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Mental Health Professional Part-Time -Walker County

Company: Qchc Inc
Location: Jasper
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Mental Health Professional is responsible for interviewing inmates who are on suicide watch, assessing suicide risk, referring to attending physician when appropriate and triaging other mental health requests from medical and correctional staff.Duties and Responsibilities Utilize therapeutic interventions to assist identified inmates during their incarceration Coordinate with medical and correctional personnel to provide optimized care Render accurate diagnosis or diagnostic impression based on information obtained during initial mental health assessment and subsequent sessions (if license allows) Conduct psychosocial evaluations and mental status exams Develop, with clients assistance, an individualized treatment plan and monitor clients progress utilizing the treatment plan Keep up-to-date, concise, and accurate documentation Assure prompt and appropriate response in emergency situations Incorporate discharge planning techniques into sessions, such as providing outside resources and referrals as needed Other duties as assigned by the Corporate Mental Health Director and the On-Site Health Services AdministratorRequirements:Education, Skills and Competencies Masters degree or equivalent in Counseling, Social Work or related field Current, valid license in field Highly esteemed in moral and ethical character Maintains firm boundaries in therapeutic relationships Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients Maintains annual continuing education requirements Able to utilize a teamwork approach#IND1by Jobble

Keywords: Qchc Inc, Birmingham , Mental Health Professional Part-Time -Walker County, Healthcare , Jasper, Alabama

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