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Part Time Counselors Job Coquille, OR

$42 hourly


Employer MedHealth
alarm 6 days ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a licensed mental health professional to treat inmates and educate members of the Coos County Jail. This is a part-time position, with both male and female inmates awaiting trial. On occasion, inmates will be transported and evaluated after trial as well.

Job Details:

  • 12 hours per week
  • Either onsite or possible telecommute
  • Competitive Pay
  • Must submit to a criminal background screen and maintain security clearance
  • Must submit to a pre-employment drug screen
  • Responsible to meet with incarcerated individuals both in the medical unit and in the housing units to evaluate current/past mental health issues
  • Responds to mental health emergencies throughout the facility
  • Conducts individual counseling and other possible therapies such as group counseling, substance abuse counseling, and anger management as needed
  • Collaborates with the psychiatric practitioner regarding patient status and treatment needed
  • Monitors psychiatric medication compliance and reports to Health Services Administrator and psychiatric practitioner
  • Follows all County Policies and Procedures with regard to security and patient contacts
  • Delivers care in accordance with established MedHealth Policies and Procedures
  • Communicates concerns regarding patient safety and behavior to appropriate medical and security personnel
  • Initiates involuntary hospitalization paperwork for patients requiring inpatient mental health treatment outside of the correctional facilityCommunicates the need for special housing to appropriate medical and security personnel
  • Conducts daily (when on site) rounds on patients experiencing mental health crises and determines appropriate housing recommendations
  • Thoroughly documents all patient encounters in electronic or paper medical record in accordance with MedHealth Policies and Procedures
  • Follows all PREA guidelines and standards as set by the Sheriff's Office
  • Other duties as necessary

  • Must be a LICENSED mental health professional (LPC, LPSW, LMHP, LMFT, LMHC)
  • Must have an ACTIVE, unrestricted license in the state of Oregon
  • Must be willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Must pass a background check and criminal history check
  • Must have at least one year experience
  • Correctional experience preferred
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