PrimeCare Medical is currently looking for a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) to work as a Mental Health Clinician in the medical departments at the Charles County Detention Center located in La Plata, MD.
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.
-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.
PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to their employees. Standard benefits for full-time employees include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability options, Generous PTO, 401k with match, and a flexible spending account.
-Must be licensed as a LCPC in the state of Maryland
-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.
Contact PrimeCare Medical’s Corporate Office at (717) 545-5787 and ask to speak with a Recruiter or send your resume to Employment@PrimeCareMedical.com
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