleton, Indiana.
We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:
The Behavioral Health Specialist is a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team and provides clinically appropriate services under the clinical direction of a Psychologist.
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.
Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmate patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or other related mental health field required.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year prior clinical experience working with the forensics client; have familiarity with relevant research.
OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: N/A