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.
Mental Health Professional Opportunity
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.
This posting is for a
Qualified Mental Health Professional
Rockville Female Correctional Facility, IN
It is a medium security prison that can incarcerate upwards of 1210 adult females.
Inmates are housed in a dormitory setting. Work experience is provided for all inmates in various trades both inside the facility and outside. Inmates can work in food preparation, landscaping, laundry, maintenance and more.
Offenders can also receive a variety of educational courses to earn an adult basic education and GED. Vocational skills taught at this facility include business technology, culinary arts, construction trades and custodial maintenance. Inmates can receive substance abuse treatment, parenting courses and counseling for domestic violence.
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.