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Mental Health Professional (FT)

Company: Wellpath
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

About this role
Our Mental Health Professional provides mental health services, consultation, and training to patients and staff.

Additional Details
We can accept unlicensed candidates as long as you have completed your masters! We provide a supervisor for those not yet independently licensed.

Education for Mental Health Professionals:
Master's degree in a behavioral/social science field from an accredited college or university.
Experience as Mental Health Professional:
Coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group, and individual psychotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, psychological assessment techniques, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.
Licenses/Certifications for Mental Health Professional:
LMHC, LPC, LCSW, LICSW License Eligible, or similar licensure as required by Massachusetts.
Current CPR Certification.
What you will do
Provides direct clinical and consultation services in accordance with The Company Policies and procedures, policies and procedures of the institution, and in accordance with the ethics and standards of relevant professional organizations.
Provides individual and group psychotherapy/counseling to patients with the goals of reducing maladaptive behavior and fostering effective psychological functioning.
Provides crisis intervention services to patients as referred by institutional and medical staff or to self-referred patients. Crisis intervention may require consultation with institutional staff regarding management/treatment concerns, referral, and/or mental health follow-up.
Completes diagnostic evaluations, including clinical interview, interpretation of psychological testing, and development of a written report to include findings and recommendations.
Provides consultation services for institutional committees.
Provides consultation services to institutional staff concerning the mental status and management of patients.
Provides training in human behavior and/or mental health issues to institutional staff in accordance with the institution's training program and as assigned.
May be required to participate in a system of 24-hour crisis intervention services.
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

About Wellpath:

Experience patient-centered healthcare in a safe, supportive and career growth oriented environment.We are a public healthcare company caring for under-served patients in correctional settings, psychiatric hospitals and residential treatment facilities. Our journey begins with a belief in compassionate care and the way to succeed is by helping our people grow and succeed in their careers.

Keywords: Wellpath, Brockton , Mental Health Professional (FT), Healthcare , Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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