Duffield, Virginia   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:20139


Wexford Health

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POSITION: Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)
SCHEDULE: Full-time
FACILITY: Duffield Regional Jail
LOCATION: Duffield, VA 

A Job Should be MORE than just a paycheck.

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers.  Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.

The majority of our patients come from marginalized or impoverished backgrounds.  In many cases, our doctors, nurses, and behavioral health professionals represent the patient’s first experience with quality, compassionate health care.

We heal and rehabilitate thousands of incarcerated patients every day.
When you join Wexford Health, you do more than just further your career.
You also become part of a team-a family-whose mission is to care for patients that cannot care for themselves.

You change lives.
You make a difference.
If you are looking for a position that empowers you to do MORE… then look at Wexford Health.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

The QMHP – Bachelor’s Level is a part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team and works directly with mentally ill or intellectually and developmentally disabled offender patients, providing therapeutic services within mental health programs and units.  The QMHP – Bachelor’s Level plans and conducts a variety of specifically assigned therapeutic activities, assessments, and interventions. Provides patient supervision and leadership of activities appropriate to the program involved. Activities are correlated with patient needs, are based on treatment plans and are designed to help achieve self-adjustment and clinical stabilization. 


1.    Plans and conducts a variety of specifically assigned patient activities appropriate to the designated program.
2.    Provides leadership for one or more groups of patients during therapeutic activities program.
3.    Evaluates patients’ capabilities and prepares recommendations on placement of patients in activity programs.
4.    Assists in maintaining administrative and clinical records.
5.    Requests supplies and equipment needed for assigned activities.
6.    Provides individual instruction for patients as required.
7.    Performs all duties and activities per the Behavioral Health Policies and Procedures and facility Administrative Directives.
8.    Upon receiving the necessary training and/or instruction, performs other duties as required or assigned.

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSING: Current Virginia license as Licensed Professional Counselor, Qualified Mental Health Professional or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification 
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Knowledge of the principles and practices of therapeutic activity programs; have ability to plan, organize, direct, and participate in recreation/leisure activities; and have ability to prepare, set-up and maintain equipment related to therapeutic activities.





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