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Behavioral Health Clinician - LMHC or LMSW/LCSW - Part Time (Saturday's) - Lake George, NY

Company: Professional Care Medical Practice PC
Location: Lake George
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical of New York, Inc. (i.e., PrimeCare), recruiting on behalf of Professional Care Medical Practice PC, is currently looking for a Behavioral Health Clinician [(i.e., either a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Social Worker (LMSW or LCSW)] for a part-time/PRN weekend position (i.e., every Saturday weekly - during normal business hours, 8:00a - 4:30p), on-site in the medical department at the Warren County Jail in Lake George, NY.
Responsibilities:In this role the clinician is responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC standards and will serve as the mental health liaison between the medical unit and facility staff. Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Conduct clinical assessments based on referrals and self-referrals. Assessments include documentation of findings, including at a minimum a mental status examination and case conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment plan. Makes referrals to psychiatry when appropriate.
  • Risk assessments are to be conducted utilizing structured interviews and risk assessment tools. Inmates at risk for suicide and / or engaging in self-harm are managed utilizing existing protocols according to current policy and procedures.
  • Serve as the PrimeCare Medical (PCM) mental health liaison for mental health services, outside the facility.
  • Facilitates admission and placement of inmates/patients to forensic hospitals when necessary.
  • Monitors all mental health services provided.
  • Monitors clinical services to ensure that standards of care are in accordance with NCCHC and accepted psychiatric/ psychological standards.
  • Is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee.
  • Develops and conducts in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar.
  • Collects data and prepares monthly reports, which reflect performance.Benefits:PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to all their employees! Standard benefits for part-time employees include:
    • Generous part-time PTO & Sick Leave package.Requirements:
      • Must be licensed as a LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW in the State of New York.
      • Must hold a Master's degree or greater in Social Work, Psychology, or related Human Service field with a concentration in clinical course work, training and/or experience.
      • Minimum of two years of experience and familiarity with substance abuse/MAT (i.e., Medicated Assisted Treatment) counseling preferred.Summary:Correctional mental/behavioral health care provides a challenging and exciting world of opportunities for Mental Health Counselors and Social Workers today and is similar to working in an emergency room or clinic, in that we provide full-spectrum mental/behavioral health care - including substance abuse/MAT (i.e., medicated assisted treatment) counseling & therapy. Each day is both challenging and rewarding, serving a vulnerable & underserved patient population.
        PCM is dedicated to our employees and we will provide the knowledge and training necessary to administer premier mental/behavioral health care within a correctional environment.
        • Must be licensed as a LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW in the State of New York.
        • Must hold a Master's degree or greater in Social Work, Psychology, or related Human Service field with a concentration in clinical course work, training and/or experience.
        • Minimum of two years of experience and familiarity with substance abuse/MAT (i.e., Medicated Assisted Treatment) counseling preferred.Are you looking for...?
          • Reliable/Flexible schedules?
          • Work-life balance?
          • Competitive salaries/compensation?
          • Exceptional benefits for you and your family?
          • Co-workers and support staff who understand the value of teamwork?
          • Strong/supportive leadership?If you said yes, then a career in Correctional Mental Health Care with PrimeCare Medical may be exactly what you've been looking for!

Keywords: Professional Care Medical Practice PC, Albany , Behavioral Health Clinician - LMHC or LMSW/LCSW - Part Time (Saturday's) - Lake George, NY, Healthcare , Lake George, New York

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