Mental Health Assistant


: $64,190.00 - $83,300.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

We have an exceptional opportunity for a part time (weekend evening shift) Licensed Mental Health Professional (LCSW, LPC) to join our healthcare team at Passaic County Jail located in Paterson, NJ.


Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

  • Provision of full range social work services to assigned patients to include psycho-social assessment, group, family, and individual therapy, discharge planning and all services to be documented in patient's medical record.
  • Participation in treatment team activities on assigned unit to include development and periodic review of patient treatment record.
  • Provision of crisis intervention services upon staff or patient self-referral
  • Coordination of aftercare planning for patients appropriate for discharge from the facility.
  • Participation in unit morning report
  • Preparation of reports and records as requested.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

  • Licensed in state of employment as either a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Professional Counselor (LPC) or a Psychological Examiner (LPE)
  • At least 2 years of experience in providing social work services in an inpatient psychiatric facility.
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills. Able to effectively interact with institutional staff, medical staff, and outside agencies.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.??

Corizon Health. Keywords: Mental Health Technician, Location: Paterson, NJ - 07509
Associated topics: abuse, clinical, coordinator, domestic, hcpc, mental, npho, outpatient, rww, violence * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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