Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC, LCSW, LICSW) in Upper Marlboro, MD at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Licensed Mental Health Professional to join our healthcare team at the Prince George County Correctional Center located in Upper Marlboro, MD. The qualified candidate must be a Licensed Mental Health Professional in the state of Maryland.

Available hours: 8:30am-5:00pm

Qualifications of a Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health Professional

  • Graduation from a Master's level program in mental health services.
  • Licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Independant Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC) in Maryland is required.
  • Minimum of two years employment in a social work capacity in a public or private agency or equivalent.
  • Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report.

Responsibilities of a Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health Professional

Mental Health Professionals will be involved in working with all disciplines in the Mental Health Unit to attain effectiveness in serving the patient population.

  • Ability to evaluate individuals in psychiatric crisis.
  • Ability to triage patients and determine level of care.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with multidisciplinary team of clinicians and security personnel.
  • Performs individual and group therapeutic interventions as appropriate.
  • Performs administrative consultations for specialized social services as determined by the specific needs of the Institution.
  • Perform specific psychiatric social service work on the Mental Health Unit of a Correctional Facility.
  • Assists in planning and implementing the goals and objectives of programs and projects. May direct special projects as requested.
  • Participates in and conducts in-service programs, as well as assists in the orientation of new staff.
  • Provides the necessary preparation of documentation, necessary records and reports.

Benefits offered to Licensed Mental Health Professionals

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding
Apply online or contact Carolyn Coney-Johnson at 800.222.8215 ext. 6814 for more information.

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

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