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.
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Wexford of Indiana LLC is a member of the Wexford family of companies: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. Wexford provides clients with experienced management; technologically advanced services; and programs that control costs while ensuring quality of care. For more than two decades, the Wexford companies have 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 of Indiana LLC, 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.
Mental Health Professional
New Castle Correctional Facility, New Castle, IN
New Castle Correctional Facility is located in Henry County Indiana. It is a medium security prison that can house approximately 3200 adult male inmates. Offenders are held in both dormitory, and celled settings. The facility is divided into multiple units, a general population and annex, a segregation unit, an infirmary unit, a minimum housing unit, and a mental health unit.
Vocational programs at this facility include computer courses, building maintenance, barbering, horticulture courses, and culinary arts classes. Inmates can also receive treatment for substance abuse, take parenting courses, receive sex offender treatment and participate in re-entry programs. Adult basic education courses and the ability to earn a GED are some of the educational opportunities offered by New Castle Correctional Facility.
Under the direct supervision of the designated Wexford Health manager and clinical supervision from the Chief Psychiatrist, provides social work services to patients receiving mental health services. Duties include assessment, consultation, liaison, and psychotherapeutic interventions as appropriate. Communicates clinical findings in writing, as well as through consultation with Mental Health Unit staff. Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities.
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.
Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.
TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.
LICENSING: Current license or license eligible and actively in process of obtaining licensure.
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited university with a Master's Degree in a Mental Health area.